King Faisal University

College of Clinical Pharmacy

College of Clinical Pharmacy offers a five-year Pharm. D. program which comprises of four years of didactic education with experiential modules of Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience and one year of supervised experiential training as Advanced Pharmacy Practice.

Program Mission

To prepare Pharm D graduates who will provide patient centered care to  meet the health care needs of the community

 Program Goals

1:Prepare active learners and future experts in Clinical Pharmacy with required knowledge, skills, and abilities

2:Educate in management of pharmacy services and practice

3:Provide foundation for basic and clinical research in the area of drug development and usage

4:Prepare competent pharmacy practitioners for provision of health care to patients and community

Pharm D Program Learning outcomes

(As per Deans' forum, and officially dispatched by NCAAA)

1. Knowledge

1.1  Describe essential biomedical, pharmaceutical, social, behavioral, administrative and clinical sciences knowledge related to the development and use of medications, natural remedies, and other therapies for prevention and treatment of diseases. (almost all Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Courses)

1.2  Describe the concepts and principles of various pharmacy practice settings. 

1.3  Recognize the role of pharmacists according to legal, ethical, and professional standards in promoting health, and the prevention and treatment of diseases.

2. Skills

2.1  Integrate pharmaceutical sciences with pharmacy applications (in practice, administration and research).

2.2  Engage in inter-professional healthcare education activities.

2.3  Evaluate scientific and professional literature critically to be utilized in evidence-based practice, conducting research and problem-solving.

2.4  Apply basic drug development skills in relevant settings.

3. Competencies

3.1.Autonomy and responsibility

3.1.1.      Demonstrate leadership skills, accountability, and acceptance of responsibility within a team in various settings.

3.1.2.      Advocate patient rights to safe and effective medication use in various settings.

3.1.3.      Practice reflective and independent thinking to effectively manage and respond to routine or unanticipated circumstances.


3.2.1.      Utilize appropriate information technologies to optimize medication use and patient care.

3.2.2.      Contribute to decision-making processes by providing accurate and relevant recommendations in various settings (clinical, administration, drug development).

3.2.3.      Interpret information obtained from different resources to provide creative solutions for complex problems.

3.2.4.      Communicate clearly and effectively with health care professionals, patients, caregivers, administrative and supportive personnel and the public in various settings.

3.2.5.      Construct patient-centered evidence-based pharmaceutical care plans.


3.3.1.      Embrace the interprofessional approach to healthcare practices. (IPE)

3.3.2.      Display integrity, trustworthiness, confidence, self-awareness and the potential of entrepreneurship in various settings.

3.3.3.      Demonstrate empathy, professional attitude, ethical behavior, social and cultural awareness and proper judgement in various settings.