K'S ROYAL COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Pharmaceutical Science

The Basic Technician Certificate course in Pharmaceutical Sciences has been developed to suit the needs of the health sector, the labour market demands and professional needs that exist in our country. It is one of the initiatives by the Government to modernise qualifications within the health sector.


Development of this programme is aimed at rewarding individual achievement in learning and competence gained in a variety of different ways and contexts. The introduction of this programme is geared towards increasing productivity in pharmaceutical training institutions, providing a climbing ladder for higher learning skills opportunities and competences, and achieving more responsive education and training system, aligned with health sector employment needs.


The philosophy of developing Pharmaceutical Sciences programme at NTA is to provide fora fairly well-developed career path in pharmaceutical sciences education and competence acquisition. It opens the possibility for moving around and within the NTA qualification framework as established by NACTE and allows graduates to receive appropriate recognition

ACADEMIC OFFICER

  • ·       AMOS NZUNGU

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT

  • ·       VENANCE NTENGO

TEACHING STAFFS

 

 

The Basic Technician Certificate in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Semester I

Code

Module Title

PST04101

Dispensing

PST04102

Disease Control and Prevention

PST04103

Human Anatomy and Physiology

PST04104

Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms

PST04105

Pharmaceutical Calculations

PST04106

Communication Skills

PST04107

Basic Computer Applications

 

Semester II

Code

Module Title

PST04208

Law and Ethics in Pharmacy Practice

PST04209

Compounding of Pharmaceutical Liquid Preparations

PST04210

Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry

PST04211

Basic Pharmacology

PST04212

Medical Stores Management

 

Technician Certificate Course in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Semester I

Code

Module Title

PST05101

Medicines and Medical Supplies Management

PST05102

Law and Policies in Pharmacy Practice

PST05103

Pharmaceutical Microbiology

PST05104

Pharmacology and Therapeutics

PST05105

Rational Use of Medicines

PST05106

Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry

 

 

Semester II

Code

Module Title

PST05207

Quality Assurance of Pharmaceutical Products

PST05208

Pharmaceutics Theory and Compounding

PST05209

Health Information Management

PST05210

Basic Pharmacognosy

 

 

Ordinary diploma in pharmaceutical science

Semester I

Code

Module Title

PST06101

Leadership and Management

PST06102

Counselling and Guidance Skills

PST06103

Pharmaceutical Production

PST06104

Health and Medicines Policy

PST06105

Health Financing

PST06106

Basic Pharmacotherapy

PST06107

Basic Veterinary Pharmacology

 

Semester II

Code

Module Title

PST06208

Pharmaceutical Public Health

PST06209

Entrepreneurship

PST06210

Operational Research

PST06211

Monitoring and Evaluation of Medicines Use