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Course Code: 
PHAR 415
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
2
ECTS: 
3
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
An introductin to general management principles, how they apply to pharmacy practice, management issues associated with safe, effective and quality delivery of pharmacy services in various practice settings.
Course Content: 

 

a)Therotical part: The student will be able to demonstrate and understand the important compenents of management (personel, customer, strategic, financial, marketing and resources etc) in pharmacy practice.

b)Laboratory applications

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Presentation, 5:Simulation, 6: Video, 7: Applications, 8:Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A:Written exam, B: multiple chose , C:Filing the blank D:False and troth, E: Oral Exam F: Portfolio, G: Contrabution of course activities H:Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Programme learning outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1) Describe the  definition of management and management functions

11, 3

1,2,3,4

A,C

2) Explains the motivation theories

11, 3

1,2,3,4

A,B,C,D,E,F,G

3) Knows how to do SWOT analysıs

11, 3

1,2,3,4,5

A,B,C,D,E,F,G

4) Knows how to assess time management in pharmaceutical services

11, 3

1,2,3,4

A,B,C,D,E,F,G

5) Knows the financial management tactics

11, 3

1,2,3,4

A,B,C,D,E,F,G

6) Knows how to hire and fire an employee

11, 3

1,2,3,4

A,B,C,D,E,F,G

 
 

Course Flow

Week

Teorical Topics                                     

Lab content

Study Materials

1

Leadership Essentials for Pharmacists

Management functions

 

(Ref book 1/ Chapter 1+2)

(Ref book 2/ Chapter 2)

2

Understanding and Managing Stress

 

(Ref book 2 Ed.1 / Chapter 4)

3

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Achieving results through others and Strategic Planning (SWOT, Vision, Mission, Job analysıs)

 

(Ref book 1 / Chapter 4)

(Ref book 1 / Chapter 13)

4

Pharmacy Bussiness and Staff Planning

(Bussiness Plan, Organisational Chart)

 

(Ref book 1 / Chapter 14)

5

Successful Recruitment and Hiring Strategies

 

(Ref book 1 / Chapter 18)

6

Achieving and Measuring Patient Satisfaction

 

(Ref book 1 / Chapter 12)

7

Understanding and Applying Marketing Strategies

 

(Ref book 1 / Chapter 15)

8

Creating and Identifying Desirable Places

 

(Ref book 1 / Chapter 20)

9

Communicating Effectively with Others (Effective Meeting)

Managing Conflict

 

(Ref book 1 / Chapter 21)

(Ref book 1 / Chapter 23)

10

Managing Your Time

Developing Professionalism

 

(Ref book 1 / Chapter 18)

(Ref book 1 / Chapter 25)

11

Purchasing and Managing Inventory

 

(Ref book 1 / Chapter 8)

12

Personal Finance

Cents and Sensibility

 

(Ref book 1 / Chapter 27)

(Ref book 1 / Chapter 10)

13

My dream pharmacy and ideal pharmacist

 

(Ref book 1/ Chapter 1+2)

(Ref book 2/ Chapter 2)

 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Notes of the lecturers

Additional Resources

  1. Pharmacy Management,Leadership, Marketing,and Finance, Chisholm-Burns M.A., Vaillancourt A.M., Shepherd M., Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Boston,2011.
  2. Pharmacy Management, Essentials for All Practice Settings, Desselle S.P., Zgarrick D.P., McGraw Hill Medical Publications, Newyork, 2009. (Yeditepe Merkez Kütüphanesi ve Bookstore)
  3. Pharmacy Management in Canada,  Bachynsky J.A., Segal H.J., The Canadian Foundation of Pharmacy, Toronto,1998.
  4. Fundamentals of  Management,  2nd Ed. Stephen p. Robbins, David A.De Cenzo (Yeditepe Merkez Kütüphanesi, HD 31 R5643, 1998.)
  5. Pharmacy Practice. Patricia Stone, Stephen J. Curtis, 3rd Ed. (Yeditepe Merkez Kütüphanesi, QV 737. S879 2002.)
  6. Pharmaceutical Project Management/ Drugs and The Pharmaceutical Sciences. Edited by: Tony Kennedy (Yeditepe Merkez Kütüphanesi, QV 736.P53617,1998.)
 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Lecturer Notes

Assignments

Related current books and materials

Exams

Lecturer Notes

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Midterm  Exam I

1

50

Midterm Exam II

   

Lab. (Homework)

1

50

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

50

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

50

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Compulsary/Elective

 
 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

Acquire skills needed to practice the profession of pharmacy in either a Turkish or an English language setting.

 

X

     

2

Being equipped to access current theoretical and applied knowledge, keeping abreast of new developments, and possessing the critical faculties enabling an accurate and reliable interpretation and assessment of this information.

 

X

     

3

Having the capacity to apply the skills acquired in the field of pharmaceutical science. Possessing the ability to harness his/her acquired knowledge in order to function as a highly accessible health counsellor, providing a ready source of clinically relevant, health-related information to the general public.

     

X

 

4

Keeping abreast of and being equipped to apply the fundamental pharmaceutical and health science principles which guide future developments in modern technology, and being able to share these experiences and skills with colleagues through participatation in professional development education seminars.

 

X

     

5

Knowing how to assess risks arising from the use of drugs and other chemicals and those risks potentially encounterd during laboratory practice.

         

6

Acquiring the skills and knowledge needed to interpret findings obtained through quantative and qualitative measurements, and thus reach valid, scientific conclusions based on this data. 

         

7

Being able to compound pharmaceutical products while being knowledgable about their clinical application, interactions, side effects and risks  and apply in proper manner .

         

8

Being competent to conduct and manage research and development projects, and share experimental outcomes.

X

       

9

Be competent to accurately and intelligibly communicate clincally relevant information to patients concerning prescription items and other pharmaceutical products.  

 

X

     

10

Being able to function in a multidisciplinary environment. Possessing the skill to collaborate and establish lines of communication with other professionals, while developing their own professional competency through participation in relevant continuing education activities.

   

X

   

11

Being able to play a role in projects which fulfills the profession’s societal responsibilities. Participating in professional activities and undertaking duties in a manner which reflects an awareness of and sensitivity to environmental issues.

     

X

 

12

Being capable of opening a community pharmacy, practicing in a hospital pharmacy setting, and offering service in any field related to drugs, cosmetics, medical  and/or plant-derived products. Able to play an active role in his/her own personal professional development, as well as that of colleagues and pharmaceutical students.

 

X

     

13

Able to play a role in issues related to public health as a member of the health care team while being cognizant of and able to fulfill legal and professional requirements and maintain ethical standards. 

 

X

     

14

Is knowledgable of and equipped to manage the planning, development, compounding and quality control analysis of naturally occuring and synthetic medicines, while also being aware of the processes related to these products’ absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion from the body.

X

       
 
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours)

16

2

32

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

16

2

32

Midterm Exams

1

10

10

Lab. Applications

 

 

 

Hours for off-the-Lab. study (Pre-study, practice)

 

 

 

Lab. Midterm Exem

     

Lab. Final

     

Homework

1

10

10

Final

1

5

5

Total Work Load

 

 

89

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

3,4

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

3