Pharmacy Study Program in Georgia

Pharmacy Program description

The aim of this program is to prepare a qualified bachelor pharmacist who will be able to develop professionally and continue with the next stage of education, who will have the basic knowledge in: pharmaceutical care, patient-centered pharmacotherapy, use of the results of clinical trials in pharmacy, production and manufacturing of medical products, and pharmaceutical analysis; Management skills necessary for: promoting pharmaceutical research based on ethical values, processing and delivering of pharmaceutical information, implementation of physician-pharmacist-patient model, communication with professional societies and general community, also skills for management of the structural units at appropriate (intermediate) level in the pharmaceutical organizations. The graduates of this program may be employed in pharmaceutical companies, drug stores and health care facilities, public health organizations, drug quality control and toxicological laboratories, also in insurance companies who carry out health insurance, on the positions of a pharmacist and / or a manager in pharmacy issues.

Methods for Attaining Learning Outcomes:

  • Lectures and seminars;
  • Methods of working with books;
  • Discussion;
  • The explanatory method;
  • Demonstration methods;
  • Usage of video and audio learning materials;
  • Interactive lessons;
  • Situational tasks;
  • Role-playing tasks;
  • Practical work;
  • Laboratory work;
  • Teamwork
  • Formulation of problems and their solutions;
  • Critical analysis;
  • Group assignments;
  • Projects;
  • Problem-oriented activities;
  • Case study and analysis
  • Literature review;
  • Searching for materials in the library or in electronic format;
  • Methods of written work
  • Methods of essay writing ;
  • Presentation;
  • Verbal or oral method;
  • Observation method;
  • Electronic and non-electronic medical records;
  • Clinical, practical lessons

Learning outcomes:

Knowledge and understanding

Graduate will be able to:

  • Basic knowledge of chemical, biochemical, molecular and histological processes of the human body during normal and pathological conditions
  • Basic of theoretical knowledge of the business legal organizational organization structure; Leadership and management styles, leadership and ethical – legal environment, human resource management and
  • Knowledge of measures of central tendency, location and arithmetic operations with sets
  • Basic knowledge of human anatomy and physiology;
  • Basic knowledge of the functions and management of the health care system;
  • Knowledge of the principles of diseases, their prevention and management (health requirements, infection control, etc.);
  • Basis knowledge of environmental health, hygiene, and preventive medicine;
  • Basic knowledge of quantitative and qualitative analysis methods;
  • Basic knowledge of biostatistics and epidemiology research methods;
  • Knowledge of basic principles of bioethics and ethical code for pharmacists;
  • Basic knowledge of the main groups of drugs, their action and interaction;
  • Basic knowledge of Social Psychology, Medical Physics and Biophysics;
  • Basic Knowledge of general, inorganic, organic, analytical chemistry;
  • Basic Knowledge of the human body, organs, organ systems design, integration of cell and tissue formation, structural and functional organization;
  • Knowledge of basic biological processes on molecular and cellular level;
  • Basic Knowledge of Molecular mechanisms of life processes, heredity and variation regularities and irregularities in the normal processes ;
  • Basic knowledge of changes and composition of the major classes of compounds (carbohydrates, proteins, lipids) of living organisms during normal and pathological conditions;
  • Basic Knowledge of pharmacological groups, their actions, the effectiveness, biotransformation and elimination routs;
  • Basic Knowledge of rational pharmacotherapy methods
  • Basic Knowledge of processing and analysis of physical, mechanical, chemical and biological foundations of The pharmaceutical damp materials production;
  • Basic Knowledge of pharmaceutical chemistry and pharmaceutical analysis;
  • Basic knowledge Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutical Technology;
  • Basic Knowledge of pharmacokinetics, clinical pharmacy and pharmaceutical care;
  • Basic Knowledge of Toxicology, Biochemistry and Homeopathy
  • Basic knowledge of general medicine and diagnostics;
  • Knowledge of the principles and rules of primary and emergency medical care;
  • Basic knowledge of the rules and standards of the pharmaceutical raw material drying, processing and storage methods,;
  • Basic Knowledge of the necessity of international standards of pharmacy practice, pharmaceutical institutions, organizational structure and the market economy;
  • Basic knowledge of pharmaceutical policies and the organizational activities;
  • Understanding of medical and non-medical fields / areas (Business, Economics, and Social Sciences) the nature and importance of applied professional activities;
  • Knowledge of information systematization, generalization, and commenting Paraphrasing methods and techniques, as well as various types of rhetorical strategies for creation and development of academic text;

Applying knowledge

Graduate will be able to:

  • Produce the compounds and make chemical analysis by using standard methods
  • Have Skills for production, processing and storage of Natural (plant, animal or mineral) and synthetic raw materials
  • Perform Pharmaceutical products’ chemical, biological and toxicological analysis
  • Obtain skills for medication (Extemporary production according to recipe) and pharmaceutical production manufacturing.
  • Achieve a rational pharmacotherapy
  • Skills for first aid in emergency situations
  • Obtain skills for locating drugs, registration and other pharmaceutical practices according to state standards and normative-technical documentation
  • Obtain skills for Subject to treatment registration and issuance of special control drug (psychotropic drugs);
  • Use hygiene standards in pharmacy practice;
  • Use Pharmaceutical care practice methods (physician-pharmacist-patient model)
  • Predefined instructions, Perform damp material, substance and quality evaluation of pharmaceutical products, by using research methods;
  • perform accounting of the simple business transactions, calculate profit, construct simple financial statements, calculate cost of the product, identify break-even point, according of previous direction and make a budget;
  • The ability to create text with a different purpose and preliminary indications based on simple statistical research methods;

Making judgments

Graduate will be able to:

  • Perform pharmaceutical work implementation, data collection, processing and interpretation and to formulate conclusions;
  • Perform preliminary evaluation of the factors causing the problems at pharmaceutical activities (pharmaceutical products, sales, and management of pharmaceutical care) the and the ability to make sound judgment;
  • Assess the clinical efficacy of the drug;
  • Perform Non prescription drugs rational selection
  • Use of pharmacological products and pharmaceutical activities, including effective implementation of pharmaceutical care of appropriate data collection, analysis of the actions, the interpretation and the ability to make a conclusion.
  • Make conclusion about company’s strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and threats

Communications skills

Graduate will be able to:

  • Reports and data about of pharmaceutical topics, make verbal, written, or electronic (including online) presentation skills in academic and professional circles;
  • Obtain professional reports preparation and transferring skills According pharmaceutical (pharmaceutical, industrial, laboratory, consulting organization) activities,;
  • Obtain skills issuing the drug dosage, drug prescriptions, and the ability to provide information about side effects;

Learning skills

Graduate will be able to:

  • Ability to coherent and comprehensive evaluation of their own learning process in the basic disciplines
  • Determine the need for Continuing pharmaceutical education, and professional growth in pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmacognosy, pharmocotherapies, clinical pharmacy, pharmaceutical care, pharmaceutical management


Graduate will be able to:

  • Participate in the pharmaceutical practice and research process, promote ethics formation

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