Pharmacists are responsible for distributing the right prescription drugs to individuals and advising patients, physicians, and other health practitioners on the selection, dosages, and side effects of medications. Working in this profession comes great responsibilities.
We at Global Electives Port Limited know how crucial the job roles of a pharmacist. To ensure our pharmacy electives program provides the needs of our participants, we have partnered with credible medical institutions and have reached out to the local government to inform them about the on-going medical electives in the areas.
The practice of pharmacy is dichotomised into two;
Traditional pharmacy roles
compounding and dispensing medications
Modern pharmacy services
clinical services, reviewing medications for safety and efficacy, providing drug information.
What to expect:
- Expanding clinical knowledge and skill by allowing students to perform hands-on medical activities.
- Improve students’ confidence in the medical field.
- Build your personal and professional network by working with medical professionals and other students.
BELOW ARE THE LIST OF YOUR POSSIBLE DAILY ROUTINE:
Serving patients by preparing medications, giving pharmacological information to multidisciplinary healthcare team
Preparing medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders; detecting therapeutic incompatibilities
Controlling medication by monitoring drug therapies and advising intervention
Dispensing medication by compounding, packaging and labelling pharmaceuticals
Completing pharmacy operational requirements by organizing and directing technician’s workflow, verifying their preparation and labelling of pharmaceuticals; verifying order entries, charges and inspections
Providing pharmacological information by answering questions and requests of healthcare professionals, counselling patients on drug therapies
Developing hospital’s staff pharmaceutical knowledge by participating in clinical programs, training interns, residents and other healthcare professionals on the content areas you will be assigned. This will ensure you are able to acquire training skills.
Protecting patients and technicians by adhering to infection-control protocols.
Maintaining safe and clean environment by attending education workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.
Contributing to team efforts by accomplishing related results as needed.
PHILIPPINES – CAPIZ
Boracay, Coron, El Nido are among popular beaches in the Philippines. But for those who are seeking to venture a new place while on their internships, Capiz is one of the suggested places. It is known as a site of the famous coral-stone Santa Monica Church and its fun annual festival called Aswang Festival. Apart from amazing sceneries, students will be mesmerized with the rich culture. Global Electives Port chose this place as it has hospitals and LGUs named as outstanding partners when it comes to medical electives program.
KENYA – MOMBASA
Mombasa is probably the best place for those who are on soul-searching. Anyone will fall in love with its white beaches and coastal parks. Your journey will be more meaningful if you also continue your study through electives abroad. GEP chose this place as we find the health care system truly serves those who are in need. You will never feel out of place in this city as Kenya is a multilingual country.
SRI LANKA – COLOMBO
Completing your elective program while enjoying the beautiful places and partying is possible! Colombo, capital city of Sri Lanka, is one of the best choices for electives abroad as the country has a free and universal health care system. Students will be guided well by the medical experts.
Conor Donnelly - The University of Sheffield
Thompson Taylor - The University of Sheffield
Sophie Arnold - The University of Sheffield
Freddie Russell - The University of Sheffield
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