Transfer from other Degree Courses: Students wishing to transfer from an existing degree course to pharmacy will only be considered if they meet our A2 requirements. Further Information: All offers of a place on this course are subject to satisfactory interview, DBS clearance and appropriate health and good character checks both assessed by completion of a Fitness to Practise form. Fitness to Practise: Pharmacy students are expected to behave professionally at all times. The School is required to carry out health and good character checks on all students admitted to the course in line with the regulatory body guidance. As part of this process, you will be asked to declare any issues relating to your health and/or character by completing the Fitness to Practise form, and to undergo a DBS check. We will give you further information about this process when you attend one of our Applicant Days. The School wishes to promote entry to a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds. If you declare an issue relating to your health and/or character, it will not necessarily prevent you from being admitted to the course. The School will make an informed and considered judgement in each case in line with University procedures and relevant regulatory body guidance. We strongly encourage you to discuss any issues or concerns with us as soon as possible so that we can support and advise you accordingly.
It is the art or science of preparing and preserving drugs, as well as compounding and dispensing medicines according to a physicians prescription.
Pharmacy is an important component of the medical and healthcare system.
Our MPharm programme has strong links with a variety of local and national pharmacy companies, including Boots, Lloyds Pharmacy, Rowlands, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals, East Lancashire Hospitals, Wockhardt and HM Prison Manchester. Placements with these organisations are offered at various points throughout the programme. We hold a Careers Fair twice a year to give you the opportunity to talk to employers about summer placement opportunities with them, as well discovering what pre-registration and pharmacist careers are available.The MPharm course is fully accredited by the for the maximum period of 6 years. The GPhC sets the standards and requirements in respect of the education, training, acquisition of experience and continuing professional development that it is necessary for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to achieve. The overarching philosophy of the UCLan MPharm (Hons) degree is to produce a graduate equipped with the necessary skills, attitudes and knowledge to enter the preregistration year leading to the eventual registration as a pharmacist with the GPhC.
For the full GPhC report .The School recognises the main purposes of assessment as a statement of achievement and of potential. Assessment is continuous and comprises formative and summative methods. Formative assessment encourages the development of personal self-awareness and self-evaluation such that you can instigate corrective change to improve your work. Formative feedback is central to your development from a dependent to independent worker which is at the heart of the course philosophy. This self-assessment begins during year 1 of the course and will be developed throughout the course along with you being required to produce reflective writing of your work and progress.This will include the compilation of your portfolio which you will continue with throughout the course, gathering evidence to support your reflections of your progress as a learner, looking particularly at the six key attributes of an MPharm graduate; analysing your performance and developing action plans to address any areas of weakness, or build on strengths; thus demonstrating your progression as a prospective pharmacy professional.The academic staff that will be teaching you are all highly qualified and specialists in the areas that they teach. All staff are engaged in research and/or scholarly activity which helps enrich your experiences through the provision of research led and research informed teaching. Many of the staff within the School are practising Pharmacists who bring their practice based expertise to ensure that the development and delivery of the course reflects and extends current practice.In Year 1, you will undertake a one-day placement in a community pharmacy, and a further one day experience in a hospital pharmacy. Years 2 and 3 will see you spending three days in a community pharmacy (Year 2) and three days in a hospital pharmacy (Year 3). In the final year of the MPharm programme, you will participate in a three-day placement in an area of pharmacy that you have expressed a preference in. Typical placement opportunities include academia, industry, hospice, prison and mental health trust, as well as community and hospital pharmacies.Once you have successfully completed your MPharm degree, you will then undertake your pre-registration training year. Further details on this can be found on the Following a successful pre-registration year, there are many career options available to you. Some of these careers may lead to you undertaking a postgraduate qualification, e.g. postgraduate diploma or Masters qualification, or training to become an independent prescriber. Stephanie Ah-Sen, current 4th year studentMark Henry, 2012 graduateWe have excellent laboratory facilities. Over £500K has been invested in equipping our state-of-the-art pharmaceutics laboratory facilities.90% of our Pharmacy students felt they were able to access the right course resources when they needed to. 93% of our Pharmacy students felt they had the opportunity to work with other students as part of their course.
A sequence of botany and zoology is acceptable only if general biology I and II is not offered at the college or university..
Microbiology (3 credits) – (note: for Microbiology & Cell Science majors at UF, MCB 3023 will be accepted in place of MCB3020), OR MCB 2010 from all Florida State SchoolsAnatomy & Physiology I and Anatomy & Physiology II with labs BSC #085, #085L and BSC #086, #086L (8 credits) or BSC #093, #093L and BSC #094, #094L (8 credits)Human Anatomy and Human Physiology with labs APK #100 and APK #105 (8 credits), formerly PET #320 and PET #350 (8 credits) or ZOO #733 and PCB #703 (8 credits)Functional Vertebrate Anatomy and Animal Physiology with labs ZOO #713C and PCB#723 (9 credits)Analytical Geometry with Calculus I – MAC #311 (4 credits)
Statistics – STA 2023 (3 credits) PharmCAS and the University of Florida College of Pharmacy do not grant grade forgiveness.
In order for this vulnerable population to receive their medications, a different kind of pharmacy is needed, these are known as LTC, long term care pharmacies....
Madeline Leininger, a pioneer on transcultural nursing describes it this way; “a formal area of study and practice focused on comparative human-care differences and similarities of the beliefs, values and patterned lifeways of cultures to provide culturally congruent, meaningful, and beneficial health care to people” (Barker, 2009, p....
Our MPharm programme has strong links with a variety of local and national pharmacy companies, including Boots, Lloyds Pharmacy, Rowlands, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals, East Lancashire Hospitals, Wockhardt and HM Prison Manchester. Placements with these organisations are offered at various points throughout the programme. We hold a Careers Fair twice a year to give you the opportunity to talk to employers about summer placement opportunities with them, as well discovering what pre-registration and pharmacist careers are available.
Additionally, new opportunities are emerging for pharmacists in managed-care organizations and for pharmacists trained in research and disease management.
Thus, the employment outlook for pharmacists is very good.
Nutritional health issues are one aspect of care that needs to be recognized with sensitivity in regards to cultural differences (Dennis & Small, 2003).
Therefore, nurses in general, or any healthcare professionals not only need to know how to care of patients from their culture, but they also must be able to care of patients from other cultures with different health beliefs, values, and practices.
The aim is to educate budding pharmacists about the career opportunities available to them after graduation.
Pharmacy, in fact, offers a wide range of career opportunities.
Cultural views of individuals influence their perceptions and decisions of health attitudes and health cares; in order to care for people across different languages and cultures, nurses need to develop cultural sensitivity, awareness, competence, and humility (Creasia & Parker, 2007)....
Health care professionals should be qualified to deliver, on a daily basis, proficient care and sensitive skilled communication to culturally different individuals (Maier-Lorentz, 2008)....