School's Strategy


Our Vision

 A Pharmacy School excelling in teaching, research, and innovation and advancing in global standing

Our Mission

Providing pharmacy students with fulfilling learning experiences, conducting knowledge-producing research, and building firm societal ties, within an environment conducive to creativity, making efficient use of resources and forging fruitful partnerships.

Strategic Objectives

1. World-class academic staff and students
A) Academic Staff
1. To invest in academic staff's capacity-building and to increase their efficiency and effectiveness
2. To enhance the interaction between academic staff and students beyond the classroom
3. To provide academic staff with opportunities for continuous professional development
B) Students
1. To support students’ creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship spirit
2. To offer students excellent creativity, guidance, and career services
3. To develop mechanisms that would facilitate students’ interaction with the local community
4. Optimal student academic progression through mentoring
2. Advanced learning & teaching
1. Enhance and strengthen the relationship between the school and practice sites
2. Maintain quality value and comparability of community pharmacy practice experience
3. Enhance the system of evaluation and quality assurance and practice sites, preceptors and practice experience of students
4. To promote cognitive, professional and life-long learning skills
5. To improve the quality of learning outcomes
6. To develop interactive and innovative blended learning based on clear learning outcomes and specific assessment criteria
7. To review study plans periodically in accordance with the best global practices
8. To expand the role and contribution of online learning and teaching
3. Robust knowledge-generating research
1. To generate knowledge and scientific research of world-class quality
2. To encourage publication in world-class journals and to promote research citations
4. Sustainable campus environment & high institutional efficiency
1. Expand and improve physical facilities within the school
2. To ensure sustainability of resources
3. Increase student representation within schools committees
4. To adopt national and international quality and accreditation standards in Undergraduate academic programs
5. Proper Handling of Student Grievances
5. Effective social development
1. To provide value-added community services
2. To assist the local community in matters pertaining to development
3. Establishment of alumni database
4. To support participation of academics in national / international committees in all fields
6. National, regional, and international strategic partnerships
1. To develop effective local, Arab and international strategic partnerships
2. To forge relations with external bodies that support scientific research
3. To exchange experiences and knowledge globally

Educational Outcomes for BSc Program

Definition:Develop, integrate, and apply knowledge from the foundational sciences (Biomedical sciences, Pharmaceutical sciences, Clinical sciences, Social/behavioral/administrative)

Definition:Provide patient-centered care as the medication expert

Definition:Compound, distribute, manage so as to operate a successful patient-centered pharmacy outlet/store

Definition:Carry out compounding procedures to produce an effective and safe medicine (Compounder). Implement quality control measures and tests (Quality Manager)

Definition:Interpret results derived experimentally or by simulation. Summarize and present experimentally or simulated derived data. Write a scientifically sound report of an experiment. Utilize IT in data management and presentation

Definition:Identify problems; explore and prioritize potential strategies; and design, implement, and evaluate a viable solution.

Definition:Communicate effectively with patients, caregivers, pharmacy personnel, other health care professionals, community members, policy makers and administrators

Definition:Demonstrate self-directed learning through ongoing reflection and analysis to identify areas and methods necessary to expand professional knowledge and competence in a changing practice environment
 
Definition:Exhibit behaviors and values that are consistent with the trust given to the profession by patients, other healthcare providers, and society.

Educational Outcomes for PharmD Program

Develop, integrate, and apply knowledge from the foundational sciences (Biomedical sciences, Pharmaceutical sciences, Clinical sciences, Social/behavioral/administrative)

Provide patient-centered care as the medication expert (Care giver).  Design prevention, intervention, and educational strategies for individuals and communities to manage chronic disease and improve health and wellness (Health and wellness promoter)

Educate individuals and communities to manage chronic disease and improve health and Assure patients’ best interests (Educator and patient advocate)

Communicate effectively with patients, caregivers, pharmacy personnel, other health care professionals, community members, policy makers and administrators (Communicator)

Dispense, compound, store, and manage to operate a pharmacy (Pharmacy system manager)

Carry out compounding procedures and implement quality control measures and tests, to produce an effective and safe medicine. (Pharmaceutical Product expert)

Interpret, summarize, and present results derived experimentally or by simulation. Write a scientifically sound report of an experiment, utilizing “information technology tools” in data management and presentation (Simulated and experimental data manager)

Identify problems; explore and prioritize potential strategies; and design, implement, and evaluate a viable solution (Problem solving and critical thinking)

Proactively investigates new knowledge, approaches or behavior and takes steps to evaluate and improve performance (Self-learner)

Exhibit behaviors and values that are consistent with the trust given to the profession by patients, other healthcare providers, and society (Professional)

Core values

1. Integrity
2. Transparency
3. Fairness
4. Tolerance & Openness
5. Loyalty
6. Civic Engagement
7. Good Governance


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