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July, 2019

A motivational workshop on Time Management by GMU PharmD preceptor

July 16, 2019

On July 16, 2019, Dr. Jumana Al-Salloum, Clinical Preceptor at college of pharmacy, GMU delivered a motivational workshop style presentation to other preceptors and faculty of college of pharmacy, titled “Time Management: Tips and methods to improve the quality of time spent”. The presentation focused on tips and methods that help...

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Student focus group for Quality Improvement of Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience in GMU PharmD

July 16, 2019

The College of Pharmacy at Gulf Medical University (GMU) takes serious measures towards quality improvement of pharmacy education. One of such measures is the Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) studentfocus group. The focus group consisted of a representative group of graduating students who were gathered in the presence...

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GMU College of pharmacy conducts exit exam for outgoing ‘Ready to Practice’ students

July 13, 2019

On 13th of July 2019, the GMU College of Pharmacy conducted an Exit Exam for the PharmD Class of 2019. The exam aimed at evaluating the competencies expected by the students during the PharmD program and thus ensuring all program learning outcomes have been achieved. The Exit Exam had two components; multiple choice questions (total...

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PharmD program in GMU receives Certification from Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

July 6, 2019

College of Pharmacy, GMU receives ACPE Certification for its Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program making it the first internationally certified entry-to-practice PharmD program in UAE. The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Board of Directors reviewed the PharmD degree program of GMU College of Pharmacy, for purposes of...

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Master in Clinical Pharmacy students at GMU perform Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)

July 1, 2019

On completion of year 1 of the Master in Clinical Pharmacy (MCP) program, students performed OSCE as a quality check before beginning year 2 of rotations and thesis. Four stations in the OSCE were general and three stations were specific to their major specialty in infectious diseases, cardiology, and parenteral nutrition. The...

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A PharmD student from India successfully completes clinical training program at College of Pharmacy, GMU

July 1, 2019

Ms. Gadala Priyanka, a PharmD student from Bharat Institute of Technology, Hyderabad India has successfully completed 200 hours of Clinical Pharmacy training offered by College of Pharmacy, Gulf Medical University (GMU) at Thumbay Hospital, Ajman during the period May 20, 2019 to June 26, 2019. Thumbay Hospital, Ajman is the first...

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June, 2019

College of Pharmacy, GMU conducts Symposium on Cancer Therapy Innovations & Clinical Updates in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi June 28, 2019

June 28, 2019

The symposium on Cancer Therapy Innovations & Clinical Updates brought participation from several hospitals and universities in the UAE. Speakers from the College of Pharmacy, GMU, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, and Tawam Hospital, Al Ain shared their expertise in cancer research and practice. Health professionals working in the field...

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College of Pharmacy students educate public on Vitamin D and Bone health

June 22, 2019

On June 22, 2019, GMU PharmD students organized a community engagement activity, titled “Vitamin D and Bone Health”, at Nesto Hypermarket, Mushairef, Ajman. The  objectives of the program was to educate the public on safe and effective use of medications related to bone health, create awareness on usage of Vitamin D and painkillers in...

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May, 2019

College of Pharmacy Iftar gathering 2019

May 19, 2019

Members of the College of Pharmacy gathered in Radisson Blue, Ajman for Iftar on May 19, 2019. The food, the company and the spirit were the highlights of the occasion. There were several discussions on different issues including the difference between Baklava and Kenafa, health benefits of dates and prunes and the importance of getting...

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GMU’s College of Pharmacy joins Membership of International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)

May 19, 2019

This May, the College of Pharmacy at Gulf Medical University (GMU) joined the Academic Institution Membership of FIP. [Link] FIP is the global body representing pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences and pharmaceutical education. Through its 144 national organizations, academic institutional members and individual members, FIP represent over...

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