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Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research

Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research is a programme-specific subject for Pharmacy and Dispensing pharmacy students. Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research is a scientific discipline that deals with the role of medicines among individuals, populations and society.

Programme in Pharmacy

Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research 7.5 credits 

The course aims to provide students with a basic knowledge of different research methods used in pharmaceutical outcomes research (epidemiology, health economics and qualitative methods). The course also covers risk factors for disease, different outcomes, medical statistics and evidence-based pharmacy. The course pays special attention to the critical appraisal and evaluation of scientific studies.
The course is held in term 7. 

Pre-registration training with pharmaceutical legislation 30 credits

The course covers pharmacy training in a community pharmacy including prescription- and OTC dispensing, client communication, information plus an insight into practice at various types of pharmacies. The pharmaceutical legislation module (3 credits) covers the legislation and applicable rules that are relevant to the professional role of the pharmacist. Course elements during two weeks at the University of Gothenburg deal with topics related to pharmacy practice including communication and ethics.
The course is held in term 10.
More information about the course can be found at: www.apoteksfarmaci.se
 

Bachelors programme in Pharmacy/Dispensing Pharmasists

Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research 7.5 credits

The course aims to provide students with a basic knowledge of different research methods used in community pharmacy (epidemiology, health economics and qualitative methods). Group work concerning survey methodology and data collection methods forms part of the course. The course also covers the risk factors for disease, pharmaceutical practice, different endpoints (outcomes), drug statistics and evidence-based pharmacy. The use of medicines is shown from a gender perspective.
The course is held in term 4.
 

Pharmaceutical legislation 4.5 credits

The course deals with the legislation and rules that are applicable to the professional role of dispencing pharmacists. Furthermore, the course covers the definition of medicines, natural medicine, herbal remedies and homeopathic treatments. In addition, the course provides an overview of how the drug approval process works.
The course is given in term 5.

Contact Information

Tove Hedenrud, responsible

Phone:
46 31-786 6855

Page Manager: Katarina Englund|Last update: 3/10/2015
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