Dr. Rania Itani

Dr. Rania Itani
Faculty: PharmacyDepartment: Pharmacy PracticePosition: Clinical Lecturer,PharmDOffice Number: 102Phone: 009611300110Ext: 2831E-mail: r.itani@bau.edu.lb

Biography

Dr. Itani graduated from Beirut Arab University with a BSc in pharmacy degree in 2013 and with a Pharm.D degree in 2015.

Dr. Itani started working at BAU in pharmacy practice department as a preceptor and lab instructor in 2014. She also worked as a community pharmacist. She has completed many workshops on first aid, medical education and softpharm.

Dr. Itani research interests focus on clinical pharmacy practice in the institutional and ambulatory settings with emphasis on infectious diseases.

Teaching

Teaching Experience

Two years’ experience as Professional Pharmacy Practice preceptor, for fifth level students, in hospital settings, responsible for guiding students and supporting them to practice patient care. Instructs Pharmacy Practice I students (PHAR 275), guides them in determining ethical, professional standards and in acquiring advanced communication skills. In addition, worked as lab instructor for Drug Information and Literature Evaluation course and Integrated Case-based Learning I & III. 

2015-16 courses

Research

Research of interests focus on infectious diseases; with regard to epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
Research project: Incidence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Risk Factors, Susceptibility Patterns and Treatment Outcomes (A retrospective study in a Lebanese Hospital). (Pharm.D Thesis) 

Activities

-  Attended several workshops on Scientific Research, Publication and Plagiarism.
-  Attended workshops on Behavioral Styles – BAU.
-  Attended the “Arab Pharmacist Union and BAU Congress”. Appropriate Use of Medication: A Guarantee For Safety Society – June 2015
-  Attended the “Health Insight Congress” – Le Royal –April 2015
-  Attended a Lecture about “Understanding and Managing different Patient Behavioral Styles” – BAU – March 2015
-  Attended “Congress of the Lebanese Society Of Infectious Diseases” – Phoenicia - February 2014
-  Participated in Quality Assurance Competition of the Pharmacy Faculty (spring 2012-2013)
-  Attended the 3 phases of the Inter-professional Education (April 2013)
-  Private lessons in scientific courses (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Math).