Doctor of Pharmacy Program

To provide benchmarking quality pharmacy education in pharmaceutical science

Pharmacy

Our Mission is

to provide benchmarking quality pharmacy education in pharmaceutical science, community services and research while maintaining Islamic values

Goals

  1. To enrich the students` knowledge of pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacotherapeutics and the application of these sciences to human health.
  2. To teach and trai students to develop professional skills.
  3. To develop students` personal skills to think independently and work collaboratively.
  4. To provide graduates who make effective use of communication and information technology for professional information applications

Program Description

The pharmacy program offers Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) degree. A total of 205 credit hours are required for completion of the Pharm-D degree. The program has two main departments; clinical pharmacy department and pharmaceutical sciences department. The clinical pharmacy department includes all courses related to pharmacy practice in hospitals, therapeutics, pharmacy administration and management. The pharmaceutical sciences department consists of all courses related to basic pharmaceutical education as analytical, organic & medicinal chemistry, pharmacology and pharmacognosy as well as those courses related to pharmacy practice in areas other than the hospital as pharmaceutics and complementary and alternative medicine.

Program Structure

The Pharm-D curriculum in BMC is divided into four stages.

The first stage is
the Preparatory Year during which students learn basic sciences necessary for health profession education. Courses in this year include biology, chemistry, biophysics, mathematics, biostatistics beside Arabic, English, medical terminology, computer, study skills and Islamic medical ethics.

The second stage is
the preclinical professional stage which includes two years, during which students learn medical and basic pharmaceutical sciences related to the pharmacy profession. During the first year of this stage students study medical courses including Anatomy,Pphysiology, Biochemistry, General Immunology and Basic Pharmaceutical science-courses including Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analytical Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Communication Skills in Pharmacy and Introduction to Pharmacy Profession. The second year of this stage includes Pathophysiology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Pharmacognosy, Basic Toxicology, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical care lab, “drug discovery, Design and Development”, Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Information Services & Literature Analysis & Interpretation.

The third stage is
the clinical professional stage which includes two academic years during which students are taken to study clinical pharmacy courses beside some supporting courses. During this stage students study clinical pharmacy courses including eight courses of PharmacotHerapy, Pharmacy Informatics, Evidence based pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmaceutical Marketing & Management, Clinical aspects of Drug Interaction, Metabolism & Pharmacogenomics, Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Introduction to Pharmacy Research and Special Topics in Pharmacy Research besides Pharmaceutical Sciences courses including Pharmacology, Complimentary & Alternative Medicine, Pharmacy Ethics & Law, Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Industries.

The fourth stage is
represented by the sixth year “clerkship” where students have clinical training in the hospital. Students rotations include medical wards which are cardiology, internal medicine, surgical intensive care unit, rheumatology, ambulatory care, emergency & critical care medicine, organ transplantation, paediatrics, oncology & haematology and neurology. This year includes the training in different pharmaceutical fields which are drug Information services, poison control & toxicology, industrial pharmacy, nutritional support, community pharmacy practice, pharmaceutical marketing, pharmacoeconomics, research & study designs, therapeutic quality assurance and pharmaceutical regulatory affairs. Some of areas are elective. During this final stage students prepare the graduation project under the supervision of faculty members in one of the pharmaceutical sciences areas.


Head Of Program Message

Welcome to the Pharmacy Program at BMC, one of the premier institutions of pharmaceutical education in the KSA. Our college is a national leader in pharmacy education with a curriculum designed to prepare pharmacy graduates for lifelong learning and leadership capabilities as drug therapy managers in the nation's healthcare system. As Pharmacy is an exciting profession and an integral part of the interdisciplinary healthcare environment and our students represent tomorrow's pharmacists, our Doctor of Pharmacy program prepares the pharmacist of the 21st century to meet challenges and responsibility for managing drug therapy, counseling patients on proper use of medications, and monitoring drug therapy outcomes. If you are considering a career in pharmacy, I invite you to browse through our web site on behalf of the faculty, staff, and students of the College of Pharmacy. Once you do, I am confident that you will join us in realization that Doctor of Pharmacy Programplay a vital role in the health of their communities in a variety of settings.

The Pharmacy Origranat BMC represents one of most important additions to this national institution and forms an important component of its overall reform initiative. The Program reflects the broad BMC mission and vision as it strives to achieve its own mandate. Sincerely,

Career Pathway and Advice

  1. Hospital Pharmacy
  2. Community pharmacy
  3. Pharmaceutical Company / industries
  4. Government's health and environmental agencies
  5. Forensic medicine sector (Ministry of Health)
  6. Official medicine sectors and alternative medicine centers
  7. Academics
  8. Research
  9. Private practices

Doctor of Pharmacy Curriculum

First Year: Preparatory Year

Second Year: Preclinical Professional First Year

Course Number Course Name Course credit
ANTPH 201 Anatomy I
3
ANTPH 202 Anatomy II
3
PHYSPH 201 Physiology I
3
PHYSPH 202 Physiology II
3
BCHPH 201 Biochemistry I
2
BCHPH 202 Biochemistry II
3
PH 201 Pharmaceutics I
3
PH 202 Pharmaceutics II
3
PH 203 Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I
3
PH 204 Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II
3
PH 205 Pharmaceutical Analytical Chemistry I
3
PH 206 Communication Skills in Pharmacy
1
PH 207 Introduction to Pharmacy Profession
1
PH 208 Pharmaceutical Analytical Chemistry II
3
IMMPH 201 General Immunology
2

Third Year: Preclinical Professional Second Year

Course Number Course Name Course credit
PPHYSPH 301 Pathophysiology I
2
PPHYSPH 302 Pathophysiology II
2
MICPH 301 Pharmaceutical Microbiology I
3
MICPH 302 Pharmaceutical Microbiology II
3
PH 301 Pharmacognosy
3
PH 302 Basic Toxicology
2
PH 303 Pharmaceutics III
3
PH 304 Pharmaceutics IV
2
PH 305 Medicinal Chemistry I
3
PH 306 Pharmacology I
4
PH 307 Pharmacology II
4
PH 308 Pharmaceutical Care Lab I
1
PH 309 Pharmaceutical Care Lab II
1
PH 310 Drug Discovery, Design & Development
1
PH 311 Drug Information Services & Literature Analysis & Interpretation
2

Fourth Year: Clinical Professional First Year

Course Number Course Name Course credit
PH 401 Pharmacology III
2
PH 402 Pharmacology IV
2
PH 403 Complimentary & Alternative Medicine I
3
PH 404 Complimentary & Alternative Medicine II
2
PH 405 Pharmacotherapy I (Dermatology & Endocrinology)
3
PH 406 Pharmacotherapy II (Nephrology & Gastroenterology)
3
PH 407 Pharmacotherapy III (Cardiology & Pulmonary)
3
PH 408 Pharmacotherapy IV (Neurology & Psychiatry)
3
PH 409 Medicinal Chemistry II
2
PH 410 Medicinal Chemistry III
2
PH 411 Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics
2
PH 412 Pharmaceutical Care Lab III
3
PH 413 Introduction to Pharmacy Informatics
2
PH 414 Evidence Based Pharmacy
2
PH 415 Pharmaceutical Industries
2
PH 416 Pharmacy Law & Ethics
1

Fifth Year: Clinical Professional Second Year

Course Number Course Name Course credit
PH 501 Clinical Pharmacokinetics
2
PH 502 Pharmacy Administration (Special Topics)
2
PH 503 Pharmacotherapy V (Hematology & Oncology)
3
PH 504 Pharmacotherapy VI (Infectious Disease & Tropical Medicine)
3
PH 505 Pharmacotherapy VII ( Immunology & Immunotherapeutic)
3
PH 506 Pharmacotherapy VIII (Pediatrics & Nutrition & Geriatrics)
3
PH 507 Patient Assessment & Care
2
PH 508 Scientific Writing & Seminar
2
PH 509 Clinical Aspects of Drug Interactions, Metabolism, & Pharmacogenomics
2
PH 510 Introduction to Research Pharmacy
2
PH 511 Pharmacoeconomics & Drug Treatment Outcomes
2
PH 512 Pharmacoepidemiolology
2
PH 513 Pharmaceutical Marketing & Management
1
PH 514 Special Topics in Pharmacy Research
2
PH 515 Elective Course
2

Sixth Year: Internship Rotation

Rotation Number Rotation Name Course credit
Mandatory Rotations
INTPH 608 Ambulatory Care
3
INTPH 609 Emergency/Critical Care Medicine
3
Internal Medicine Electives: THREE rotations at 3 credit hours per rotation
INTPH 601 Cardiology
3
INTPH 602 Pulmonary
3
INTPH 603 Gastroenterology
3
INTPH 604 Nephrology
3
INTPH 605 Rheumatology
3
INTPH 606 Endocrinology
3
INTPH 607 Infectious Disease
3
Electives: THREE rotations at 3 credit hours per rotation
INTPH 610 Drug Information Services
3
INTPH 611 Poison Control/ Toxicology
3
INTPH 612 Industrial Pharmacy
3
INTPH 613 Nutritional Support
3
INTPH 614 Community Pharmacy Practice
3
INTPH 615 SICU
3
INTPH 616 Organ Transplantation
3
INTPH 617 Oncology/Hematology
3
INTPH 618 Neurology
3
INTPH 619 Pharmaceutical Marketing
3
INTPH 620 Pharmacoeconomics
3
INTPH 621 Research & Study Designs
3
INTPH 622 Pediatrics
3
INTPH 623 Therapeutic Quality Assurance
3
INTPH 624 Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs
3
INTPH 625 Pharmaceutical Company
3

Entry Requirements

Pharmacy Program Faculty

Dr. Nehmat Ghaboura

Dr. Nehmat Ghaboura

 Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacology

pharmacy8.jed@bmc.edu.sa

Dr. Radwan Al Hagar

Dr. Radwan Al Hagar

  Assistant Professor of Medicinal chemistry

Pharmacy10.jed@bmc.edu.sa

Dr. Samah Sabry

Dr. Samah Sabry

 Assistant Professor of Pharmacognosy

Pharmacy14.jed@bmc.edu.sa

Dr. Moataz Ahmad

Dr. Moataz Ahmad

 Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics

moataz.mohamed@bmc.edu.sa

Dr. Roula Bayram

Dr. Roula Bayram

  Assistant Professor of Analytical chemistry

lab3.jed@bmc.edu.sa

Mr. Mohamed Ashraf

Mr. Mohamed Ashraf

Lecturer of Organic chemistry

pharmacy5.jed@bmc.edu.sa

Ms. Magdah Darwish

Ms. Magdah Darwish

 Lecturer of Clinical pharmacy

pharmacy13.jed@bmc.edu.sa

Ms. Rowaida Saydalani

Ms. Rowaida Saydalani

 Lecturer of Pharmaceutics

pharmacy15.jed@bmc.edu.sa

Ms. Wafaa El-Kassed

Ms. Wafaa El-Kassed

 Lecturer of Pharmaceutics

Pharmacy3.jed@bmc.edu.sa

Mr. Mohamed Fouad

Mr. Mohamed Fouad

 Lecturer of Pharmacology

Mohamed.fouad@bmc.edu.sa

Ms. Marwa Shaalan

Ms. Marwa Shaalan

  Lecturer of Clinical pharmacy

pharmacy30.jed@bmc.edu.sa

Ms. Noha Gamal

Ms. Noha Gamal

  Lecturer of Clinical pharmacy

pharmacy19.jed@bmc.edu.sa

Ms. Heba Farag

Ms. Heba Farag

 Pharmacy Instructor

pharmacy4.jed@bmc.edu.sa

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