Pharmacy

You are here : Colleges » Health College » College of Pharmacy » Departments
Pharmaceutical Chemistry Department

Pharmaceutical Chemistry Department

Department overview:

The Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry emphasizes understanding fundamental concepts of chemical reactions, the biological processes associated with drugs, as well as the discovery of new drugs. The department emphasizes multidisciplinary approaches that includes pharmaceutical chemistry, medicinal chemistry, and quality control. This field focuses on drug design based on the use of molecular modeling programs. Then transfer the theoretical design work to practical application laboratories for synthesis of these compounds and testing of pharmaceutical products based on the application of the relevant guidelines.

The Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry teaches eight courses (theoretical and practical) during the four academic years.

Vision:

Achieving the hopes and aspirations of those who are belonging to the field of pharmaceutical sciences through high quality research and studying.

Mission:

To provide students with the skills and deep knowledge about drugs and their chemical structure. Focusing on drug chemical structure and their interactions with biological targets.

Objectives:

  • Graduation of qualified pharmacists with advanced knowledge and experience in various health and pharmaceutical fields.
  • Conduct academic and applied scientific researches and motivate researchers and students to publish their research in indexed global journals with high impact factor.
  • Work on the development of staff in the department in the field of teaching and research by encouraging them to participate in national and regional conferences and global and establish scientific cooperation with world universities distinctive.

 

Teaching plan:

S.N

Course name

Course ID

Credit hours

Theoretical

Practical

total

 
  1.  
 

Medicinal Chemistry 1

PHC211

2

1

3

 
  1.  
 

Medicinal Chemistry 2

PHC222

2

0

2

 
  1.  
 

Medicinal Chemistry 3

PHC313

2

0

2

 
  1.  
 

Medicinal Chemistry 4

PHC511

1

1

2

 
  1.  
 

Medicinal Chemistry V (Drug Design)

PHC526

3

0

3

 
  1.  
 

Introduction to Pharmaceutical Analytical Chemistry

PHC213

1

1

2

 
  1.  
 

Drug discovery and development

PHM311

2

0

2

 
  1.  
 

Instrumental analysis

PHC513

4

0

4

 

Department's Courses overview:

  • Introduction to Pharmaceutical Analytical Chemistry (PHC213): This course includes a study of analytical pharmaceutical chemistry. The course is divided into two parts: instrumental and qualitative analysis. The course deals with methods of analysis of theoretical bases and mathematical transactions and devising the necessary rules for final calculations.
  • Medicinal Chemistry 1(PHC211): This course includes the study of structures of aliphatic and aromatic compounds and  their nomenclature with knowledge of natural and chemical properties. The course also discusses the chemical reactions of each of them and the mechanics of their interaction in addition to the knowledge of stereochemistry with a focus on compounds With a biological effect.
  • Medicinal Chemistry 2 (PHC222): This course includes a study on the physical properties of drugs and their relation to the pharmacological effect, including theories of receptors, as well as the study of metabolism and the principles of drug design.
  • Medicinal Chemistry 3 (PHC313): This course includes the study of drugs affecting the effect of chemical messengers as well as the autonomic nervous system in both the sympathetic and the parasympathetic side, whether stimulant or inhibitory with the knowledge of the relationship between the structure and the biological activity. The course also includes drugs affecting the cardiovascular system And diuretics, as well as the study of pharmaceutical groups such as histamine and its various antibiotics.
  • Medicinal Chemistry 4 (PHC511): This course includes the study of drugs affecting the central nervous system, as well as analgesics of all types, as well as sedative, hypnotic and antidepressants, with a knowledge of the relationship between structure and biological activity.
  • Medicinal Chemistry 5 (Drug Design) (PHC526): This course includes the study of the chemical treatment of diseases caused by parasites and cancer cells and methods of preparation and nomenclature and the relationship between the structure and the effectiveness of these therapeutic compounds.
  • Instrumental analysis (PHC513): This course includes the study of different methods of instrumental analysis. Each method of analysis presents the basic concepts of analysis, the definition of the components of the analysis apparatus, the function of each component and the method of work on the analytical apparatus and its uses in different fields of pharmacological analysis.
  • Drug Discovery and Development (PHM311): This course includes the study of new drug discovery methods, their effectiveness and their toxicity during different clinical stages. The course also aims to identify and determine the target of the drug in the body.

Laboratory Section:

The Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry contains some devices that focus on pharmaceutical design based on the use of the latest molecular modeling programs, the transfer of technology from theoretical design laboratories to practical application laboratories for the compounding of these drugs and the testing of pharmaceutical products based on the application of the relevant guidelines.

Examples of some of the devices in the laboratory of the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry:

  • Rotary evaporator.
  • Filtration pump.
  • Thermal Oven.
  • A pH meter.

 

Pharmacognosy Department

Brief description

Pharmacognosy department is concerned with the study of natural products derived from various sources such as plants, animals and microorganisms. It also focuses on separation of the bioactive secondary metabolites, their chemical analysis, biological and pharmacological activities. The study also covers the different aspects of complementary and alternative medicine. The department is concerned with the latest updates in herbal medicine and scientific research depending upon all available facilities and tools inside the college. The department of pharmacognosy offers five didactic courses (emphasizing both theoretical and practical aspects) throughout the four academic years.

Vision:

To achieve distinctive position among in the area of education, research and community services, thus contributes in raising the international ranking of pharmacy college.

Mission:

Contributing to a distinctive educational institution and distinguished graduates able to compete and introduce themselves in the labor market through improvement of the educational research plan.

Goals:

  • Graduation of distinctive and highly qualified pharmacists able to work in hospital and community pharmacies, pharmaceutical factories and companies, quality control laboratories and analysis of herbal medicines.
  • Dissemination of the health awareness in the community regarding herbal medicine.

Department’s Courses overview:

  • Pharmacognosy-I (PHG 222); it includes the study of sources of natural products, their importance, active constituents, chemical tests and uses.
  • Pharmacognosy-II (PHG 322); this course deals with the chemical constituents of herbal products, their toxicities, narcotic effects, identification and antidote.
  • Pharmacognosy-III (PHG 411); it includes the study of hormones, enzymes, minerals from the point of classification, chemical nature and biological functions. It also deals with the preparation and analytical techniques of vaccines, toxins, natural colorant agents.
  • Substances of Abuse (PHM 411); this course deals with central nervous system drugs, geographical and natural sources as well as the special methods for identification and analysis.
  • Recent Approaches in Medicinal Plants Analysis (PHG 522); The course is intended to equip the students with basis of modern techniques used in plant analysis including spectroscopic and physical methods in order to identify and characterize their contents, as well as the quality control of herbal products. 

 

Teaching plan:

S.N

Course name

Course ID

Credit hours

Theoretical

Practical

total

1

Pharmacognosy-I

PHG 222

2

1

3

2

Pharmacognosy-II

PHG 322

2

1

3

3

Pharmaceutics-III

PHG 411

2

0

2

4

Substances of Abuse

PHM 411

1

0

1

5

Recent Approaches in Medicinal Plants Analysis

PHG 522

2

2

4

Total credit hours

13

 

 

Pharmacognosy Lab.

Pharmacognosy lab. contains some devices and instruments which are used in isolation and separation of natural products from their natural sources in order to characterize and identify their chemical structure, biological evaluation as well as the quality control methods for assessment efficiency.

These instruments include:

§  Microscopes

§  Oven

§  PH meter

§  Solid phase extraction (SPE)

§  Glass column chromatography

§  Rotatory evaporator

§  Grinding machine for herbs.

§  Centrifuge

§  Water distillation apparatus

§  UV-lamp cabinet

Pharmacology and Toxicology Department

About the Department:

Pharmacology is the science that deals with the study of drugs and their effect on the vital organs of the human body, and this helps students to understand the mechanism of drugs action and their impact on cellular receptors and the interaction of drugs with each other and their uses as well as the side effects of each drug.

Toxicology and its clinical applications concern with the study of the harmful effects of drugs and toxic substances, as well as methods of prevention and treatment of poisoning.

The Department also teaches the courses of biochemistry that show the ways the body treats different food staff.

The department teaches the anatomy course which explain the basic information of the anatomy of the human body as well as the physiology courses which explains the physiological characteristics of the different human organs.

The Department of Pharmacology teaches ten courses (theoretical and practical) during the four academic years as well as the course of advanced biostatistics and computer use in statistical analysis

 

Vision:
Develop the pharmacy profession and develop medical research to access modern drugs that contribute to the development of health

Mission:
Providing high qualification students who understand advanced in the science of medicines and statistics and their applications and work through research on medicine to develop drugs and reduce its side effects.

Objectives:

  • Introduce advanced knowledge to students in pharmacology and human health development.
  • Create an enabling environment for research in various pharmaceutical sciences.
  • Follow up good planning, scientific research and drug development.

 

Study Plan of the department:

Credit Hours

 

 

Total Hours

Practical

Theoretical

Code

Course title

 

3

1

2

PHL211

Anatomy

1

3

1

2

PHL215

Physiology I

2

2

0

2

PHL226

Physiology II

3

2

0

2

PHL213

Biochemistry I

4

3

1

2

PHL224

Biochemistry II

5

4

1

3

PHL311

Pharmacology I

6

3

1

2

PHL322

Pharmacology II

7

2

0

2

PHL411

Pharmacology III

8

2

0

2

PHL422

Pharmacology IV

9

2

0

2

PHL413

Toxicology

10

               

 

About the Department's Courses:

1) Anatomy (PHL211): This course includes the study of the anatomy of the various body organs movement, sensation, nerves as well as cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, respiratory, and urinary systems.


2) Physiology -I (PHL215): This course includes the study of the organic functions and electrical properties of cell membranes with the study of the functions of the muscles, nerves, blood, nervous system, both sympathetic and parasympathetic, cardiovascular systems and the process of regulating and control of each organ.


3) Physiology -2 (PHL226): This course includes the study of the functions of the organs of the respiratory system and kidney – urinary system, gastrointestinal and central nervous system with the study of the path of pain.

 

4) Biochemistry -I (PHL213): This course includes the study of carbohydrates, amino acids, proteins, fatty acids and enzymes. The course also deals with the study of pathological relationships and the effect of some bio-oxidation, porphyrin compounds, and nucleic acids at the molecular level.


5) Biochemistry - II (PHL224): This course includes the study of the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, protein and mineral salts. The course also deals with the study of the pathological relationships of these materials and the relation of metabolism of these substances with each other metabolism


6) Pharmacology -I (PHL311): This course includes the study of the basic principles of pharmacology, the study of pharmacological effects, medical uses, mechanisms of action, side effects, and the exclusions of the uses and effects of the drugs of the autonomic nervous system, topical stimuli, hypothalamus and cardiovascular drugs.

 

7) Pharmacology II (PHL322): This course includes the study of the principles of the transmission of synaptic and cytokine, focusing on the mechanisms of drugs used to treat attention disorders, education, memory, neurological and psychological disorders such as epilepsy, depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, tremor, tremor, Alzheimer's, addiction, metabolic disorders, sleep, pain, introversion and stroke along with the side effects of drugs and their various effects.

8) Pharmacology-III (PHL411): This course includes the study of pharmacological effects, medical uses, mechanisms of action, side effects, precautions, and pharmacological effects of lipid and coagulation disorders and treatment of anemia. The study also includes those anti-vomiting and prophylaxis drugs.


9) Pharmacology -IV (PHL422): This course includes the study of the molecular bases of work mechanisms, effects, uses, side effects, precautions against the effects of drugs affecting the endocrine glands, and those used to treat skin diseases such as acne, psoriasis


10) Toxicology (PHL413): This course includes the study of the general principles of toxicology and toxicity of commonly used drugs as well as the chemicals commonly used by humans. The course deals with carcinogens and drugs that affect the health of mothers, fetuses and neonates.

Laboratory Section:

The Department of Pharmacology contains some of the devices that are useful in studying drugs and their effect on the vital organs of the human body. Pharmacology helps students to understand the mechanism of action of drugs, their effect on cellular receptors, drug interactions and uses, as well as the side effects of each drug. Toxicology is concerned with the study of the harmful effects of drugs and toxic substances, as well as methods of prevention and treatment of poisoning.

Examples of some devices in the lab section:

  • A sophisticated table to study the anatomical state of the human body.
  • Digital heating ceramic plate
  • The autoclave device.
  • Complete ELISA device.
  • Infrared device.
  • A device to hold the rabbit.
  • Rat tail BP Monitor
  • Blood pressure monitor
  • pH meter
  • Minus 80 CO deep freezer
  • Rota rod Apparatus for measuring tranquilizers
  • Eddy’s Hot plate
  • IR pellet machine
  • Kymograph
  • Large water bath
  • Magnetic stirrer
  • Microscopes
  • Organ bath
  • Small animal ventilator
  • Tailflick analgesiometer
  • Universal Oscillography
  • UV Spectrometer
  • Vertical activity cage
  • Small water bath
  • Spirometer
  • Hematoanalyzer
  • Small animal dissection table
  • Isolated organ bath
  • Continuous flow vaporizer
  • Conductivity meter

 

Pharmaceutics Department

Brief description

Pharmaceutics is considered a main branch of the pharmaceutical sciences. Pharmaceutics is defined as the "art" of dosage form design. This science deals with all aspects of active ingredient transformation into safe, effective, and easily administered dosage form.

The department of pharmaceutics studies formulation methods, stability, bioavailability, quality assurance tests, and storage methods of different pharmaceutical preparations. Moreover, the science of pharmaceutics is concerned with studying physicochemical properties of materials involved in formulation of different pharmaceutical preparations. Recent directions in this science have focused on designing drug delivery systems on the molecular level. Such systems integrate pharmaceutics and molecular biology branches in order to precisely deliver the drug to its target.

The department of pharmaceutics offers fourteen didactic courses (emphasizing both theoretical and practical aspects) throughout the four academic years.

The Vision:

The department of pharmaceutics seeks excellence in teaching and scientific research on the national and international levels and to offer distinguishable services to the pharmaceutical industry.

The Mission:

Provide the students with the knowledge and skills required to practice and develop the pharmacy profession and to qualify them to play a vital role in the health care and drug management system after graduation.

 

The Goals:

Graduate distinguished pharmacists capable of improving human health according to national, regional, and global standards.

Graduate pharmacists qualified to work in governmental and private pharmacies, pharmaceutical industry, and pharmaceutical quality control labs.

Perform advanced and up-to-date scientific research that contributes to solution of problems related to drug delivery systems and safe and effective usage of pharmaceutical preparations.

Point scientific research to solve problems encountered by the pharmaceutical industry in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Contribute to the academic accreditation of the college of pharmacy.

Department members

 

 

Assistant professor

Dr. Nabil Alruwaili

1

professor

Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Elbagory

2

Associated Professor

Dr. Malik Suliman

3

Assistant professor

Dr. Khaled  Shalaby

4

Assistant professor

Dr. Mohammed Elmowafy

5

Assistant professor

Dr. Ameeduzzafar

6

Assistant professor

Dr. Mohamed Elkomy

7

Assistant professor

Dr. Naveed Ahmed

8

lecturer

Mr. Muhammad Masood

9

Teaching plan:

S.N

Course name

Course ID

Credit hours

Theoretical

Practical

total

1

Pharmaceutics-I

PHT 224

2

1

3

2

Pharmaceutics-II

PHT 311

2

1

3

3

Pharmaceutics-III

PHT 322

2

1

3

4

Pharmaceutics-IV (Biopharmaceutics)

PHT 411

2

1

3

5

Pharmaceutics-V (Industrial Pharmacy)

PHT 511

2

1

4

6

Pharmaceutics-VI (Nuclear pharmacy)

PHT 513

1

1

3

7

Pharmaceutics-VII (Sterile dosage forms)

PHT 515

1

1

3

8

Pharmaceutics-VIII (Cosmetics)

PHT 522

0

1

1

9

Pharmaceutical quality control &

Good manufacturing practice

PHT 524

2

1

3

10

General Immunology

PHT 324

2

0

2

11

Pharmaceutical Microbiology-I

PHT 226

2

1

3

12

Pharmaceutical Microbiology-II

PHT 313

2

1

3

13

Antimicrobial Agents

PHM 422

3

0

3

14

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

PHM 424

2

1

3

 

Department's Courses overview:

 

  • Pharmaceutics I (PHT224)

This course is designed to introduce fundamentals of international measurement systems and pharmaceutical calculation. It also includes pharmacy-related physical principles in areas such as; states of matter, solubility and rheology… etc.

 

 

 

  • Pharmaceutics II (PHT311)

This course includes study of preparation methods, stability, bioavailability, quality control tests and storage conditions of liquid and semisolid dosage forms.

 

  • Pharmaceutics III (PHT322)

This course includes study of preparation methods, stability, bioavailability, quality control tests and storage conditions of solid dosage forms such as tablets, capsules and pharmaceutical powders.

 

  • Pharmaceutics-IV (Biopharmaceutics) (PHT 411)

The course deals with interrelationship of the physicochemical properties of the drug, the dosage form in which the drug is given, and the route of administration on the rate and extent of drug absorption. It also studies the biological factors that influence drug absorption; show how the physiochemical characteristics of the drug influence absorption from the GIT; emphasize the importance of dosage form selection and how it affects the clinical outcome; study drug distribution, absorption enhancers, BCS classification and some drug delivery systems.

 

  • Pharmaceutics-V (Industrial Pharmacy) (PHT 511)

The course deals with the main operations that take place in industrial pharmacy and the equipment carrying out such operations. These operations includes: size reduction, size separation, blending mixing, filtration, centrifugation, extraction, heat flow cooling and refrigeration, drying, process, freeze drying, spray drying, evaporation, distillation, crystallization, supercritical fluids. Emphasis will be given to pharmaceutical machine.

  • Pharmaceutics-VI (Nuclear pharmacy) (PHT 513)

The course is intended to equip the students with basics of nuclear pharmacy, characteristics of radiopharmaceuticals, quality control of radiopharmaceuticals and diagnostic and therapeutic uses of radiopharmaceuticals.

 

  • Pharmaceutics-VII (Sterile dosage forms) (PHT 515)

This course includes the sterile dosage form, composition of sterile dosage form, principle of sterilization and method of sterilization of pharmaceutical products. It also includes manufacturing of sterile preparation such parenteral and ophthalmic preparations.

 

  • Pharmaceutics-VIII (Cosmetics) (PHT 522)

In this course, the historical development of cosmetics, the different types of products, the different ingredients including the prohibited or limited ones, the FDA authority over cosmetics, the skin and its functions, preservatives in cosmetics are presented and evaluation of many types of cosmetics products.

 

  • Pharmaceutical quality control and Good manufacturing practice (PHT524)

The course deals with interrelationship of with quality assurance and regulatory affairs, which include good manufacturing practice (GMP) and quality control aspects of raw materials and finished product. The quality control includes the final testing of the product beside the in-process quality control of different dosage forms including tablets, capsules, ointments, creams, suppositories, parenteral products, solution, suspensions and emulsions.

  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology-I (PHT 226)

This course is an introductory study of pharmaceutical microbiology. It is mainly emphasizes on the basic structure of bacteria, fungi and viruses. It describes the mechanism of infection, resistance and pathogenicity of microorganisms as well as the method of sterilization.

  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology-II (PHT 313)

This course describes the study of microorganisms causing disease (bacteria, fungi and viruses), mechanism of infection and pathogenicity of microorganisms. It also emphasizes on the transmission, symptoms, diagnosis and control of microorganisms.

General Immunology (PHT324)

This course covers an introduction to basic principles of the immune system and its components, which include; central lymphoid tissue, thymus gland, bone marrow stem cells, peripheral lymphoid tissue, lymph nodes, immune cells, T and B-lymphocytes.

Antimicrobial agents (PHM 422)

This course covers study of how the antimicrobial agent kills or inhibits the different viable forms of bacteria virus’s fungi protozoa and helminthes. This course will focus on the mechanisms of action, resistance to, interactions and evaluation of different antimicrobial agents.

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (PHM 424)

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology is intended to provide the student with a working knowledge of the preparation, stability and formulation of different protein and peptide drugs such as antisense agents, Gene Transfer and gene therapy. Current FDA approved biotechnology drugs such as human insulin, growth hormones and interferon's will be discussed. Specifically course will cover Fermentation Technology & Recombinant DNA.

Pharmaceutics Lab.

Pharmaceutics lab. contains some devices and instruments which are used in designing and preparing of different pharmaceutical dosage forms that have good impact for pharmacists and specialized researchers in formulating drugs in safe and effective dosage forms.

These instruments include:

Tablet disintegration apparatus

Tablet hardness tester

Planetary mixer

Capsule filling machine

Centrifuge

Microscopes

Oven

PH meter

Dissolution apparatus

Single punch tablet machine

Tablet friability tester

Differential scanning calorimeter

Clinical Pharmacy Department

Clinical Pharmacy is a relatively modern branch of pharmacy since it started about a quarter of a century ago. A new generation of clinical pharmacists showing their interest to patients not only the traditional interest in the drug product, as the need was and still is for people who are well qualified and highly knowledgeable about the therapeutic use of the drug and are well versed in disease and its pathology to contribute to the medical team in patient care in terms of the optimum use of medicines and promoting health and disease prevention.The Department of Clinical Pharmacy teaches thirteen (theoretical and practical) courses during the four academic years. The department also supervises the various clinical exercises.

Vision:
Promoting and upgrading pharmaceutical health care services and the outcomes of pharmaceutical education and contributing to the development of the pharmacy profession.
Mission:
The Department of Clinical Pharmacy seeks to raise the level of comprehensive pharmaceutical health care services through innovation and excellence in theoretical education, practical application, research in patient care and public health, and education for students in various aspects of pharmaceutical practices.
Objectives:
Community service through participation in various scientific activities that lead to the promotion of health care.
Enhancing the role of pharmacists in improving public health and preventing disease through education and training.

Department staff members

 

Name of the Faculty Member

Academic Title

 

1

Abdulaziz Ibrahim Alzarea

Assistant professor (Department Head)

 

2

Nasser Hadal Alotaibi

Assistant professor

 

3

Win Winit-Watjana

Associate professor

 

4

Hidayat U Rahman Fadl

Lecturer

 

5

Ahmed Hassan Mohammed

Lecturer

 

6

Ahmed MattarAlotaibi

Teaching assistant

 

 

 

Department course plan

Course

Code

Credit hours

Theoretical

Practical

Total

1. Introduction to Pharmacy Profession

PCL 222

1

0

1

2. Pharmacy Practice

PCL 311

2

0

2

3. Pathophysiology-I

PCL 324

2

0

2

4. Clinical skills for pharmacists

PCL 326

2

0

2

5. Introduction to Drug and Poison Information

PCL 328

1

1

2

6. Pathophysiology-II

PCL 411

2

0

2

7. Pharmacotherapy-I

PCL 413

2

1

3

8. Basic Pharmacokinetics

PCL 415

2

1

3

9. Pharmacy Management

PCL 420

1

1

2

10. Pharmaceutical Care

PCL 422

3

0

3

11. Pharmacotherapy-II

PCL 424

2

1

3

12. Pharmacy Regulations & Ethics

PCL 426

2

0

2

13. Pharmaceutical Marketing

PCL 511

2

0

2

Department's Courses:
Introduction to Pharmacy Profession (PCL222):

This course includes a study of the stages of development in the pharmacy profession and the society's view and the benefit it has gained over time.

Pharmacy Practice (PCL311):

This course includes a study of the types of pharmaceutical practices and their impact on society and the pharmacist's role through these practices.
Pathophysiology-1 (PCL324):

This course includes basic information on general pathology and how diseases occur and study the defect that occurs in the physiological functions of different body organs because of the emergence and development of the disease.

Clinical skills for pharmacists (PCL326):

This course includes the study of critical conditions such as the evaluation of the patient's vital signs and the first aid needed.
Introduction to Drug and Poison Information (PCL328):

 This course includes the study of the scientific basis for obtaining drug information.

Pathophysiology-II (PCL411):

This course includes the study of the defect that occurs in the physiological functions of different body organs as a result of the emergence and development of the disease.
Pharmacotherapeutic-I (PCL413):

 This course includes the study of the physiological changes resulting from the various diseases, taking into account the pharmacological and therapeutic effects.

Basic Pharmacokinetics (PCL415):

This course includes the study of kinetics of the drug inside the body, and the basis for the determination of pharmacokinetic parameters after administering the drug in different ways.
Pharmacy Management (PCL420):

 This course includes the study of the future administrative tasks of pharmacy practice in both the governmental and private sectors.

Pharmaceutical Care -I (Community and Hospital Pharmacy) (PCL422):

This course includes a study of pharmaceutical services carried out by pharmacists within pharmacy care.
Pharmacotherapeutic-II (PCL424):

 This course includes the study of the physiological changes that result from different pathological conditions, taking into account the pharmacological and therapeutic effects.

Pharmacy Regulations & Ethics (PCL426):

This course includes the study of all regulations, legislations and pharmaceutical regulations governing the practice of trade in pharmaceuticals and pharmacy practice in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Pharmaceutical Marketing (PCL511):

This course includes a study of the fundamentals of marketing within the pharmaceutical companies, the functions of the marketing departments, research types in this field, marketing ethics and employment in marketing management.

Scientific Departments

The College of Pharmacy, Jouf University consists of five academic departments: Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. The following is a brief description of the five teaching sections and description of all the courses they teach during the four years of study in order to reach the desired level of knowledge and skills.