Department of Pharmacy and Social Pharmacy
Characteristics of the department
The main role of the department is to provide students of the Pharmacy study programme with basic information in the field of pharmaceutical and medical terminology, management, legislation, ethics and health laws. In the subjects Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Informatics, the department develops knowledge and skills of students in the field of pharmacotherapy and evaluation of its risks by means of electronic applications. The subject Social Pharmacy refers to the position of pharmacy in healthcare and society and enables a better understanding of medicine value. The subject History of Pharmacy describes the development of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences, both on a global scale and in the context of Slovakia. The subject Nutritional Supplements extends students' knowledge, mainly about nutritional supplements, their possible use in the field of supportive therapy. The subject Dispensation Minimum Standards of Selected Therapeutic Classes of Drugs develops knowledge of the correct dispensing of selected classes of drugs and their significant interactions. These facts help to connect the theoretical knowledge gained during previous studies on the effects and actions of drugs applicable to daily clinical practice. The organization and monitoring of the professional pharmacy practice for students of the Pharmacy study programme is an integral part of the department's target.