PN 201/ PHR 110- Pharmacy ethics
Course lecturer :
Ass.Prof Yosra Elnaggar Ass.Prof. Abeer Kassem
Course assistant :
Course objectives :
• To discuss ethical principles of pharmacy practice and various ethical issues faced by pharmacists.
Course description :
1. The course covers the following major topics in pharmacy practice 1. Introduction to Professionalism, Legal and Ethical behavior. 2. Ethical principles and ethical dilemma in pharmacy practice 3. Code of ethics for pharmacists and drug promotion. 4. Major ethical problems in the pharmacy practice and the appropriate interventions. 5. The legal and Clinical principles of consent, and confidentiality that apply to Pharmacy Practice. 6. Ethics and misconducts in pharmaceutical research & survey research 7. Academic integrity for pharmacy students
Course assessment :
Written exams to assess knowledge and intellectual skills Oral presentations to assess general and transferable, knowledge and intellectual skills. Quizzes and Assignments to assess general and transferable, knowledge and intellectual skills and professional Weighing of assessment: 20% – Midyear exam (20Marks) 30% – Course Work & Assignments (30 marks) 50% – Final Written Exam (50 marks)
Recommended text books :
1-Gaurav Agarwal , Introduction to General Pharmacy, 2010. Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy, , 22ndedition, 2012, Edited by Allen L V, Adeboye A, Shane P D, Linda A F, Jointly published by Pharmaceutical Press and Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences 1. Ruth Rodgers (Editor), Catherine Dewsbury (Editor), Andrew Lea (Editor), FASTtrack: Law and Ethics in Pharmacy Practice, April 29, 2010. 2. Gordon E. Appelbe (Author), Joy Wingfield (Author), Dale and Appelbe\’s Pharmacy Law and Ethics, 9th Edition, August 17, 2009. 3. Bruce D. White (Author), Gretchen A. Fair (Introduction), Joseph L. Fink III (Introduction), John Lachs (Afterword), Kenneth V. Iserson 4. Foreword), Drugs, Ethics, and Quality of Life: Cases and Materials on Ethical, Legal, and Public Policy Dilemmas in Medicine and Pharmacy Practice, November, 2007 5. Ansel\’s Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems 10th Edition (2014) 1. .
Recommended refrences :
1. http://www.news-medical.net/health/History-of-Thalidomide.aspx https://www.psa.org.au/content/history/short-intro/ 2. http://www.pharmacist.com/code-ethics 3. What pharmacy practitioners need to know about ethics in scientific publishing. J Res Pharm Pract. 2014 Oct-Dec; 3(4): 112–116. doi: 10.4103/2279-042X.145356 4. Ethical problems and their resolution amongst UK community pharmacists: a qualitative study. PhD thesis, University Nottingham. http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/10265/1/6gpdf.pdf 5. CODE OF STANDARDS AND ETHICS FOR SURVEY RESEARCH. 2011 CASRO – Council of American Survey Research Organizations https://ori.hhs.gov/case_summary 6. Fostering Integrity in Research: Definitions, Current Knowledge, and Future Directions. Science and Engineering Ethics (2006) 12, 53-74