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Course Code: 
PHAR 295
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
0
Lab: 
6
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
6
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
Course Objectives: 
Preparation of the pharmacy students to the profession by internship in a community pharmacy
Course Content: 

Applications and practices in a real life, legally opened cummunity pharmacy anywhere in Turkey or abroad.

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

Vertical Tabs

Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Programme learning outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1) Knows the general information about the pharmacy (responsibilities of the pharmacist and staff, the layout of the product placement, the tools and equipment used, the necessary minimum cleaning and hygiene conditions,  scheduled holiday duties etc.).

1, 3, 4, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

1, 2, 3, 7, 8

E, F, G

2) Knows the operations related to Pharmacy Management (audit, agreements, drug supply, billing, reimbursement conditions etc.).

1, 3, 4, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

1, 2, 3, 7, 8

E, F, G

3) Knows how to deal with the prescriptions (prescription parts and abbreviations, filling), drug compounding, informing the patient about the drug.

1, 3, 4, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

1, 2, 3, 7, 8

E, F, G

4) Knows the appropriate communication processes with the patient, healthcare personnel, product representatives and other stakeholders.

1, 3, 4, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

1, 2, 3, 7, 8

E, F, G

Course Flow

Week

Topics

1

General information about the pharmacy (responsibilities of the pharmacist and staff, the layout of the product placement, the tools and equipment used, the necessary minimum cleaning and hygiene conditions, scheduled holiday duties etc.)

2

Operations related to Pharmacy Management (audit, agreements, drug supply, billing, reimbursement conditions etc.).

3

Dealing with prescriptions (prescription parts and abbreviations, filling), drug compounding, informing the patient about the drug.

4

Appropriate communication processes with the patient, healthcare personnel, product representatives and other stakeholders.

 

Recommended Sources

Resources

Micromedex, RX media, Eczane Programları (İLON, BYTE, Eczanem vs.)

 

Material Sharing

Documents

Internship Book Writing Guide

Assignments

Completing  and delivery of the internship book at the end of the internship

Exams

Internship book and supervision minutes

 

Assessment

STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Internship report

1

30

Attendance to the pharmacy (in-person or telephone supervision)

1

30

Oral Examination (internship record book)

1

40

Total

 

100

 

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.

   

X

   

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.

       

x

8

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

 

       

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.

       

 

 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Internship

Four weeks X 5 weekdays =

20 weekdays

8

160

Total Work Load

 

 

160

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

6,4

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

6