BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN PHARMACY
The Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy program is a four-year outcome-based program that offers a good mix of general education courses, which have relevant applications in the profession of pharmacy, and professional courses that will prepare the graduates in acquiring competencies necessary in the workplace. Foundation courses in pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmaceutics and the life sciences will enhance the understanding of pharmaceutical product development and their applications in pharmacy practice. It also includes an internship program that involves assigning students to different CHED-accredited affiliation establishments covering a minimum of 1200 hours where students will have exposure to a variety of opportunities in practice areas that will prepare them for the different roles expected of them upon graduation.
PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
Three to five years after graduation, the graduates of Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy shall have:
- Managed drug establishments based on sound entrepreneurial practice
- embarked on research undertakings relative to pharmaceutical issues and concerns
- Engaged in life-long learning and continuous professional development
- Involved in various community-based pharmacy-related activities and environmental issues and concerns
By the time of graduation, students must be able to:
a. Adhere to legal requirements, practice standards and code of ethics for the pharmacy profession.
b. Apply knowledge and skills of mathematics, health sciences, social sciences, psycho-social sciences, physical sciences, environmental and natural sciences, and information technology and other advanced technologies to the practice of pharmacy.
c. Apply suitable techniques and principles in the compounding, storage, and manufacturing, distribution, administration, and disposal of pharmaceutical (biologicals) products to ensure quality, safety, and efficacy of products.
d. Dispense pharmaceutical products according to practice standards with provision of relevant information based on sound scientific evidence.
e. Collaborate effectively with the patients and other members of the health care team.
f. Conduct or participate in research activities according to guidelines of scientific research and dissemination of findings for utilization.
g. Demonstrate efficiently and effectively key responsibilities in any organization.
h. Integrate patient safety with entrepreneurial activities.
i. Facilitate learning of selected learners for specific purposes (patients, students, peers, staff, other health professionals)
j. Communicate effectively using culturally appropriate language.
Graduates of BS Pharmacy can pursue professional career in the following fields of practice:
- Community Pharmacy
- Dispensing and Counselling
- Pharmacy Supervisor or Manager:
- Hospital Pharmacy
- Dispensing Pharmacist
- Compounding Pharmacist:
- Clinical Pharmacist
- Pharmaceutical Industry
- Dispensing Pharmacist:
- Manufacturing Pharmacist
- Quality Control Analyst
- Research and Development
- Regulatory Pharmacist
- Public Health
- Public Health Pharmacist:
- Pharmacy Instructor / Professor:
|FACULTY||FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION|
|Prof. Aldrin Jan M. Agra||Pharmaceutical Sciences|
Reference: CMO No. 54, Series of 2017