KULLIYYAH OF PHARMACY
In early academic years, the Department introduces students to various hospital services, development and use of Hospital Formulary, policies, laws and regulations pertaining to the use of materials or drugs in health care, the processes and requirements of prescribing, packaging, determining of expiry dates and dispensing with the use of different types of labels.
As the students advance in their study, they are expected to understand the clinical pharmacokinetic aspects of drugs and their relationship to patient’s treatment, the various factors that determine the choice of drugs for particular patients.
Students will be exposed to practical aspects of pharmacy with regards to patient care and drug therapy in wards, the opportunity to observe and participate in ward rounds, taking medical history from patients, analysis of symptoms, managing and interpreting simple diagnostic tests such as blood glucose, pregnancy test, other laboratory results pertaining to the patients’ condition and the opportunity to put into practice their knowledge in clinical pharmacy and therapeutics.
Students are also expected to understand relevant administration and management concepts and issues relevant to pharmacy administration and management.
The Pharmacy Practice Department aims to train pharmacists that can work in various pharmacy services in hospitals and community pharmacies.
The Pharmacy Practice Department conducts courses with Islamic perspective in line with the philosophy of IIUM and the objectives of the Kulliyyah to produce competent pharmacists imbued with Islamic values when conducting their professional duties.
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