Hungary, Debrecen

Pharmacy

when 17 June 2016 - 30 July 2016
language English
duration 7 weeks
fee EUR 1340

The course has been designed for students who study pharmacy at their home university and would be interested in acquiring first-hand professional and personal experiences in a European country with a different culture and healthcare system.

Course leader

Program Directors:
Professor DR. GÁBOR HALMOS, Vice-Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy (University of Debrecen)
Professor DR. ISTVÁN D. RÁCZ, Professor of English, Director of the Institute of English and American Studies (University of Debrecen)
Dr. PÉTER SZAF

Target group

The course has been designed for students who study pharmacy at their home university and would be interested in acquiring first-hand professional and personal experiences in a European country with a different culture and healthcare system.

Course aim

The aims of the course include the following:

1. Facilitate an understanding of the history of the host country, with specific details on the health-care system thereof.
2. Outline of the societal principles underlying healthcare with special attention to the host country.
3. Develop an understanding of the host country’s political landscape; both domestic and international, with special emphasis on issues related to healthcare.
4. Outline the role of pharmacists in the delivery of health-care in the host country within the following areas:
a. Institutional practice;
b. Community practice;
c. Specialty (clinical) practice
5. Compare and contrast the pharmaco-therapeutic approach to several common disease states of the host country with that practiced in the US.
6. Describe pharmacy education in the host country, contrasting it with that available in the US.
7. Outline patient expectations of pharmacy services in the host country.

Fee info

EUR 1340: Tuition fee
EUR 89: Advanced payment (non-refundable)

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