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BACHELOR OF PHARMACY (B PHARM - 4 YEARS)

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Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm) program at Texila American University (TAU) aims to prepare exemplary health care professionals who can meet the challenging needs of the healthcare industry and the community at large. As part of this advanced course work in pharmaceutical sciences, the degree program includes internships in community, hospital and manufacturing pharmacies or industries.

TAU's Bachelor of Pharmacy program has been structured to provide the maximum impetus for skill development. The coursework lays emphasis on research, theoretical knowledge, and clinical experience in order to develop highly trained medication specialists.

In order to develop highly trained medication specialists, the course lays emphasis on the following:

  • Ample research
  • Comprehensive theoretical knowledge
  • Thorough clinical experience

Students eligible for the B Pharm program

  • Eligibility
    Details

    Students who have completed 10+2 level of education (with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English. Maths is required at O level/A level/Equivalent program)


    Students who have earned minimum 60 college-level credit hours from diploma/ undergraduate institutions (health science program)

    The 4-year pharmacy degree program in the Caribbean enables students to done various career roles, such as an industrial pharmacist, academic pharmacist, hospital and community pharmacist, supervisor, quality control pharmacists, laboratory instructors, food and drug regulation officers, and product managers of pharmaceutical firms.

  • Curriculum
    Details
    SEM TAU COURSES TAU CREDIT
    I General Chemistry 1 6
    Organic Chemistry 1 6
    Physics 1 6
    Biology 1 6
    II General Chemistry 2 6
    Organic Chemistry 2 6
    Physics 2 6
    Biology 2 6
    Pre-Calculus 3
    III Pharmacy Practice 1 (Orientation to Profession of pharmacy) 3
    Pharmaceutical Chemistry 1 3
    Integrated Basic Health Science1A (Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Community Health 6
    Communication Skills for Health Personnel I 3
    IV Pharmacy Practice - 2 (Pharmacy calculations) 2
    Pharmaceutical Chemistry 2 3
    Integrated Basic Health Sciences (Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Community Health) 6
    Law, Governance, Economy and Society 3
    V Microbiology, Immunology and General Pathology 3
    Pharmacy Practice - 3 (Compounding Lab) 2
    Medicinal Chemistry 1 3
    Pharmaceutics (dosage form design) 4
    Pharmacology 1 3
    VI Pharmaceutical Analysis 3
    Pharmacy Practice-4 Laboratory (Sterile Products Lab) 2
    Pharmaceutics (Biopharmaceutics, New Drug Delivery Systems & Devices) 4
    Medicinal Chemistry- 2 3
    Pharmacology 2 3
    VII Pharmacy Practice -5 (prescription dispensing & site visits) 3
    Applied Therapeutics I 6
    Pharmacokinetics (Basic & Clinical) 3
    Pharmacy Law & Ethics 2
    Complementary/ Alternative Medicine, Non-Prescription Drugs 3
    Research Methodology 3
    Elective 1 2
    VIII Pharmacy Practice -6 (Drug Information / Literature Evaluation) 2
    Applied Therapeutics II 6
    Pharmacokinetics (Basic & Clinical) 3
    Elective 2 2
    IX Pharmacy Administration 4
    Pharmacy Practice- 7 (Clinical Skills, Patient Counseling, Introduction to Clerkship) 8
    Research Project 2
    Community Pharmacy Practice Management 2
    Institutional Pharmacy Practice Management 2
    X Clinical Toxicology 2
    Pharmacoeconomics 2
    Electives -3 2
    Pharmacy Practice -8 (Clinical Clerkship) 12


  • Research/Writing Requirement
    Details

    The student should have completed their search requirement and submitted are search paper out put before he/she is allowed to do internship.

    **Internship/Practicum

    The student must have completed the number of hours for community, hospital and manufacturing pharmacy internship as requirement for graduation. The major internship can be done in any of the three areas of internship.

    Community Pharmacy 200 hours
    Hospital Pharmacy 200 hours
    Manufacturing Pharmacy 200 hours
    Major Manufacturing 360 hours
    Total Number of Hours 960 hours

    Elective Specializations


    Elective Courses - Any Three (3)
    •    Pharmacokinetics
    •    Biological Interactions with Materials
    •    Toxicology
    •    Drug Interactions
    •    Pharmacist Services Management
    •    Substance Abuse and Chemical Dependency
    •    Computer Applications in Pharmacy Practice
    •    Leadership in Health-System Pharmacy
    •    Fluids and Electrolytes
    •    Medical Imaging for Pharmacists
    •    Veterinary Therapeutics
    •    Introduction to Academic Pharmacy
    •    Seminars in Geriatrics
    •    Seminars in Cardiology
    •    Seminars in Long Term Care
    •    Interdisciplinary Care of the Child with Special Health Care Needs
    •    Infectious Disease and Pharmacotherapy in Acute Care
    •    Introduction to the Infectious Patient
    •    Radiopharmaceuticals
    •    Comprehensive Immunization Delivery
    •    Seminars in Pediatrics
    •    Medication Management in Ambulatory/Primary Care
    •    Veterinary Therapeutics
    •    Herbals, Homeopathy, and Dietary Supplements
    •    Seminars in Global Health Pharmacy
    •    Seminars in Psychiatric Pharmacy
    •    Advanced Diabetes Management
    •    Geriatric Pharmacotherapy
    •    Oncology Biomarkers
    •    Interdisciplinary Care of the Child with Special Health Care Needs
    •    Health Equity and Social Justice
    •    Topics in Safety and Quality
    •    Research Seminar in Social & Administrative Pharmacy
    •    History of Pharmacy
    •    Byzantine Medicine and Pharmacy
    •    Independent Study
    •    Pharmaceutical Marketing and Policy
    •    Research Seminar in Social & Administrative Pharmacy
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  • What are the career opportunities for graduates with Bachelor of Pharmacy degree?

    TAU provides comprehensive theoretical and practical training to prepare students to pursue various career goals after obtaining their Bachelor of Pharmacy degree. Some of the career opportunities for students undertaking this degree include medication specialists, researchers, health educators, managers in drug establishments, laboratory instructors, food and drug regulation officers, pharmacists, etc.

  • Are students exposed to real-life training situations while pursuing a degree in pharmacy?

    The internship program for the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree at TAU enables students to undergo their training in community and hospital pharmacies and manufacturing industries. This offers an excellent opportunity for students to receive hands-on training and apply their knowledge in real-life situations.

  • Is Texila American University a recognized institution?

    Texila American University (TAU) is registered with National Accreditation Council (NAC) Guyana, Listed in Medical Council of Guyana, India, Nigeria & Many more.

  • How long does the admission procedure take place?

    The Admissions Officer (AO) at TAU will send an Acknowledgment of Receipt within two weeks of receiving your application. After ensuring that you have sent a complete application with all the required documents, the university will get your documents verified. Subsequently, a decision for a possible interview will be taken within the next two weeks. Once the interview takes place, you will be informed of the final decision within the next two weeks.

  • Are TAU students eligible to receive financial aid?

    Students enrolled under TAU are eligible for private educational loans from various private loan lenders. TAU also offers a number of full and partial scholarships to meritorious and deserving students in each semester.