MPharm (Clinical Pharmacy) Program Aims & Outcomes

The program is intended to:

  • Establish improved concepts of clinical pharmacy in therapeutic practice and promote well-being.
  • Educate scholarly and scientific endeavors that translate the clinical pharmacy profession into a wider health care community.
  • Develop an indispensable resource in providing precision medication in patient care.
  • Become a most respectable and trustworthy health care provider through patient advocacy.
  • Produce clinical pharmacists capable of providing specialized pharmaceutical services in hospital and other clinical environments.
  • Enhance the pharmacists’ role as a member of the healthcare team by improving their communication, managerial, clinical and research skills.
  • Provide learning opportunities to enable to think critically and to further develop as an autonomous and lifelong learner.  

Program Outcomes
Program outcomes of MPharm (Clinical Pharmacy) program are specifically aligned with the Level 9 of the Qualifications Framework for the UAE approved by The Board of the National Qualifications Authority (NQA) known as the QFEmirates.

Program Outcomes Learning/Teaching Methods Methods of Assessment
A. Knowledge: On completion of the M. Pharm. program, the graduates will be able to:
A1. Demonstrate specialist and comprehensive knowledge required in providing specialized Clinical services required in hospitals and other clinical environments.
A2. Comprehend the ethical, legal and quality principles of professional practice in clinical pharmacy practice.
Lectures, tutorials, office hours, seminars Written & Oral exams. OSCE Case Presentations
B. Skills: On completion of the M. Pharm. program, the graduates will be able to:
B1. Identify, analyze, deploy and utilize appropriate information in clinical case discussion and evaluate the pharmaceutical care required for the case.
B2. Critically evaluate the available literature in the field of clinical pharmacy for the evidence-based medicine.
B3. Demonstrate effective project management skills.
B4. Communicate effectively orally and in writing and deploy a range of presentation techniques and strategies to present, explain and critique information within workplace settings.
PBL, Clerkships Research project, Assignments, Case studies, seminars, Demonstrations OSCE, Assignments, Case presentations, Problem based learning, Presentations, Dissertation evaluation & defense
C. Competences: On completion of the M. Pharm. program, the graduates will be able to:
Autonomy and responsibility
C1. Demonstrate self-direction and originality in tackling and solving problems, and act autonomously in planning and implementing tasks at a professional or equivalent level through clerkship and research project.
C2. Demonstrate ability to use skills to make decisions in complex situations where there are several factors that require analysis, interpretation and comparison.
Self-development
C3.
Practice self and continuing professional learning through reference books, published data, scientific publications and websites and attendance of seminars, workshop and conferences.
C4. Utilize and contribute to the available scientific literature in the field of clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice.
Role in context
C5. Deal with complex issues both systematically and creatively, make sound judgments in the absence of complete data, and communicate their conclusions clearly to specialist and non-specialist audiences
C6. Interact with professional colleagues and demonstrate team-working and leadership abilities in various professional contexts.
PBL, Clerkships, Research project Assignments, Case studies, online software, seminars, Demonstrations OSCE Assignments Case presentations Problem based learning, Computer Based Test, Presentations Dissertation evaluation & defense