GHANA COLLEGE OF PHARMACISTS 

ADMISSION OF CANDIDATES INTO THE FELLOWSHIP

PRIMARIES PROGRAMME FOR THE 2020 ACADEMIC YEAR

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Pharmacists for admission into a one-year Primaries Course leading to Affiliate Membership of the Fellowship programme of the Ghana College of Pharmacists for 2019/2020 Academic year.

GOAL OF THE PROGRAMME

The main goal of the course is to upgrade the knowledge and competence of candidates who register for the Fellowship programmes of the College, in relevant pharmaceutical and related sciences.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Biostatistics I & II
  • Overview of Constitution of Ghana and Public Sector Law and Ethics
  • Laws, Regulations and Ethics Governing Pharmacy
  • Phyto-Pharmaceuticals
  • Agroceuticals and Veterinary Pharmacy
  • Drug Delivery Systems
  • Research and Development in Drug Production I & II
  • Pathophysiological basis of Therapeutics I &II
  • Quality Assurance in Drug Manufacturing
  • Pharmacokinetics I & II
  • Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Health Policy and Analysis
  • Pharmacy Management and Medicines Policies
  • Introduction to Community Pharmacy Practice
  • Management Information Systems
  • Pharmaco-economics
  • Communication Skills
  • Principles of Drug Action
  • Common Communicable Diseases I & II
  • Toxicology
  • Nutrition and Nutritional Agents
  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Basic Diagnostic Tests and Laboratory Investigations
  • Adherence and Non-Pharmacological Therapy
  • Quality of Pharmaceuticals

 

SPECIALTY COURSES

The following specialty courses are currently available for training at the College:

  1. DIVISION OF PHARMACEUTICAL CARE
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Community and Family Practice
  1. DIVISION OF PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE
  • Drug and Herbal Medicine Production
  • Medicines Quality Assurance
  1. DIVISION OF SOCIAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH PHARMACY
  • Social and Administrative Pharmacy
  • Public Health

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The minimum admission requirements are as follows:

  1. The candidates should have basic pharmacy qualification from a recognized institution.
  2. The candidates should have undertaken pharmacy internship training and successfully passed the Ghana Pharmacy Professional Qualifying Examination (GPPQE)
  3. The candidate must be a Registered Pharmacists who has practiced for a minimum of 3 years post –registration.

APPLICATION AND SUBMISSION

Applicants may download the application forms from www.gcpharm.edu.gh or contact the College Secretariat at No.12 Gamel Abdul Nasser Avenue, Ridge, Accra. Tel: 0303-967-737

Completed forms may be sent to gcpharm2@gmail.com . All completed forms are to be returned to the College secretariat by 3rd January, 2020.

APPLICATION FEES: GH¢300

Payment can be made through BANK OF GHANA

Account name: Ghana College of Pharmacists

Account number: 1018631530494

OR

MTN Mobile Money Number: 024-6621-797 Martina Amevor (Please add the additional charges)