M. Sc. CLINICAL PHARMACY

 M. Sc. CLINICAL PHARMACY

In a continuing effort to advance, expand and promote the practice of Clinical Pharmacy, ISNC offers a structured program leading to the degree of the Master of Science in Clinical Pharmacy. This program will prepare students with specialized knowledge and skills to assume their roles in the provision of Clinical Pharmacy. The Clinical Pharmacy component has its training site at the local private and government hospitals. M.Sc. Clinical Pharmacy at ISNC is a two and half-year outcome-based program designed especially for pharmacists employed in a healthcare setting, who want to enhance their clinical pharmacy knowledge and practice skills. Much of the learning is case-based, so scientific and professional elements are integrated. The courses are designed to maximize contact between student and tutor.

Mission: To graduate specialized clinical Pharmacist capable of taking roles in clinical settings that add significantly to professional pharmacy practice and to meet changing needs of healthcare systems.

Learning Outcomes:

 

At the end of the program the graduate should be able to do:
Knowledge & Understanding PLO
Interpret concepts of basic, clinical, and economic sciences and their application in clinical pharmacy. K1
Analyze drug therapy of patients with common diseases, life threatening conditions, and critical care situations. K2
Explain the concepts and techniques of research designs and statistical analysis methods in relation to clinical pharmacy profession. K3
Skills
Apply specialized clinical pharmaceutical knowledge and skills in pharmacy practice. S1
Implement results of latest research and innovative projects in patient care. S2
Utilize available technological innovations in pharmacy practice and health care. S3
Apply concepts and principles of pharmacotherapy and patient safety in decision-making for patient management. S4
Scrutinize therapeutic care plans provided by healthcare facilities using evidence-based approaches. S5
Manage medication-related problems in healthcare settings. S6
Create therapeutic care plans on sound principles of evidence-based medicine. S7
Make effective use of mathematical and statistical models and related technologies in investigating and reporting practice-related issues. S8
Communicate effectively with patients, healthcare professionals, pharmaceutical industrialists, and the community. S9
Conduct an independent research project in the field of pharmacy practice. S10
Values
Deal professionally with common and complex issues related to pharmacy profession. V1
Collaborate with other members of the healthcare team to achieve optimal patient outcomes across the continuum of care. V2
Place patients’ needs and safety at the heart of therapeutic care plans. V3
Uphold the highest standards of integrity, honesty, and general Islamic ethics. V4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 1

 

 

 

Year 2

 

 

YEAR TWO
Semester -1 Course Code Credit Hours
Advanced Therapeutics – III PHCL 211 3 (2+1+0)
Clinical Pharmacokinetics PHCL 212 2 (1+1+0)
Patient Assessment PHCL 213 1 (0+0+1)
Research Project Part-II PROJ 211 2 (0+2+0)
Total 8
Semester-2 Course code Credit Hours
Internal Medicine Rotation PHCL 221 3 (0+0+3)
Cardiology Rotation PHCL 222 3 (0+0+3)
Elective Rotation (Gastroenterology, Oncology, Emergency Care, Nutrition Support,  Drug Information & poison Control  Service) PHCL 223 -227 3 (0+0+3)
Elective Rotation ( Gastroenterology, Oncology, Emergency Care, Nutrition Support, Drug Information & poison Control Service ) PHCL 223 – 227 3 (0+0+3)
Total 12
YEAR ONE
Semester-1 Course Code Credit Hours
Advanced Therapeutics – I PHCL 111 3 (2+1+0)
Pharmacoeconomics PHCL 112 1 (1+0+0)
Evidence Based Clinical Practice PHCL 113 1 (1+0+0)
Applied Biostatistics BIOS 111 2 (2+0+0)
Pharmacy Management PHCL 114 1 (1+0+0)
Total 8
Semester -2 Course Code Credit Hours
Advanced Therapeutics – II PHCL 121 3 (2+1+0)
Patient Safety PHCL 122 1 (1+0­­+0)
Research Methodologies RESM 121 1 (1+0+0)
Elective course ( Medication Management , Pharmacy Practice, Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacogenomics) PHCL 123-126 1 (1+0+0)
Research Project Part -I PROJ 121 2 (0+2+0)
Total 8

 

 

 

 

 

Year 3

 

 

 

 

YEAR THREE
Semester-1 Course code Credit Hours
Critical Care Rotation PHCL 311 3 (0+0+3)
Infectious disease Rotation PHCL 312 3 (0+0+3)
Elective Rotation (Nephrology, Endocrinology, Ambulatory Care, General  Pediatrics) PHCL 313 — 316 3 (0+0+3)
Elective Rotation ( Nephrology, Endocrinology, Ambulatory Care, General  Pediatrics) PHCL 313 — 316 3 (0+0+3)
Total 12
Program Total Credit Hours 48