(Pharm D. Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs

Knowledge :

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of different classes of drugs including their sources, isolation, purification, identification, physicochemical characterization, analysis and their mechanisms of action
  2. Identify theories behind drug discovery, design, manufacture and performance of dosage forms in drug delivery and therapeutic effectiveness
  3. Explain concepts and basic pharmaceutical and biomedical knowledge used for promoting health, diagnosing diseases, prescribing medicines and management of their potential toxicity
  4. Describe different strategies used in design and implementation of patient-specific and evidence-based medication therapy plans

 

Skills

  1. Select appropriate methods for extemporaneous compounding of drugs based on knowledge of drug chemical structure, pharmacological activity on various body organs and routes of administration
  2. Investigate patient records together with reporting recommended medications, necessary laboratory tests and referral
  3. Dispense medications on prescriptions and other orders according to legal, ethical and professional requirements
  4. Apply problem solving and research skills for developing and enhancing their own practice-related activities.

 

Competence

  1. Evaluate, for safety, quality and economy prescriptions and other orders for medicines
  2. Advise patients and other healthcare professionals about medicines, their use adverse effects and interactions.
  3. Communicate effectively with colleagues, patients, prescribers, supervisors, other health care providers, administrative and supportive personnel within the work environment
  4. Determine the validity and reliability of drug-related information of variable quality available from the internet or from other reports or communications media
  5. Participate in continuous reflective, adaptive and collaborative learning to keep pace with recent professional development
  6. Demonstrate leadership in appropriate circumstances including complex professional and ethical issues taking into account cultural diversity