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Courses

 

PharmD

 

For undergraduate Pharmacy students:

The department is involved in teaching following classes: First aids, therapeutics and pharmacy practice, hospital pharmacy clerkship, clinical pharmacy clerkship. The latter involves small group teaching and clinical case studies in clinical settings.

 

Clinical Pharmacy (Residency Program)

Clinical Pharmacy activity began in 1991 in Iran.  The first group of residents as Clinical Pharmacist entered a post graduate program in 1995. The first department of Clinical Pharmacy was established in1996at this University. 

The department of Clinical Pharmacy in TUMS currently has 16 faculty members ranking as Full professors (seven), associate professors (four), and assistant professors (five).

Clinical Pharmacy Program in Iran is a 4.5 year program. At the first year, residents participate in theoretical courses pathophysiology courses. At the second year they take part in didactic courses of advanced therapeutics and pharmacokinetics to expand their theoretical background. In completion of didactic part of their training, residents have to pass an exam for being eligible to enter the hospital wards. Residents are also required to spend 18 months of Clerkship. The residents participate actively in hospital rounds. Residents are responsible for all of the issues regarding patients’ medications in the wards they are rotating. After completion of their clerkship, the residents have to pass the board of Clinical Pharmacy. Sessions of case presentation in clinical pharmacotherapy are held by residents every week. The last year is spent on research project which can be started in the first year of training. All resident should have a publication of their thesis in a reputable international journal.

 

Residency Program

Courses (PhD)

No.

Core Courses

45

Elective Courses

4

Thesis

20

Total

48

 

 

Thesis courses are not included in total course count.

Core Courses:

 

No.

Course

credits

hour

1

Basics of pathophysiology 

2

68

2

Physical Examination

1

34

3

Physical Examination

2

68

4

Advanced Pharmacology

4

85

5

Drug poisoning Information

2

34

6

Advanced Clinical Pharmacokinetics

3

51

7

Advanced pharmacotherapy

6

102

8

Advanced hospital pharmacy

3

85

9

Advanced Clinicaltoxicology

3

153

10

Advanced statistics

2

34

9

Professional English

4

68

10

Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Rotation

12

816

11

Research & Trial design

2

34

12

Computer Basics and Computer Programming

2

68

13

Thesis 1

2

 

14

Thesis 2

4

 

15

Thesis 3

4

 

16

Thesis 4

4

 

17

Thesis 5

6

 

 

 

 

Elective Courses:

No.

Course

Credits

1

Computer Basics and Computer Programming

2

2

Advanced Biochemistry

2

3

Journal Club:Critical View

2

4

Advanced Nuclear Pharmacy

2

5

Analytical Methods II

2

 

 

 

2. Comprehensive examination:

Students should choose an advisor and write a thesis proposal which should be approved by the graduate committee within the first two years of their studies. Upon the completion of the remedial and required courses and approval of the thesis proposal, students should pass comprehensive examinations (written and oral) in order to be qualified to continue with doctoral work. 

 

3. Defense of the dissertation prospectus:

Students are required to present and defend their thesis with the approval of faculty committee.

 

 

 

 

 

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