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Application For Entry In The Index Of Students For Pharmacy Programme In Nigeria

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (P.C.N) is a Federal Government Agency that is charged with the responsibility of regulating and controlling the practice and education, training of pharmacists and pharmacy technician in all aspects and ramifications. They determine the standard of knowledge and skills by pharmacy students. This may be the reason for the introduction of PCN student register, which is called pharmacy student indexing.

Clinical Pharmacy And Pharmacy Administration Laboratory For Pharmacy Students

The Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Administration (P.C.A) is a department that is saddled with the responsibility of teaching students of pharmacy on pharmaceutical care. This translate to patient care. This is achieved by theory and practical classes. The practical classes are done in the departmental laboratory.

Pharmacy Internship Placement Process And Common Interview Question In Nigeria

Before induction/oath taking ceremony, pharmacy students are already preparing for an internship placement in the over one hundred accredited centres nationwide. The reason is simple and not far fetched. Few centres with little-allocated space for so many young pharmacists to fill. The problem is compounded by the fact that these young pharmacists are over high paying centres leaving low paying centres empty. Another major problem is centre location, which may not be comfortable for internship students.

The Effect Of Religious Beliefs On The Health Of Patients

Religion and language that unite some people are also the factors that cause division among them. This is because there are different language and religious beliefs. Aside division among people, language and religion have effects on the health of the people, especially in Africa. This post is about the effect of religion on the health of the people.

It is not only patient religious beliefs that affects the health of the patient. The religious beliefs of health care workers also have some effects. Let us discuss both.
Effects Of Religion Beliefs On Health Care Worker Religious beliefs have a strong hold on people. It affects their key decision including treatment option by health care workers. Some of the beliefs are the standard belief from some religious groups while others are personal beliefs that are coined from religious ideas. Picture the scenario below.

An emergency Paramedic that was instructed to transport a married woman to an abortion clinic decline citing religious belief…

Medical Biochemistry Laboratory For Pharmacy students In Nigeria

Medical Biochemistry, another interesting course under basic medicals embedded in pharmacy school curriculum in Nigeria. It is among the three medical courses, which pharmacy students offer in school. Majority of the course content learned in the laboratory will be used in the Pharmaceutical Chemistry (P.C.H) laboratory in the future.

How To Use Your School Vacation Wisely For Pharmacy Students In Nigeria

Days in the university is one that is not easily forgotten. It may bring satisfaction or regret or both depending on how it was managed. This is a very important stage of a young life of which the experience you create is totally your responsibility.

How To Spot A Fake Practitioner In The Medical World In Nigeria

There is no doubt there are lots of quacks and fake medical personnel practicing in Nigeria. This is because the news is rife with their activities from villages to cities. Their activities are more in the villages. Their activities have led to so many complications and worst still death. Some have been practicing for years without hindrance unknown to the public.

The Chance Of Gaining Admission Into Pharmacy In Nigerian University

The number of changes higher institutions make in the process of gaining admission is making students weary. They find the pieces of information provided to be way too thin hence end up asking people questions as online sources do not provide these.

The Pharmacists Oath For Pharmacy Students In Nigeria And Its Meaning

Pharmacists’ oath or the oath of pharmacists is vow administered to graduates on the day of induction into the profession. These oaths is read by the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (P.C.N) Registrar while the pharmacy students being inducted stand on their feet with right hands raised up to recite the oath.

The Proper Time To Start Treatment When Signs And Symptoms Begins

The modern trend in the medical profession is to get patients involve in their own health care. It is believed that people know more about what they are feeling than the physician. This put them in a better position to know signs and symptoms that are chronic or acute.

Anatomy Laboratory For Pharmacy Students In Nigeria

Another very important laboratory in pharmacy is the anatomy laboratory. The period pharmacy students study anatomy is usually a year.

Laboratory Experimental Practical Examination For Pharmacy Students In Nigeria

Each semester in pharmacy school ends with examinations. Each course examination is organised by departments that offer them.

Similarity And Difference Between Doctor Of Pharmacy And Medical Doctor

I see many college students asking what is the difference between Pharmacy and Medicine and surgery. I do not blame them because the two professions are closely related. If you are seeking admission and you are confused on the difference, just relax. This is going to be an in debt review of both professions.

The Main Differences Between B. Pharm. And Pharm. D. Degree In Pharmacy

There is only one school in Nigeria that run the Pharm. D (Doctor of Pharmacy) program. That is the University Of Benin (U.N.I.B.E.N). Many pharmacy students are curious to know the difference between B. Pharm and Pharm. D. in Nigeria and other parts of the world. Some even ask which is better. If you are one of those, you are at the right place.

Physiology Laboratory Experimental Practical For Pharmacy Students In Nigeria

Physiology deals with the function of the body. Physiology experimental practical study how the body functions and how it reacts to external stimuli.

Introduction To Internship For Pharmacy Students In Nigeria

From Industrial Training (I.T) to clerkship (clinical rotation) down to internship, the pharmacy curriculum in Nigeria is designed in such a way to build the student up.

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