Graduate Competencies

Students graduating from BPharm program should be able to ascertain following competencies:

No Graduate Competencies Description
1. Learner Develop, integrate, and apply knowledge from the foundational sciences (i.e., pharmaceutical, biomedical, social/behavioral/administrative, and clinical sciences) to evaluate the scientific literature, explain drug action and interactions, solve therapeutic problems, and advance population health and patient- centered care.
2. Patient Centered Care
(Care Provider)
Provide patient-centered care as the pharmacotherapy expert to diverse patients using the best available evidence and resources, taking into consideration patients', their families, and their caregivers circumstances and beliefs.
3. Medication Use Systems Management (Manager) Manage patient healthcare needs using human, financial, technological, and physical resources to optimize the safety and efficacy of medication use systems.
4. Health and Wellness Promotion (Promoter) Develop prevention, screening, intervention, and educational strategies for individuals and communities to maintain and improve health and wellness and to manage chronic diseases.
5. Ethical decision Making and Problem Solving (Problem Solver) Identify problems; explore and prioritize potential strategies and design, implement, and evaluate a viable solution.
6. Educator
Educate all healthcare providers, patients, and general population by determining most effective and enduring way to impart knowledge and assess understanding.
7. Patient Advocacy
Assure that patients' best interests are represented and consider patient experience.
8. Inter & Intra Professional Collaboration (Collaborator) Actively participate and engage as a healthcare team member by demonstrating mutual respect, understanding, and values to meet patient care needs
9. Cultural Sensitivity
Recognize the social determinants of health and traditional compassion to avoid bias and inequities in access to quality care
10. Communication
Effectively communicate orally and in written by identifying verbal and nonverbal ques when interacting with patients and healthcare providers.
11. Professional Statistics calculations (Calculator) Perform precise calculations in pharmacy practice and interpretation of statistical data processing and evaluation.
12. Self-Awareness (Self-Aware) Examine and reflect on personal knowledge, skills, abilities, beliefs, biases, motivation, and emotions that could enhance or limit personal and professional growth.
13. Leadership & Management
Demonstrate responsibility for creating and achieving shared goals, regardless of position, and able to effectively manage resources, information and participate in organizational planning
14. Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Innovator) Engage in innovative and entrepreneurial activities by using creative thinking to envision better and productive ways of accomplishing professional goals.
15. Professionalism and Ethical Practice (Professional) Exhibit behaviors and values consistent with the trust given to the profession by patients, other healthcare providers, and society.
16. Research & Scholarship (Scholar) Engage in research and scholarly activities related to the healthcare and pharmaceutical practice.