Learning outcomes of the course unit
The study plan of the degree in Pharmacy, includes a training period professional, full-time, for a total duration of at least six months (30 credits - 900 hours).
To be admitted to the internship, the student must have acquired at least
150 CFU, passing the examinations of Pharmaceutical Technology/
Laboratory of Galenic Preparations, Pharmaceutical and Toxicological
Chemistry I, Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy and obtained the
certificate of attendance of the Pharmaceutical Legislation and Role of
Pharmacy in health welfare.
Course contents summary
The internship of professional practice is a period of professional training
activity that takes place in a pharmacy open to the public or in a hospital
that has adhered to the relevant convention, with the assistance and
supervision of a pharmacist enrolled in the professional register and the
presence of an academic tutor.
The internship of professional practice is intended to complete university
education, integrating it with the most directly professional and current
part of Pharmacy activity.
Professional practice training is a curricular training activity and implies
the acquisition of credits (30 CFUs) according with 85/432/CEE.
The internship for professional practice is indispensable for the Degree in
Pharmacy and for the purpose of attending a Qualifying Status Exam for
the Pharmacist profession.
Training in Pharmacy
Assessment methods and criteria
The student prior to starting the internship is required to withdraw from the Career Management Service of the Degree Course of Pharmacy the frequency book, which must be filled out daily with the description of the activity carried out and signed. The booklet must be countersigned daily by the Pharmacy Professional Tutor. Upon completion of the internship period, the professional tutor reports on the booklet the overall assessment of the student's activity. The competent Professional Order ascertains the validity of the internship through an interview with the student and certifies it.
The student must also collect two questionnaires on the internship: one to be filled in and returned to the student secretary at the end of internship, the other one to be delivered to the pharmacist tutor for compilation.
A part of the internship, corresponding to the maximum of 15 credits, can be carried out abroad, as part of exchange programs with other
Universities (Erasmus + program).