College of Pharmacy

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College of Pharmacy

The Doctor of Pharmacy program at Al Hayat Medical University (AMU) is the first and only PharmD program in the country. The aim of the program is to prepare and graduate professional pharmacists who are drug therapy experts. Starting with a solid foundational knowledge base in biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences in the initial phase, students quickly and smoothly move into the pharmacy practice and clinical pharmacy phase of the program. Professional skills labs offer an opportunity for clinical simulations and role play preparing our students for early exposure into the “real practice” environment.
The Doctor of Pharmacy program offers AMU students both introductory and advanced pharmacy practice experiences in AMU affiliated hospitals, clinics and community pharmacies.
Goals of the PharmD program
  1. To graduate practice-ready pharmacists who will advance the profession.
  2. To apply international best practices in quality of pharmacy education including student-centered learning, integration of sciences, research and extensive experiential education.
  3. To promote collaborative professional practice through inter-professional education.
  4. To enhance the quality of healthcare provided by graduates to the community they serve.
  5. To prepare graduates for continuing professional development and life-long learning.
The Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy shall normally require study duration of four years with eight semesters on a full-time basis.

 

 

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