Five Italian pharmacists take clinical pharmacy course at university


Five pharmacists taking a postgraduate course in clinical pharmacy at the University of Bari, Italy were recently welcomed by the University’s Department of Pharmacy for a one-week intensive course in clinical pharmacy.

The course was held in the Departments of Cardiology and Medicine and Rheumatology of Mater Dei Hospital and Karin Grech Rehabilitation Hospital.

During the course, Italian pharmacists had the opportunity to participate in supervised clinical pharmacy activities, including ward visits and outpatient visits.

At the end of the course, the Italian students prepared and discussed the presentations of cases of patients identified during the service rounds during a seminar with the tutors of the course and the tutors of the pharmaceutical practice.

The department has a long history of collaboration with the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Bari, including student exchanges and staff mobility.

The clinical pharmacy course was led by Lilian Azzopardi, Head of the Department of Pharmacy and Professor of Pharmaceutical Practice, in collaboration with academics, researchers and students of the department, including pharmacists Alison Anastasi, Maresca Attard Pizzuto, Marise Gauci, Louise Grech, Anthony Serracino -Inglott and Francesca Wirth.

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