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Social Pharmacy I

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Teaching semester

Autumn

Objectives and Content

The course will give an introduction to the history of pharmacy, pharmacy as a profession, and the pharmacists education and role in health care. Central aspects considering laws, ethics and communication are discussed. aceuticals (production, use, surveillance), and about the health care system, including the pharmacies. The course aims to give insight in health and disease concepts, and social differences in health, as well as insight in global health challenges and pharmacys role in these.

The course will give basic knowledge about pharmaceuticals (production, use, surveillance), and about the health care system, including the pharmacies. The course aims to give insight in health and disease concepts, and social differences in health, as well as insight in global health challenges and pharmacys role in these.

Learning Outcomes

To be updated in English

Access to the Course

The course is open for students enrolled in the Master`s Programme in Pharmacy

Teaching Methods and Extent of Organized Teaching

Lectures, group work, problem based learning (PBL) with oral presentations in groups, work placement and company visits

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

Compulsory attendance in all teaching activities: lectures, TBL, group work (maximum 20% absence allowed)

Compulsory work placement at a pharmacy

Compulsory individual assignments

Compulsory group work

Forms of Assessment

Approved compulsory assignments. Portfolio assessment.

The portfolio should encompass:

  • All written assignments through the semester, both individual and group assignments
  • Reflection paper after placement in pharmacy
  • Reflection paper after completed teaching activities

All of this material is part of the assessment in the course

Information regarding form and scope of the assignments will be given in connection with teaching. Process and progress will for the most part be assessed in TBL - not int the portfolio. The assignments becomes part of the portfolio by order of production. The portfolio should be handed in as a joint PDF-file with a front page bearing the name, student number and the year group of the student, as a minimum.

Grading Scale

The portfolio is assessed as pass/fail.

Assessment Semester

Autumn.

Course Evaluation

The students evaluate the teaching according to the Quality Assurance System at the University of Bergen

Contact

Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care

E-mail: studie@igs.uib.no

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