Master in Clinical Pharmacy (MCP)

Master in Clinical Pharmacy is offered by the College of Pharmacy, Gulf Medical University (GMU) in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (CCAD) and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), United States. The collaboration includes experts from CCAD and VCU contributing to the delivery of some courses. CCAD is also a site for certain speciality rotations including Parenteral Nutrition and Infectious Diseases.

The Master in Clinical Pharmacy (MCP) program received accreditation from the Ministry of Education (Previously known as Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research), United Arab Emirates. [Link]

Master in Clinical Pharmacy is a specialized degree not only advancing the Pharmacist to be a Clinical Pharmacist but also specializing in a student selected clinical area of focus. The advantage of being a clinical specialist with a chosen speciality course (3 credits), speciality rotation (4 credits) and research thesis on same speciality (6 credits) is a highlight of GMU MCP Program.

GMU has been offering the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program since 2008. With 10 years of experience, it is now in a position to provide excellent Clinical Pharmacy training at the master level especially with its own teaching hospitals and clinics in the UAE. Thumbay group of teaching hospitals have diverse patients and trained clinical preceptors for high quality advanced experiential learning.

GMU, being one of the leading Medical Universities in the region, offers multi-professional clinical research opportunities that impact clinical practice and are published in high-quality international journals.

For working pharmacists, the study plan is flexible to complete all the courses in 4 or 5 semesters. All classes are in the evenings and/or weekends.

Program Highlights

  • Highest quality & most affordable program in the UAE.
  • Flexible payment plan.
  • The program designed for working professionals.
  • Collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and Virginia Commonwealth University, US.
  • On Campus Thumbay University Hospital.
  • Preferred training site for national and international clinical pharmacy students.
  • Experienced faculty with potential master research in collaboration with US institutions.
  • Leading to specializations in Cardiology, ID, Oncology, PN, Nephrology, and Pharmacy Administration.

Who will benefit from the program

  • Pharmacists who seek to advance their careers as clinical pharmacists
  • Graduates of PharmD or BPharm to specialize in a clinical speciality
  • National and International pharmacists who would prefer to be trained by GMU-Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi-Virginia Commonwealth University experts and facilities
  • Pharmacists who wish to perform a multi-professional clinical research at GMU and affiliated institutions

Goals

The goals of the Master in Clinical Pharmacy program are;

  • Equip and enable Clinical Pharmacists to become change agents and to meet the challenges in a changing healthcare system in the country and deliver specialized patient-centered and evidence-based clinical pharmacy services.
  • Adopt national and international best practices in clinical pharmacy education.
  • Improve research productivity in clinical pharmacy and promote the professional development of pharmacists.
  • Enhance the quality of care to a specialized clinical level provided by graduates to the community it serves.
  • Encourage self-development and collaborative practice.

Outcomes

The Outcomes of the Master in Clinical Pharmacy is based on American College of Clinical Pharmacy competencies for Clinical Pharmacists with additional research outcome.

  1. Direct patient care
  2. Pharmacotherapy knowledge
  3. System-based care and population health
  4. Communication
  5. Professionalism
  6. Continuing professional development and
  7. Research

Program Coordinator:

Dr. Syed Wasif Gillani
Acting Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice

 

Study Plan

Name of the Program Master in Clinical Pharmacy
Credit Hours 38
Semesters 2 Semesters + 1 year of Rotations & Thesis
Duration 2 Years
In Collaboration with
  • Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

 

Semester – 1

Course Code Course Title C H L H N L H Pre-requisites
MCP610 Essentials of Clinical Pharmacy Practice 3 2 2 None
MCP611 Advanced Clinical Pharmacokinetics 3 2 2 None
MCP612 Advanced Pharmacotherapy 1 2 0 4 None
MCP614 System-Based Care & Population Health 2 2 0 None
Semester Total 10 6 8  

C H – Credit Hours, L H – Lecture Hours, N L H – Non-Lecture Hours

 

Semester – 2

Course Code Course Title C H L H N L H Pre-requisites
Specialization Course (Elective) 3 2 2 None
MCP622 Advanced Pharmacotherapy 2 2 0 4 None
MCP620 Antimicrobial Stewardship 2 2 0 None
MCP621 Research Methodology and Biostatistics 2 2 0 None
MCP623 Research Seminar 1 0 2 None
Semester Total 10 6 8  

C H – Credit Hours, L H – Lecture Hours, N L H – Non-Lecture Hours

 

Specialization courses (One of the following to be selected in Semester 2)

Specialization Courses*
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MCP650 Advances in Cardiac Pharmacotherapy 3
MCP651 Parenteral Nutrition, IV Therapy & Sterile Preparation 3
MCP652 Advances in Infectious Disease Pharmacotherapy 3
MCP653 Advances in Renal Pharmacotherapy 3
MCP656 Advances in Oncology Pharmacotherapy 3

* minimum three students and available specialized site of rotation.

 

Year 2

Course Code Course Title C H L H N L H Pre-requisites
MCP630 Ambulatory Care 2 0 160 All Courses in Semester

1 & 2

MCP631 Critical Care 2 0 160
MCP632 Internal Medicine I 2 0 160
MCP633 Internal Medicine II 2 0 160
Specialization Rotation* (a&b) 4 0 320
MCP640 Practice-based Research Thesis 6 0 320
  18 0 1280  

C H – Credit Hours, L H – Lecture Hours, N L H – Non-Lecture Hours

 

Specialization rotations (One of the following to be selected in Year 2)

Specialization Rotation
Rotation Code Rotation Title Credit Hours
MCP660 (a&b) Cardiology Rotation 4
MCP661 (a&b) Parenteral Nutrition Rotation 4
MCP662 (a&b) Infectious Disease Rotation 4
MCP663 (a&b) Nephrology Rotation 4
MCP665 (a&b) Oncology Rotation 4

Admission Requirements Academic Year 2020-21

  • Applicants shall meet all admission criteria for entry into the higher education programs offered by the University, as laid down in the Standards (2019) published by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs, UAE.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or Pharm D from an accredited University in the UAE or equivalent one from outside the UAE.
  • Distinct undergraduate performance of minimum cumulative grade point average(CGPA) of 3.0  on a 4-point scale, or equivalent grade (B)
  • The Applicant must have proficiency in spoken and written English. The applicant can fulfil the English proficiency requirement via the TOEFL, IELTS, or UA CESL Endorsement Exam, minimum requirements are listed below. TOEFL and IELTS test scores must be dated within two years of the year of enrolment.
    • EmSAT: Score of 1400 and above
    • TOEFL: Score of 79 on the iBT or 550 PBT (web-based) test or higher.
    • IELTS: Overall score of 6 is required, with a score of no less than 5 on any individual band or module.

Conditional Graduate Admission Read More

  • Graduate with less than the minimum score in English proficiency may be provided conditional admission that the student registers 6 credit hours in the first semester of his/her studies and obtains a “B” average or above.
    • Applicant must achieve and EMSAT score of 1400 or IELTS 6.0 or equivalent by the end of first semester of study
    • Applicant must achieve a minimum of CGPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its established equivalent, in the first six credit hours of credit bearing courses studied for the Master’s program
  • Graduate with a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.5 to 2.9 on a 4.0 scale or its established equivalent shall be conditionally admitted to the first semester as follows:
    • is allowed take a maximum of nine credit hours of courses studied for the graduate program during the period of conditional admission and
    • must achieve a minimum CGPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or its established equivalent, in these nine credits of courses studied for the graduate program to progress to second semester or be subject to dismissal.
  • Graduate with a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.0 to 2.4 on a 4.0 scale or its established equivalent shall be admitted to the first semester as follows:
    • is required to successfully complete a maximum of nine graduate-level credit hours as remedial preparation for the graduate program. These remedial courses are not for credit within the degree program
    • must achieve a minimum CGPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or its established equivalent, in these nine credits of remedial courses in order to be admitted to the graduate program or be subject to dismissal.

Required Documents: 

  • Attested copy of the Baccalaureate degree and official transcripts of credit/s earned from an accredited Institution of higher education previously attended
  • Equivalency Certificate of the Baccalaureate degree from the Ministry of Education, UAE.
  • Passport copy and Emirates ID Card (For UAE Nationals Family Book and Ethbara)
  • Valid English Proficiency Scoresheet (EmSAT/IELTS/TOEFL etc.)
  • Passport-size Photographs x 5
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume or CV
  • Statement of purpose

MCP 610: Essentials of Clinical Pharmacy Practice

This course covers higher levels of evidence utilization in clinical pharmacy practice. It focuses on advanced search and critical appraisal skills. Critical writing of high-quality reports on evidence is also practiced. Patient-centered practice principles to protect patient values and achieve clinical outcomes are addressed. The components of ethics, laws and regulations in complex clinical practice situations considering cultural sensitivity. This course empowers students to understand and experience innovations in pharmacy practice. Development of innovative ideas to promote the professional practice with integration of knowledge, skills, and competence to clinical pharmacy practice is key to this course.

MCP 611: Advanced Clinical Pharmacokinetics

This course covers advanced level of clinical pharmacokinetic services to improve patient outcomes in complex clinical situations. Explain therapeutic drug monitoring in key clinical specialties. The course covers the process that results in advanced clinical decision making in complex cases and evaluate the merit of it.

MCP612: Advanced Pharmacotherapy 1

This course covers advanced pharmacotherapy knowledge and skills to improve patient outcomes through activities. The learning happens with studying complex clinical cases. It enables students to evaluate and recommend advanced pharmacotherapy decisions.

MCP 614: System-Based Care & Population Health

This course reviews the current components of system-based care and population health. This course analyzes the roles and responsibilities of each professional and healthcare program and how they coexist as part of the current health care practice. Quality of health care delivery as specific to different populations is also evaluated. Emphasis will be on preparing clinical pharmacists to implement population-specific intervention plans which will influence health outcomes, health determinants and policies.

MCP 620: Antimicrobial Stewardship

This course covers innovative and current best practice use of antimicrobial agents in advanced and complex clinical conditions. Evaluation of antimicrobial use at prescriber, pharmacist, and nurse levels to match with best practices. It also includes approaches to develop methods to improve rational utilization of antimicrobials.

MCP621: Research Methodology and Biostatistics

This is an advanced course in biostatistics and research methodology. This course coversdifferent methods used in pharmacy research. It includes detailed methods of qualitative and quantitative research designs. The supporting biostatistics is also discussed.

MCP622: Advanced Pharmacotherapy-II

This course covers advanced pharmacotherapy knowledge and skills to improve patient outcomes through activities. The learning happens with studying complex clinical cases. It enables students to evaluate and recommend advanced pharmacotherapy decisions.

MCP623: Research Seminar

This is an advanced course of research and presentation skills. In this course, students will give seminars about types of clinical study, designing, sample size determination and power of study and other statistics relevant to clinical pharmacy research. The next round of presentations is on the research projects identified that will lead to thesis submission. A protocol is to be submitted to ethics committee for approval of the proposed research.

MCP632: Internal Medicine -I

The Internal medicine I rotation focuses on management of conditions commonly encountered in internal medicine. The focus of this training is to develop specialized practice in patients with advanced and complex conditions encountered in internal medicine. Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process is practiced in this rotation to improve patient care. Demonstration of leadership, advocacy, and innovation in improving the services are practiced.

MCP633: Internal Medicine II

The Internal medicine II focuses on management of conditions commonly encountered in internal medicine. This rotation is similar to internal medicine I. It is to compliment and add extra complex cases, especially in surgery. The focus of this training is to develop specialized practice in patients with advanced and complex conditions encountered in internal medicine. Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process is practiced in this rotation to improve patient care. Demonstration of leadership, advocacy, and innovation in improving the services are practiced.

MCP 631: Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Rotation

This course empowers students to practice in ambulatory care set up at an advanced level. It focuses on specialized patient care by assisting them in every step of the visit. Evaluate and improvise the pharmacists’ care process model at ambulatory care setting.

MCP 632: Critical Care Pharmacy Rotation

This rotation empowers students to practice in critical care, especially with complex clinical cases. The opportunity is to be part of delivery of highly advanced and specialized critical care. Improvements in process and quality of pharmacists provided critical care services are essential.

MCP 640: Practice-based Research Thesis

Research plan is prepared in Semester 2 and ethics approval shall be taken before in early year 2 to start research. Research continues throughout year 2 and ends with submission of a thesis. Broad area of research is in the specialization that students undergo with selected specialization course and specialization rotation.

Specialization Courses

MCP 650: Advances in Cardiac Pharmacotherapy

This specialization course covers specialized management of cardiac diseases. It included advanced and specialized pharmacotherapy in management of complex cardiovascular cases. The practice approaches to the clinical specialty prepares the students to provide advanced care.

MCP 651: Parenteral Nutrition, IV Therapy & Sterile Preparation

This specialization course covers specialized management of nutritional diseases. It included advanced and specialized pharmacotherapy in management of complex and high risk parenteral nutrition therapy. The practice approaches to the clinical and pharmaceutical specialty prepares the students to provide advanced care.

MCP 652: Advances in Infectious Disease Pharmacotherapy

This specialization course covers specialized management of infectious diseases. It included advanced and specialized pharmacotherapy in management of complex infection cases. The practice approaches to the clinical specialty prepares the students to provide advanced care.

MCP 653: Advances in Renal Pharmacotherapy

This specialization course covers specialized management of renal diseases. It included advanced and specialized pharmacotherapy in management of complex renal disease cases. The practice approaches to the clinical specialty prepares the students to provide advanced care.

656: Advances in Oncology Pharmacotherapy

This course covers specialized management of oncology diseases. It includes advanced and specialized pharmacotherapy in management of complex cancer cases. The practice approaches to the clinical specialty prepares students to provide advanced care.

Specialization Rotations

MCP 660: Cardiology Rotation

This specialization rotation facilitates practice opportunities to abilities gained from specialization course in cardiology. The focus of this training is to develop specialized practice in patients with even advanced and complex cardiovascular conditions. A parallel research in the broad area of cardiology prepares students to be specialist cardiology clinical pharmacists.

MCP 661: Parenteral Nutrition Rotation

This specialization rotation facilitates practice opportunities to abilities gained from specialization course in parenteral nutrition. The focus of this training is to develop specialized practice in patients with even advanced and complex conditions that require parenteral nutrition. A parallel research in the broad area of parenteral nutrition prepares students to be specialist nutrition support clinical pharmacists.

MCP 662: Infectious Disease Rotation

This specialization rotation facilitates practice opportunities to abilities gained from specialization course in infectious diseases. The focus of this training is to develop specialized practice in patients with even advanced and complex infectious disease conditions. A parallel research in the broad area of infectious diseases prepares students to be specialist infectious diseases clinical pharmacists.

MCP 663: Nephrology Rotation

This specialization rotation facilitates practice opportunities to abilities gained from specialization course in nephrology. The focus of this training is to develop specialized practice in patients with even advanced and complex renal conditions. A parallel research in the broad area of nephrology prepares students to be specialist nephrology clinical pharmacists.

MCP 665: Oncology Rotation

This rotation facilitates practice opportunities to abilities gained from specialization course in oncology. The focus of this training is to develop specialized practice in patients with even advanced and complex oncology conditions. A parallel research in the broad area of oncology prepares students to be specialist oncology clinical pharmacists.

Specific Completion Requirements of the Master in Clinical Pharmacy Program includes:

  • Completion of 38 credits
  • A minimum CGPA of 3.0
  • A minimum pass mark of 70% (Grade C) for each course. A pass in Rotations and Thesis.
  • A minimum attendance of 80% with each didactic courses and 100% attendance in rotations.
  • A successful defense of thesis submitted in the prescribed format.

Graduates can advance their career as:

  • Specialized Clinical Pharmacists in Hospitals and Clinics
  • Pharmacy Administrators at Hospitals, Clinics, or Pharmacies
  • Clinical staff at Pharmaceutical Industries, e.g., medical affairs
  • Teaching Staff and specialty Preceptor at Universities
  • Clinical Consultants at the Ministry of Health
  • Research Staff at Clinical Organizations
  • Pharmacy benefit managers in health insurance industry
  • Pharmacotherapy specialists in health systems

Fiaz Ahmed, Infection Control Physician, Thumbay University Hospital, UAE

Sally Arif, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Midwestern University, USA

Danial Baker, J. Roberts and Marcia Fosberg Distinguished Professor, Washington State University, USA

Ayman Ahmad Chkhis, Clinical Pharmacist, Al Kuwait Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Sahar Elnajjar (Alumna of GMU MCP Program), Pharmacist, Mediclinic Parkview Hospital, UAE

Wasim S. El Nekidy, Senior Specialist Pharmacotherapy, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE

Muhammad Umar Hafeez, Pharmacy Manager, Response Plus Medical, UAE.

Mohamed Hisham, Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE

David Holdford, Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

Kiran Kumar, Specialist (Asstt. HOD), Thumbay University Hospital, UAE

2018 Cohort

Ms. Amal Yousif Ahmed Abdalla
Year of Graduation: 2020

Ms. Zahra Alagheband
Year of Graduation: 2020

Ms. Amna Ahmed Saif Alsari Almheiri
Year of Graduation: 2020

Ms. Nouran Essam Soliman Mahmoud Atta
Year of Graduation: 2020

Ms. Sahar Ahmed Abdulla Elnajjar
Year of Graduation: 2020

Ms. Madiha Mukhtar
Year of Graduation: 2020

Mr. Mohammad Maen Rashed Mustafa
Year of Graduation: 2020

Ms. Naira Hany Helmy Sayed
Year of Graduation: 2020

Ms. Maisaa S. S. Shaat
Year of Graduation: 2020

Ms. Etedad Nour Alla Fadl Elbasier Suliman
Year of Graduation: 2020

2019 Cohort

Ms. Shrouq Khader Moh’d Abu-Jadallah
Year of Graduation: 2021

Ms. Aisha Magaji Abubakar
Year of Graduation: 2021

Ms. Ghada Ali Mohamed Abuhamda
Year of Graduation: 2021

Ms. Jumana Al Salloum
Year of Graduation: 2021

Ms. Ghada G Othman Al-Ani
Year of Graduation: 2021

Ms. Klaithem Saif Rashed Saif Almheiri
Year of Graduation: 2021

Ms. Maryam Abdulnoor Asad Ali Alrais
Year of Graduation: 2021

Ms. Reem Khamis Kalfout Bin Maheil Alshamsi
Year of Graduation: 2021

Ms. Maitha Abdulaziz Saeed Al-Tamimi
Year of Graduation: 2021

Ms. Yasmin Refaat Mohamed Aly
Year of Graduation: 2021

Ms. Fatima Mohamed Matar Abdalla Alzaabi
Year of Graduation: 2021

Mr. Rana Kamran Mahmood
Year of Graduation: 2021

Mr. Muhammad Waqas Saeed
Year of Graduation: 2021

Ms. Hoda Abdolmonem Ahmad Tashe
Year of Graduation: 2021

Mr. Ahmad Umar

Ms. Prasanna Vippadapu
Year of Graduation: 2021

2020 Cohort

Mr. Ghattas Saad S.g. Abudawoud
Year of Graduation: 2022

Ms. Huda Abdulwahid Mohammad Noor Ahmad
Year of Graduation: 2022

Ms. Alshaima Faroug Eltayeb Ahmed
Year of Graduation: 2022

Ms. Mahin Gulzar Ahmed
Year of Graduation: 2022

Ms. Ayesha Ahmed Ali Mohamed Albeshr
Year of Graduation: 2022

Ms. Shaima Hassan Essa Ghulam Alblooshi
Year of Graduation: 2022

Ms. Mira Karim Shahin Alhooti
Year of Graduation: 2022

Ms. Sally Omar Tawfik Abbas Ebeid
Year of Graduation: 2022

Mr. Mohamed Elsayed Abdelbaset Edris
Year of Graduation: 2022

Ms. Dina Reda Mohamed Elmoghazy Hussein Elsayed
Year of Graduation: 2022

Mr. Mian Waqar Hussain
Year of Graduation: 2022

Ms. Sara Murad Mohamed Albarkat Meer
Year of Graduation: 2022

Ms. Lana Mohammad
Year of Graduation: 2022

Ms. Manar Khalil Saeed Shahwan
Year of Graduation: 2022

Mr. Wessa Wasfy Azer Shenouda
Year of Graduation: 2022

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October, 2021

GMU Master in Clinical Pharmacy: Learning first hand from VCU International Experts

October 26, 2021

Master in Clinical Pharmacy (MCP) students at GMU participated in classes by experts from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) on evidence-based practice and patient...

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GMU College of Pharmacy Leads the way in Standardizing Flu Vaccination Continuing Education for Pharmacists

October 9, 2021

Influenza vaccination training has been offered by the GMU College of Pharmacy to pharmacists, who had no similar training in their pharmacy degree. Completion of...

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September, 2021

Fruitful collaboration in publishing GMU MCP student thesis

September 26, 2021

On September 26, 2021, the thesis work of Master in Clinical Pharmacy (MCP) student Ms. Etedad Suliman was published. This thesis work publication is an outcome...

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GMU Master in Clinical Pharmacy Orientation:2021 Cohort

September 18, 2021

As part of the GMU student orientation,College of Pharmacy welcomed its 4th Cohort of Master in Clinical Pharmacy students on September 18, 2021. The...

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GMU Master’s in Clinical Pharmacy Graduate is now “Board Certified Nutrition Support Specialist”

September 14, 2021

College of Pharmacy, Gulf Medical University is proud to announce that Dr. Sahar Elnajjar has passed the Board Certified Nutrition Support Specialist (BCNSP) exam in...

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