Doctor of Pharmacy
The Postgraduate Doctor of Pharmacy is a QFEmirates level 9 professional program (Master's degree) offered to licensed pharmacists with an accredited baccalaureate degree in pharmacy who wish to earn a higher degree relevant to clinical practice. The program is designed and developed to satisfy the needs of practicing pharmacists at health care centers within the country and internationally. The duration of the program is 2 years full time and includes 1,440 hours (36 weeks) of placement in clinical environments. The College of Medicine & Health Sciences has a high global rating and is accredited by the General Medical Council. It is listed and accepted by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates and recognized by American and Canadian Universities and Health Institutions.
- Provide Optimal Patient Education and Care
- Apply Advanced Therapeutic Knowledge to Pharmacy Practice
- Develop Interpersonal & Communication Skills.
- Conduct Health-Related Research.
- Identify and Use the Appropriate Health-Related Resources.
- Demonstrate Professional Behavior and Ethics with Patients and Other Health Care Providers
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Apply knowledge of advanced pharmacotherapeutics and pharmaceutical sciences in recommending and delivering optimal patient care.
- Evaluate the medical literature and utilize evidence-based medicine in problem solving and decision-making process.
- Communicate effectively while displaying empathy with patients and provide drug information to patients and healthcare providers.
- Design and monitor an individualized pharmaceutical care plan in collaboration with other healthcare providers and take leadership roles in promoting health and wellness in the community.
- Exhibit a capacity for self-evaluation, moral reflection and ethical reasoning to form the basis for self-directed and lifelong learning.
- Design, conduct, and analyze advanced clinical research projects.
Required Credit Hours :
minimum 60 hours