Learning Outcomes

MEU BSc in Pharmacy Program Competencies, Learning Outcomes & Educational Philosophy:

The Bachelor in Pharmacy program offered by the faculty of Pharmacy at Middle East University is based on an educational philosophy that focuses on graduating pharmacy professionals that can have a positive impact on the overall health needs and outcomes of their society. This philosophy is achieved through providing the students with strong pharmaceutical foundational sciences and bridging these sciences with their therapeutic applicable counterparts combined with pharmacy practice skills and experiential experiences in order to graduate practice ready pharmacy graduates.
The learning outcomes of the Bachelor of Pharmacy program at MEU are based on the Jordanian Pharmacy national competencies and learning outcomes framework which was developed by the Jordanian Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission for Higher Education Institutions in addition to the American Center for the advancement of Pharmaceutical Education (CAPE).

Knowledge DomainsNo.Learning OutcomesCompetencies
Foundational Knowledge1Develop, integrate, and apply knowledge from the foundational sciences (i.e., pharmaceutical, social/behavioral/administrative, and clinical sciences) to evaluate the scientific literature, explain drug action, solve therapeutic problems, and advance population health and patient centered care.Learner
Essentials for Practice and Care2.1Patient-centered care - Provide patient-centered care as the medication expert (collect and interpret evidence, prioritize, formulate assessments and recommendations, implement, monitor and adjust plans, and document activities).Caregiver
Essentials for Practice and Care2.2Medication use systems management- Manage patient healthcare needs using human, financial, technological, and physical resources to optimize the safety and efficacy of medication use systems.Manager
Essentials for Practice and Care2.3Health and wellness - Design prevention, intervention, and educational strategies for individuals and communities to manage chronic disease and improve health and wellness.Promoter
Essentials for Practice and Care2.4Population-based care (Provider) - Describe how population-based care influences patient centered care and influences the development of practice guidelines and evidence-based best practices.Provider
Approach to Practice and Care3.1Problem Solving– Identify problems; explore and prioritize potential strategies; and design, implement, and evaluate a viable solution.Problem solver
Approach to Practice and Care3.2Educator– Educate all audiences by determining the most effective and enduring ways to impart information and assess understanding.Educator
Approach to Practice and Care3.3Patient Advocacy - Assure that patients’ best interests are represented.Advocate
Approach to Practice and Care3.4Interprofessional collaboration – Actively participate and engage as a healthcare team member by demonstrating mutual respect, understanding, and values to meet patient care needs.Collaborator
Approach to Practice and Care3.5Cultural sensitivity - Recognize social determinants of health to diminish disparities and inequities in access to quality care.Includer
Approach to Practice and Care3.6Communication – Effectively communicate verbally and nonverbally when interacting with an individual, group, or organization.Communicator
Personal and Professional Development4.1Self-awareness– Examine and reflect on personal knowledge, skills, abilities, beliefs, biases, motivation, and emotions that could enhance or limit personal and professional growth.Self-aware
Personal and Professional Development4.2Leadership- Demonstrate responsibility for creating and achieving shared goals, regardless of position.Leader
Personal and Professional Development4.3Innovation and Entrepreneurship- Engage in innovative activities by using creative thinking to envision better ways of accomplishing professional goals.Innovator
Personal and Professional Development4.4Professionalism - Exhibit behaviors and values that are consistent with the trust given to the profession by patients, other healthcare providers, and society.Professional
Pharmaceutical product expert5.1Manufacturing - Carries out compounding procedures to produce an effective and safe medicine (Compounder) and implements quality control measures and tests (Quality Manager) in accordance with regulations.Manufacturer