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
1.1. Develop, integrate, and apply knowledge from the foundational sciences (i.e., pharmaceutical, social/behavioral/administrative, and clinical sciences) to evaluate the scientific literature, explain drug action, solve therapeutic problems, and advance population health and patient centered care. 2.1. Patient-centered care - Provide patient-centered care as the medication expert (collect and interpret evidence, prioritize, formulate assessments and recommendations, implement, monitor and adjust plans, and document activities). 2.2. Medication use systems management- Manage patient healthcare needs using human, financial, technological, and physical resources to optimize the safety and efficacy of medication use systems. 2.3. Health and wellness - Design prevention, intervention, and educational strategies for individuals and communities to manage chronic disease and improve health and wellness. 2.4. Population-based care (Provider) - Describe how population-based care influences patient centered care and influences the development of practice guidelines and evidence-based best practices. 3.1. Problem Solving– Identify problems; explore and prioritize potential strategies; and design, implement, and evaluate a viable solution. 3.2. Educator– Educate all audiences by determining the most effective and enduring ways to impart information and assess understanding. 3.3. Patient Advocacy - Assure that patients' best interests are represented. 3.4. Interprofessional collaboration – Actively participate and engage as a healthcare team member by demonstrating mutual respect, understanding, and values to meet patient care needs. 3.5. Cultural sensitivity - Recognize social determinants of health to diminish disparities and inequities in access to quality care. 3.6. Communication – Effectively communicate verbally and nonverbally when interacting with an individual, group, or organization. 4.1. Self-awareness– Examine and reflect on personal knowledge, skills, abilities, beliefs, biases, motivation, and emotions that could enhance or limit personal and professional growth. 4.2. Leadership- Demonstrate responsibility for creating and achieving shared goals, regardless of position. 4.3. Innovation and Entrepreneurship- Engage in innovative activities by using creative thinking to envision better ways of accomplishing professional goals. 4.4. Professionalism - Exhibit behaviors and values that are consistent with the trust given to the profession by patients, other healthcare providers, and society. 5.1. Carries out compounding procedures to produce an effective and safe medicine (Compounder) and implements quality control measures and tests (Quality Manager).
Educational Outcomes for PharmD Program
1.1. Develop, integrate, and apply knowledge from the foundational sciences (i.e., pharmaceutical, social/behavioral/administrative, and clinical sciences) to evaluate the scientific literature, explain drug action, solve therapeutic problems, and advance population health and patient centered care. 2.1. Patient-centered care - Provide patient-centered care as the medication expert (collect and interpret evidence, prioritize, formulate assessments and recommendations, implement, monitor and adjust plans, and document activities). 2.2. Medication use systems management- Manage patient healthcare needs using human, financial, technological, and physical resources to optimize the safety and efficacy of medication use systems. 2.3. Health and wellness - Design prevention, intervention, and educational strategies for individuals and communities to manage chronic disease and improve health and wellness. 2.4. Population-based care (Provider) - Describe how population-based care influences patient centered care and influences the development of practice guidelines and evidence-based best practices. 3.1. Problem Solving– Identify problems; explore and prioritize potential strategies; and design, implement, and evaluate a viable solution. 3.2. Educator– Educate all audiences by determining the most effective and enduring ways to impart information and assess understanding. 3.3. Patient Advocacy - Assure that patients' best interests are represented. 3.4. Interprofessional collaboration – Actively participate and engage as a healthcare team member by demonstrating mutual respect, understanding, and values to meet patient care needs. 3.5. Cultural sensitivity - Recognize social determinants of health to diminish disparities and inequities in access to quality care. 3.6. Communication – Effectively communicate verbally and nonverbally when interacting with an individual, group, or organization. 4.1. Self-awareness– Examine and reflect on personal knowledge, skills, abilities, beliefs, biases, motivation, and emotions that could enhance or limit personal and professional growth. 4.2. Leadership- Demonstrate responsibility for creating and achieving shared goals, regardless of position. 4.3. Innovation and Entrepreneurship- Engage in innovative activities by using creative thinking to envision better ways of accomplishing professional goals. 4.4. Professionalism - Exhibit behaviors and values that are consistent with the trust given to the profession by patients, other healthcare providers, and society. 5.1. Carries out compounding procedures to produce an effective and safe medicine (Compounder) and implements quality control measures and tests (Quality Manager).
Core values

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


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