92625 - Introduction and Perspectives of Pharmacy Course

Academic Year 2021/2022

  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Rimini
  • Corso: Single cycle degree programme (LMCU) in Pharmacy (cod. 9078)

Learning outcomes

Introduction and perspectives in Pharmacy course is a survey of the profession of pharmacy including its history, evolving scope of practice, ethical foundations, regulation, educational and career opportunities, and more. Topics relating to medication use and drug development are explored through the course lectures and interviews with practicing pharmacists. Upon completion of this course students will be able to: - detail the educational, career pathways related to the profession of pharmacy; - describe issues relating to medication safety, adverse drug events, drug pollution and health policies; - explain some of the regulatory and ethical considerations in pharmacy practice; - know the professional fields and the potentialities of this kind of degree - have a knowledge of the research net present in the surrounding.

Course contents

The role of the pharmacist's professional figure in different work contexts.

The pharmacist in:

- Pharmacies and hospital pharmacies

- Pharmaceutical companies

- Scientific research

- Scientific journalism/information/dissemination

- Army structures

- Advertising communication

- Clinical studies

- The healthcare world

- The digital age

The research landscape in the territory.

The world of healthcare economics.


No teaching materials are required for this course

Teaching methods

The course is given through seminar activities

Assessment methods

Elaboration of an essay on original aspects characterizing the professional figure of the pharmacist.

Teaching tools

Seminar activities carried out by professionals in the field.

Office hours

See the website of Serena Montanari


Good health and well-being Responsible consumption and production

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.