The University Of Georgia
Program name: Pharmacy
Study Level: Undergraduate
Program leader: Elza Nikoleishvili
Study language: Georgian
Qualification: Bachelor of Pharmacy
Program capacity: 240
Program permission: Enrollment of students in the first level of academic higher education (undergraduate programs) is carried out in accordance with the results of the Unified National Examinations or the order of the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia №224/N (December 29,2011).
Program goals:

The goal of the program is to train a qualified, professional growth and postgraduate pharmacist who will have pharmacology, patient-centered rational pharmacotherapy, pharmaceutical assistance and care, using the results of clinical trials in the field of pharmacy, basic knowledge of pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical analysis; Ability to process and disseminate pharmaceutical information based on ethical values, Implement the physician-pharmacist-patient model, professional circles, public relations, management of structural units of pharmaceutical institutions at the appropriate level.

Methods for Attaining Learning Outcomes:
  • Lecture-seminar;
  • Discussion;
  • Explanation method;
  • Demonstration method;
  • Using of audio-video learning material;
  • Interactive classes;
  • Situational exercises;
  • Role-playing games;
  • Practical work;
  • Laboratory work;
  • Teamwork skills;
  • Posing and solving the problems;
  • Group exercises;
  • Exercises oriented on solving of the problems;
  • Case study;
  • Literature review;
  • Searching the files in electronic format or library ;
  • Written work method;
  • Writing topics;
  • Introduction of presentations;
  • Verbal method;
  • Clinical practical studies;
Learning outcomes:
Knowledge and understanding
    • Knows, describes and defines basic principles and characteristics of physiological and pathological processes in the human body, methods of examination and treatment of internal diseases;
    • Describes, explains, distinguishes, compares and reviews patterns of molecular mechanisms of vital processes, inheritance and variability, main aspects of physiological and pathological processes;
    • Describes, reviews, explains, and predicts peculiarities of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic processes in different categories of patients (children, adults, the elderly, pregnant women);
    • Knows the methods of production, extraction, standardization of medicinal plant raw materials, separation of medicinal substances and determination of their chemical structure;
    • Can demonstrate basic knowledge of complex issues of pharmaceutical factory and pharmacy technologies: classification of drug forms, dosage, pharmacy and factory technology of medicines, normative-technical documentation;
    • Describes, distinguishes, compares, classifies and develops regimens of pharmacological groups, mechanisms of their action and interaction, prescribing of medications, indications, contraindications, side effects and dosage, taking into account biotransformation and elimination pathways;
    • Has a knowledge of nomenclature of pharmaceutical institutions, management of the pharmacy as a unit, its structure, functions and tasks, selection and provision of medicines, storage and issuance of medicines and medical supplies;
    • Determines data defining chemical processes in living or non-living systems, functional groups of organic compounds, instrumental methods of chemical analysis;
    • Understands the importance of rational pharmacotherapy in conducting polypragmasia, ineffective, toxic and dangerous medication treatment.

  • Skills
    • Prepares medicines according to the rules of extemporal preparation (according to the prescription);
    • Can describe the methods of serial production of pharmaceutical products;Performs chemical, biological and toxicological analysis/testing of pharmaceutical products;
    • Provides pharmaceutical care and first aid care to patients based on the “Good Pharmaceutical Practice” (GPP) in inpatient and outpatient settings;
    • Provides patient pharmaceutical care and primary medical care in inpatient and outpatient facilities in accordance with international standards of pharmaceutical careMaintains professional records (reports, proposals) to solve problematic issues related to pharmaceutical activities;
    • Presents detailed written and oral reports to medical staff and health professionals on the issues related to pharmaceutical activities;
    • Provides information and education of the patient, family members and the general public.

  • Responsibility and autonomy
    • Assesses and defines his/her own learning process in the field of pharmaceutical activity and ensures the formulation of the main issues of quantitative methods in pharmaceutical practice and research, perfecting language competence, observance of professional, ethical and legal (both local and international) norms of personal data protection in pharmaceutical practice and research and strives to establish them in practice.
  • Date of approval: 02-27-2017
    Approval protocol number: 07/17
    Date of program update:
    Update protocol number: 38/17
    Program details:
    Teaching Process Characteristics:

    The undergraduate program "Pharmacy" includes 240 ECTS credits and consists of 222ECTS credits in basic subjects and 18 ECTS credits in elective subjects (which are selected from 78 ECTS elective credits). English Language IV (B 1/2) (6 ECTS), English Language V (B 2/1) (6 ECTS) and English Language VI (B 2/2) (6 ECTS) are compulsory subjects. Students study subjects semesterly, intensive practical trainings in pharmaceutical enterprises (manufacturing practice) and institutions (pharmaceutical and medical institutions) are studied through the curative system, practical courses are also taught at the University simulation Pharmacy, and laboratory courses are taught at relevant profile laboratories.

    Program Core

    Code Subject ECTS Semester
    ENGL3149English Language V (B2/1)6 1
    ENGL3213English Language VI (B2/2)6 4
    MATH1414Analytical and Quantitative Reasoning6 1
    ENGL2217English language IV (B1/2)6 1
    NRSI1111Human Anatomy-Physiology 19 1
    NRSI1221Human Anatomy-Physiology 29 2
    PHAG1110Histology and Embryology6 2
    PHAG1120History of pharmacy and the beginnings of pharmaceutical information6 2
    PHAG1220Medical Physics and Biophysics6 2
    PHAG1230General and Inorganic Chemistry6 2
    NRSI2140Microbiology6 3
    PHAG2110Biochemistry6 3
    PHAG2120Pathological Anatomy and Physiology6 3
    PHAG2130Molecular Biology and Genetics6 3
    PHAG2140Organic Chemistry6 3
    PHAG2210Pharmacokinetics6 4
    PHAG2220Pharmacology I6 4
    PHAG2230Analytical Chemistry6 4
    PHAG3110General Medicine and Diagnostics6 5
    PHAG3120Pharmaceutical Chemistry6 5
    PHAG3130Pharmacognosy6 5
    PHAG3140Pharmacology II6 5
    HELM2210Fundamentals of Healthcare Management6 6
    PHAG3210Pharmacotherapy I6 6
    PHAG3220Pharmaceutical Technology6 6
    PHAG3240Toxicology6 6
    PHAG3250Pharmacotherapy II6 7
    PHAG4110Clinical Pharmacy6 7
    PHAG4120Basics of pharmaceutical activities, organization and policy6 7
    PHAG4130Pharmaceutical care; First aid and emergency medical care6 7
    PHAG4140Bioethics in Pharmacy6 7
    PHAG4210practice I - pharmaceutical care6 8
    PHAG4220Practice II - Clinical pharmacy6 8
    PHAG4230practice III pharmaceutical technology6 8
    PHAG4240practice IV pharmaceutical analysis6 8
    PHAG4250Teaching and Learning in Pharmacy6 8

    Credits sum:


    Program Elective

    Code Subject ECTS
    BUSN1210Basics of Business and Economics6
    ENGL2147English Language III (B1/1)6
    HELM1210Health, Principles of Healthcare Systems and Policy6
    HELM4151SPSS: Data Formation and Analysis in Healthcare Management6
    LATN2217Latin Language6
    PHAG3230Fundamentals of homeopathy6
    PHAG4270Basic of nutrition6
    PHAG4280Fundamentals of Pharmacy Management6
    PHAG4290Basics of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine6
    PSYC1265Introduction to Social Psychology6
    PUBH3110Professional communication in healthcare6
    ENGL1247English Language II (A2)6
    KART1220Academic Writing6

    Credits sum:


    Matrix Of Privequisites

    Point GPA The university assessment   The general assessment in Georgia
    97-100 4,00 A+ A Excellent
    94-96 3,75 A
    91-93 3,50 A-
    87-90 3,25 B+   Very good
    84-86 3,00 B B
    81-83 2,75 B-  
    77-80 2,50 C+   C good
    74-76 2,25 C
    71-73 2,00 C-
    67-70 1,75 D+   D Satisfactory
    64-66 1,50 D
    61-63 1,25 D-
    51-60 1,00 E E Sufficient
    Not passed
    41-50   FX FX Insufficient
    <40   F F Failed

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