Hospital and Clinical Training/Rotations/Clerkship

1. The major portion of Clinical, Hospital and Retail Pharmacy training of Undergraduate (Pharm. D) students takes place at Shifa International Hospitals, Islamabad. It is one of the only two Joint Commission International (JCI) Accredited facilities in Pakistan, and the only one in this region.

2. It is a premiere Pharmacy Services facility with 115 personnel / support staff which include approximately 50 Pharmacists and 68 Pharmacy technicians/assistants providing quality services round the clock.

3. These Pharmacy services and training include, but is not limited to:

  • In-patient Pharmacy
  • Clinical Pharmacy and drug information services
  • Ambulatory and ER Pharmacy
  • Med-surgical distribution services
  • Community Pharmacy services
  • Compounding services
  • Oncology services
  • Take home dispensing services

4. The students are trained and groomed to provide;

  • Patient education and provision of drug(s) information
  • Clinical, Hospital and Pharmacy services
  • Compounding and admixture services
  • e-Prescribing and MOAR (CPOE)
  • Utilization of robust drug distribution and pharmaceutical supply chain system, strict compliance to goods storage and distribution practices