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SOP Dean Participated in the Al Kitab University College First International Scientific Conference In Cooperation with LUND University- Sweden

The School of Pharmacy at the Lebanese International University represented by the Dean Dr. Mohammad Rahal, participated in the Al Kitab University College First International Scientific Conference In Cooperation with LUND University- Sweden on 13th and 14th of December 2017 at Iraq/Baghdad.
Dr. Rahal delivered a presentation entitled: ‘Shaping Pharmacy Education: Achieving Professional Competencies”. Dr. Rahal emphasized on the “Imperatives for Evolving the Pharmacy Profession,” through introducing the LIU school of Pharmacy experience. Dr. Rahal started his presentation with a brief introduction about pharmacy evolution and major roles of pharmacists with a plan for future pharmacists according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) guidelines. Then he fully described the Pharmacy Program Learning and Educational Outcomes to answer the question: “Does Our Pharmacy Program Equip Future Pharmacists with Essential Competencies?” Dr. Rahal continued to present the mission and vision of the school of pharmacy at LIU, competencies of pharmacy graduates, degrees offered, curricular philosophy, curricular design, and how the pharmacy practice clerkship is integrated within the curriculum as an essential part of the educational process. Dr. Rahal ended his presentation with the school’s future plans and activities.

Dr. Mohamad Rahal was highly acknowledged by the conference organizers for his valuable contribution, and his presence was considered “part of the success” of the conference.