The faculty of Pharmacy at Amman Arab University aims at being one of the leading faculties in Jordan and the region in that the faculty is concerned about providing health sector with competent pharmacists. This can be achieved by offering bachelor program meeting the international standards, serving business market in Jordan and the whole region and suiting the latest issues in the science of pharmacy. All of the staff at the faculty will try their level best to improve the teaching process together with providing all educational requirements for the benefit of students.
The faculty of pharmacy is highly concerned that the syllabus covers all fields of the science of pharmacy alongside preparing labs equipped with the latest technology. The faculty also aims at providing classes with latest teaching tools.
The faculty of pharmacy- instructors, administrative staff and students- looks forward to make progress and achieve distinction in scientific and pharmacological research at international level. This aim can be obtained through founding labs specialized in scientific research and hiring competent instructors with high research record to fulfill the ultimate purpose of improving society members' health. As an integral purpose of the faculty is participating in scientific conferences and seminars. In addition, the faculty aims at putting all its potentials at the service of students in several aspects of life; including cultural, social, sport and religious in order to produce competent graduates contributing actively to the progress of their society.
Dr. Yazan Abdullah Alrashdan
Acting Head of Pharmacy Department
About the Bachelor of Pharmacy
It is on one of the university’s new created academic departments; it officially became operational at the beginning of the academic year 2016/2017. It is now a fact that only distinguished teaching staff have been recruited into this department with some state of the art specialties and expertise who are also holders of doctoral degrees from world’s most renowned academic institutions. These exclusive features will inevitably will improve whole educational process; its input, output, and the quality of graduating students.
Students are enrolled in a well-designed curriculum which aims to prepare them to perform strongly and competently in the different areas open to them both in the public and private sectors. In order to encourage students to learn the necessary skills and develop expertise to meet the requirements of effective practice in an increasingly advancing world, the college has invested a great deal of capital in the infrastructure and equipping laboratories with a cutting edge devices.
Entrepreneurship and distinction in pharmaceutical sciences, academically and professionally, at the local, regional, and international levels.
Providing the labor market with pharmaceutical staff equipped with knowledge, skills, ethics, and well-trained in research work and community service.
- Helping students to well practice pharmacy.
- Developing the required skills for pharmacy students to enable them to interact in their work environment.
- Teaching students how to tackle their difficulties to improve the society.
- Empowering the role of pharmacists in improving public health and preventing diseases.
Educational Outcomes of B.A in Pharmacy
The expected outcomes of this program are preparing graduates competent in:
1. Develop, integrate, and apply knowledge from the foundational sciences (i.e., pharmaceutical, social/behavioral/administrative, health, and clinical sciences) to evaluate the scientific literature, explain drug action, solve therapeutic problems, and advance population health and patient-centered care.
2. Provide patient-centered care as the medication expert (collect and interpret evidence, prioritize, formulate assessments and recommendations, foster patient support and empowerment, implement, monitor and adjust plans, and document activities).
3. Manage patient healthcare needs using human, financial, technological, and physical resources to optimize the safety and efficacy of medication use systems.
4. Design prevention, intervention, and educational strategies for individuals and communities to manage disease and improve health and wellness.
5. Describe the way in which population-based care influences patient-centered care and influences the development of practice guidelines and evidence-based best practices.
6. Identify problems; explore and prioritize potential strategies; and design, implement, and evaluate a viable solution.
7. Educate all audiences by determining the most effective and enduring ways to impart information and assess understanding.
8. Assure that patients’ best interests are represented.
9. Actively participate and engage as a healthcare team member by demonstrating mutual respect, understanding, and values to meet patient care needs.
10. Recognize social determinants of health to diminish disparities and inequities in access to quality care.
11. Effectively communicate verbally and nonverbally when interacting with an individual, group, or organization.
12. Examine and reflect on personal knowledge, skills, abilities, beliefs, biases, motivation, and emotions that could enhance or limit personal and professional growth.
13. Demonstrate responsibility for creating and achieving shared goals, regardless of position.
14. Engage in innovative activities by using creative thinking to envision better ways of accomplishing professional goals.
15. Exhibit behaviors and values that are consistent with the trust given to the profession by patients, other healthcare providers, and society.
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