Curriculum

Pharm.D. Curriculum plan


Year 1-Phase 1 Semester 1

Course code

Course title

Credit hour

Theory

Lab

Tutorial
/practical

Pre-requisite

Co-requisite

PCHE 101

Chemistry I

 

3

2

1

-

-

-

PHSF 101

Human Structure and Function I

4

3

1

-

-

-

PAM 101

Algebra

3

3

-

-

-

-

PENG 005

English 005

4

 

UPP criteria are available for exemption from English courses.

PENG  006

English 006

4

Total credit hour

10



Year 1-Phase 1 Semester 2

Course code

Course title

Credit hour

Theory

Lab

Tutorial
/practical

Pre-requisite

Co-requisite

PCHE 112

Chemistry II

 

3

2

1

-

PCHE101

-

PHSF 112

Human Structure and Function II

4

3

1

-

PHSF 101

-

PPHYM112

Physics for Medicine and Life Sciences

3

3

-

-

-

-

PBIO 112

Principles of  biochemistry

3

3

-

-

PCHE101

-

PENG 007

English 007

3

 

UPP criteria are available for exemption from English courses.

PENG 008

English 008

3

Total credit hour

13



Year-2—Phase 2 Semester 3

Course code

Course title

Credit hour

Theory

Lab

Tutorial
/practical

Pre-requisite

Co-requisite

ENG 231

Medical terminology

2

2

-

-

 

 

All
Phase I
subjects

-

CHM 232

Organic chemistry

4

3

1

-

-

ANT 233

Anatomy and histology

4

3

1

-

PHY 234

PHY 234

Physiology

3

3

-

-

ANT 233

MAT 235

Calculus

3

2

-

1
-

-

ARB 102

Elective;
Arabic Language I

2

2

-

-

-

-

Total credit hours

18

 


Year 2-phase 2 Semester 4

Course code

Course title

Credit hour

Theory

Lab

Tutorial/ practical

Pre-requisite

Co-requisite

MCH 241

Medicinal chemistry

4

3

1

-

CHM 232

-

BCH 242

Biochemistry

4

3

1

-

CHM 232

-

MIC 243

Microbiology

3

2

1

-

-

-

IMM 244

Immunology

2

2

-

-

PHY 234

-

BST 245

Biostatistics and basic research methods

3

2

-

1
-

-

-

ISL 102

Elective:
Islamic studies I

2

2

-

-

-

-

Total credit hours

18



Year 3---Phase 2 Semester 5

Course code

Course title

Credit hour

Theory

Lab

Tutorial/ practical

Pre-requisite

Co-requisite

CAL 351

Pharmacy calculations

1

-

-

1
-

MAT 235

-

KIN 352

Pharmacokinetics

3

2

 

1
-

MAT 235
MCH 241

-

PHC 353

Pharmaceutics I:
Dosage forms and stability

3

2

1

-

-

-

MIC 354

Advanced microbiology

2

1

1

-

MIC 243

-

IMM 355

Clinical immunology

1

1

-

-

IMM 244

-

PRC 356

Pharmacy practice and health care systems

3

3

-

-

-

-

ARB 113

Elective;
Arabic language II

2

2

-

-

-

-

ESP 224
PSY 101
SOC 101

Elective

3

3

-

-

-

-

Total credit hours

18


Electives available: English for Specific Purposes ESP 224, Introduction to psychology PSY 101, and Introduction to sociology SOC 101

 

Year 3---Phase 2 Semester 6

Course code

Course title

Credit hour

Theory

Lab

Tutorial/ practical

Pre-requisite

Co-requisite

PHC 361

Pharmaceutics II:
Drug delivery

2

2

-

-

PHC 353

-

PTH 362

Parenteral therapy

2

1

1

-

CAL 351

-

REG 363

Pharmacy regulations and health ethics

2

2

-

-

-

-

SCR 364

Self-care and non-prescription drugs

1

1

-

-

-

-

BPH 365

Basic pharmacotherapy

3

3

-

-

-

BPH 366

BPH 366

Basic pharmacotherapy;
case based seminars

1

-

-

1
-

-

BPH 365

BPH 367

Pharmacotherapy of antimicrobial agents

3

3

-

-

MIC 243

-

ISL 113

Elective;
Islamic studies II

2

2

-

-

-

-

Total credit hours

16

 

 Year 4—Phase 3Semester 7

Course code

Course title

Credit hour

Theory

Lab

Tutorial/ practical

Pre-requisite

Co-requisite

MTM 471

Medication therapy management

2

2

-

-

 

 

 

 

All
phase 2 subjects

-

DIT 472

Drug information and evidence-based practice

3

2

1

-

-

IPH 473

Integrated pharmacotherapy: cardiovascular CVS and renal I

3

3

-

-

IPH 474

IPH 474

Integrated pharmacotherapy: cardiovascular CVS and renal I
“case based seminars”

1

-

-

1
-

IPH 473

IPH 475

Integrated pharmacotherapy: musculoskeletal MSK and respiratory RES

3

3

-

-

IPH 476

IPH 476

Integrated pharmacotherapy: musculoskeletal MSK and respiratoryRES
“case based seminars”

1

-

-

1
-

IPH 475

PCL 477

Patient care and health system management  lab I

2

1

1

-

IPH 473
IPH 474
IPH 475
IPH 476

PHG 478

Elective/ selective
Pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine

2

2

-

-

-

Total credit hours

17



Year 4---Phase 3 Semester 8

Course code

Course title

Credit hour

Theory

Lab

Tutorial/ practical

Pre-requisite

Co-requisite

KIN 481

Clinical pharmacokinetics

2

1

-

1

-

-

ECO 482

Pharmacoeconomics and health outcomes

3

3

-

-

-

-

IPH 483

Integrated pharmacotherapy: Endocrine and women’s health

3

3

-

-

-

IPH 484

IPH 484

Integrated pharmacotherapy: Endocrine and women’s health
“case based seminars”

1

-

-

1
-

-

IPH 483

IPH 485

Integrated pharmacotherapy: central nervous system CNS and gastrointestinal GIT

3

3

-

-

-

IPH 486

IPH 486

Integrated pharmacotherapy: central nervous system CNS and gastrointestinal GIT “case based seminars”

1

-

-

1
-

-

IPH 485

PCL 487

Patient care and health system management lab II

2

1

1

-

-

IPH 483
IPH 484
IPH 485
IPH 486

CAM 488

Elective/ selective
Complementary and alternative medicine

2

2

-

-

-

 

Total credit hours

17



IPP 489

summer                                                                  

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) I                                                                            3 credit hours

4 weeks training in the summer time in; Community service/ pharmacy, and pharmacies in primary health care centers


 

Year 5---Phase 3 Semester 9

Course code

Course title

Credit hour

Theory

Lab

Tutorial/ practical

Pre-requisite

Co-requisite

IPH 591

Integrated pharmacotherapy: cardiovascular CVS and renal II

3

3

-

-

 

 

IPH 473
IPH 474

IPH 592

IPH 592

Integrated pharmacotherapy: cardiovascular CVS and renal II
case based seminars”

1

-

-

1
-

IPH 591

IPH 593

Integrated pharmacotherapy:
Infectious disease

3

3

-

-

-

IPH 594

IPH 594

Integrated pharmacotherapy:
Infectious disease
case based seminars”

1

-

-

1
-

-

IPH 593

PCL 595

Patient care and health system management laboratory III

2

1

1

-

PCL 477
PCL 487

IPH 591
IPH 592
IPH 593
IPH 594

IPP 596

Introductory Pharmacy practice experience (IPPE) II
(out-patient pharmacy)

2

-

-

-
2

-

-

RES 5X6

Research project

0

0

0

0

-

-

PHI 597
MRT 598
MIM 599

Elective

3

3

-

-

-

-

Total credit hours

14


Electives available
: Pharmaceutical industry PHI 597, Marketing for pharmacists MRT 598, Medical imaging for pharmacists MIM 599

 

Year 5---Phase 3 Semester 10

Course code

Course title

Credit hour

Theory

Lab

Tutorial/ practical

Pre-requisite

Co-requisite

IPH 5X1

Integrated pharmacotherapy:
Hematology/ oncology and palliative care

3

3

-

-

-

IPH 5X2

IPH 5X2

Integrated pharmacotherapy:
Hematology/ oncology and palliative care
“case based seminars”

1

-

-

1
-

-

IPH 5X1

MSF 5X3

Medication safety and health informatics

3

2

1

-

-

-

PCL 5X4

Patient care and health system management laboratory  IV

2

1

1

-

PCL 477
PCL 487

IPH 5X1
IPH 5X2

IPP 5X5

Introductory Pharmacy practice experience (IPPE) III
(in-patient pharmacy)

2

-

-

-
2

-

-

RES 5X6

Research project                  

3

-

-

-
3

-

-

Total credit hours

14


 

6th year Advanced pharmacy practice experience rotations (APPE)

Core rotations

Selective/ Elective rotations

 

Ambulatory care                            APP 001
General internal medicine             APP 002
Institutional pharmacy practice     APP 003
Community pharmacy practice     APP 004

 

General pediatrics                        APP 005
Infectious diseases                       APP 006
Cardiology                                   APP 007
Adult critical care                        APP 008
Paediatric/ neonatal critical care  APP 009

 

Free/ Elective rotations
APP 010-021

 

Organ Transplant
Adult hematology/Oncology
Nephrology
Acute care
TPN
Pharmacy administration and management
Pharmacy automation and informatics
Surgery
Drug Information
Investigational drug services
Medication safety
Pharmacy quality improvement

 

Total

40 weeks



All students after finishing phase 3, are expected to finish 10 rotations for a maximum of 40 weeks of advanced pharmacy practice experience. 4 core rotations are mandatory for all. From the elective rotations, 3 can be chosen from the selective/ elective rotations, and the remaining ones are freely chosen from the free elective list. This proposed structure is the make most of the rotations focused on direct patient care and communication.




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