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Training day for medical promotion in ASU in collaboration with Al-Nawi and Tarqumiyah drugstores

​24-4-2024

Based on the Faculty of Pharmacy’s enthusiasm to provide the best training opportunities for its students, to support them during their scientific and practical careers, and to share various expertise and experiences, the Pharmaceutical Practice Group, in cooperation with the Quality Warehouse and Tarqumiya Warehouse, held a training day for medical advertising in the faculty on Wednesday 4/24/2024.

 The day began with an introductory workshop on the work of pharmacists in warehouses, which included a dialogue session with students who had undergone training experience within the medical advertising sector, in the presence of representatives of the qualitative warehouse and the Tarqumiya warehouse. The session included a discussion between the students and their colleagues who went through the experience, where they learned about the various aspects of the medical advertising profession, its requirements, and how to prepare for the labor market. They reviewed the challenges they faced during the experience, and how they benefited them on the personal level.

After the end of the session, a presentation was held in the Faculty of Pharmacy, where the trainee students demonstrated their acquired skills in communication and answered the audience’s inquiries about a number of distinguished products of the pharmaceutical warehouse of quality and quality in the market, in addition to providing various instructions, advice on how to take care of the skin and hair, as well as the important and essential vitamins for the body’s health and activity. This was concluded by asking a number of questions with the aim of entering an immediate draw for one of these various products according to the interests of the attendees.

​At the end of the day, the Dean of the  facutly honored the representatives of the Specific Drug Store and the Tarqumiya Drug Store and thanked them for sharing this distinguished training experience with us. It is worth noting that this initiative was coordinated and followed up by the Pharmaceutical Practice Group and Dr. Anas Shweiki with the aim of providing opportunities that would raise the students’ efficiency and optimally prepare them for the labor market, to encourage them to participate in upcoming training initiatives.



Monday, April 29, 2024

Ramadan Charity Parcels campaign from ASU Pharmac

​The Community Service Committee at the faculty of pharmacy at ASU organized its annual Ramadan Charity Parcels campaign on the 28th of March 2024 (17th of Ramadan 1445 according to the lunar calendar).

This campaign reflects an aspect of community solidarity, providing charity parcels in the holy month of Ramadan to the needy families.

The committee presented with love twenty food parcels of essentials to families in Jabal Al-Joufah and Al-Taj in the capital, Amman.



Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Annual Ramadan Iftar for orphans

20-3-2024
With the continuous efforts of the Community Service Committee at the Faculty of Pharmacy at ASU, the committee held its Annual Ramadan Iftar for orphans. The Iftar took place at ASU campus on Wednesday 20/3/2024, the 9th of Ramadan.
Eighty orphans from four orphanages (Al-Wahdat, Al-Natheef, Al-Mahatta and Al-Rusaifah) were invited to an event full of fun and hospitable atmosphere. The Iftar was attended by Dr. Samar Thiab the Dean of the faculty of pharmacy, Dr. Manal Ayyash, the head of the Community Services Committee, and a number of the faculty’s members, administrative staff and students.
​​The faculty students also participated in many recreational and educational games with the orphans prior to iftar. They also presented Eid gifts, vouchers for Eid clothing and sweets and treats for children.


Sunday, March 31, 2024

Discussion session (( Regulations of the field training for the students of the pharmacy school ))

The Faculty of Pharmacy seeks to periodically introduce students to pharmaceutical training instructions and ensure continuous follow-up of the progress of the training process in accordance with the regulations followed by the Jordanian Pharmacists Association. On Monday 3/18/2024, the Pharmaceutical Practice Group held a discussion session in the virtual pharmacy at the Faculty of Pharmacy under the title: “Field Training Instructions For students of the Faculty of Pharmacy at the Applied Science Private University.

Dr. Laith Shdeifat, Assistant Dean for Training Affairs, began the session by introducing the students to the Pharmaceutical Practice Group, explaining its role in assisting and guiding the students during their training periods, with the aim of maximizing the benefit from the training periods so that the students graduate with distinctive pharmaceutical skills that add to health care in the community, and make it easier for the students to engage in the labor market after graduation.

Then, the session discussed the most recent field training instructions and the correct steps and procedures followed to record training hours and have them approved by the Pharmacists Association. Students can view all these instructions and download the field training form electronically from the Faculty of Pharmacy's page on the university's website or Obtain it from the department secretariat on the deanship floor in the faculty.

The number of hours required for the training materials has been mentioned as follows:

- A student who has completed 60 academic hours from the faculty plan has the right to begin training in one of the community pharmacies.

- A student who has completed at least 300 training hours and completed Pharmacology 1 has the right to register for Training 1

- A student who has completed at least 700 training hours and completed Pharmacology 1, Pharmacology 2, and Training 1 has the right to register for Training 2.

- A student who has completed at least 1,000 training hours and has completed Pharmacology 1, Pharmacology 2, Pharmacology 3, non-prescription medications, Training 1 and Training 2 has the right to register for an advanced training course.

- In addition to explaining the steps for filling out the field training form for each training period, with the need for it to be signed by the pharmaceutical practice group before the start of the training, with an emphasis that the group does not sign any training paper retroactively.

There was talk about the importance of students filling out the “logbook" book during their training period and how to record information in it, as an oral test will be conducted for the students in Training 1 and Training 2 based on the information that the student filled out in this book during their training periods.

​In the end, the topics of the various extracurricular activities carried out by the Pharmaceutical Practice Group and the faculty were discussed, and students were encouraged to attend these activities and even suggest any activities or ideas to the group's representatives, including faculty members and students.

It is worth noting that students' interest and constant eagerness to obtain knowledge and information will reflect positively on their academic and practical performance and their optimal preparation for the labor market.


Sunday, March 24, 2024

First aid and care of emergencies workshop

7-3-2024

Providing distinguished health care is a goal for all health institutions, including the pharmaceutical sector, which is constantly exposed to all medical cases, which may sometimes be emergency. As part of the Faculty of Pharmacy’s mission to develop students’ skills, increase their awareness, and ensure optimal preparation for the labor market, the Alumni Committee, the Laboratory and Public Safety Committee, in cooperation with the Pharmaceutical Practice Group, held a workshop on Thursday 3/7/2024 entitled:

"First aid and emergency medical care"

-The concept of first aid, its purpose, and the most important basic principles that must be taken into account before applying it, such as safety of the place, were introduced.

- Identifying the procedures and measures used in first aid in various emergency situations, the practical application of the steps, and the need for the body to be in an appropriate position.

- Learn some basic skills that are useful in our daily lives, such as measuring blood pressure.

In conclusion, the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy honored the speakers and trainers in this workshop

 The Faculty of Pharmacy extends its sincere thanks to the Creative Pharmaceutical Training Academy and the Tanmawyoun Plus team, who have received accreditation from the German Board, for their active participation in developing student awareness and increasing their awareness of the necessity of learning these medical skills and practicing them in practical life, which will reflect positively on the quality of the pharmaceutical sector.


Thursday, March 14, 2024

Lecture of New trends and products for women health in collaboration with STEP

7-3-2024

Given our interest in women and our continuous endeavor to meet all of their psychological and health needs, and on the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Pharmaceutical Practice Group organized a lecture on Thursday 3/7/2024 entitled:

"New trends and products for women's health in collaboration with STEP"

STEP warehouse was hosted and we were introduced to their distinguished and modern products for women’s health care. This included a review of a number of available scientific studies on their products, which also aim to reduce costs and increase productivity and quality of life for women of all ages.

​At the end of the lecture, the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy thanked Step Warehouse for their cooperation and valuable participation in supporting and caring for women’s health, and increasing community awareness by building a deeper understanding among students and pharmacists and ensuring they keep up with the latest developments in the pharmaceutical field.


Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Scientific day: (Continues pharmaceutical education at ASU)

Under the patronage of Dr. Samiha Jarrah - President of the Applied Science Private University, the Faculty of Pharmacy, in cooperation with the Jordan Pharmacists Association, held a special scientific day for pharmacists under the title
“Continuing pharmaceutical education at Rehab Applied School”.
This was on Thursday, February 22, 2024, where the lectures and workshops varied between the role of artificial intelligence in the pharmacy profession and its applications, with discussion of the Hakeem electronic program, and how to provide some emergency first aid procedures, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 
The ideal use of medicines and the concept of pharmacovigilance also had a large share of this day, and members of the Pharmaceutical Development and Continuing Education Committee from the Pharmacists Association reviewed the laws for renewing the practice of the profession and answered the questions of many attending pharmacists.
In the last session of the day, field training for students of the faculty of Pharmacy as well as the faculty’s goals for this training were discussed from the perspective of pharmacists and the association.
Dr. Samiha Jarrah - President of the University and Dr. Samar Diab, Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, honored the main speakers and the attending companies on this scientific day.
​It is worth noting that more than 100 pharmacists attended this scientific day, on the sidelines of which an exhibition for pharmaceutical companies was held. This day was well received by the attendees. This initiative is considered one of the pioneering initiatives that aims to enrich and enhance cooperation between the various pharmaceutical sectors and the educational sector, as it aspires us to continue cooperation with various pharmaceutical sectors to serve and aim to advance and to develop the pharmacy profession


Sunday, March 10, 2024

Personality Types

28-02-2024​

Based on the efforts of the Pharmaceutical Practice Group in the Faculty of Pharmacy to hone students’ personalities, develop their skills, and help them know and develop their abilities and potentials, the group held a discussion session on Wednesday 2/28/2024 in the virtual pharmacy entitled

"Personality types"

The discussion included several basic topics, the most important of which are: 

1. Identify the four main personality types and the characteristics and characteristics of each type

2. It is necessary for a person to know about himself / herself and try to achieve a balance between these different types, in a way that ensures dealing well with changing circumstances and situations

3. The surrounding environment is one of the factors that influence the individual and his personality, so we must realize the influence and try to address it and focus on developing ourselves based on our future directions and goals.

4. Our ability to distinguish personality types is a strength that enables us to build positive relationships that benefit us.

We emphasize that the process of self-development is a continuous process, as it is the result of practical experiences in the journey of self-discovery and realization of the skills and abilities that distinguish each individual from the other.




Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Scientific research project proposal competition

Students from the Faculty of Pharmacy at the Applied Sciences Private University won third place in the scientific research project proposals competition, which was held within Research training program 2024

Organized by the Jordanian Pharmacy Students Association (JPSA), which was held over four days at the Applied Private Science University.​​

The students within the “Clitoria ternatea” team, consisting of students: Muhammad Al-Ustad, Rotana Zayed, Reem Al-Kubaisi, Haneen Al-Dhabib, Batoul Saqur, and Sadeen Al-Rousan, won third place for their research idea.

 The use of Clitoria ternatea as a potential alternative to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: cost effectiveness study.

Dr. Mona Barakat, Dr. Reem Abu Tayeh and Dr. Lynn Fino from the Faculty of Pharmacy at the Applied Sciences Private University participated in the competition research jury.


Wednesday, February 28, 2024

A discussion session in the virtual pharmacy entitled (Sharing pharmaceutical training experience in the field of medical advertising)

12/2/2024​

Based on the faculty’s passion to provide the best opportunities for students, to pursue their distinguished practical and scientific careers, and to enrich them with various experiences that will refine their personalities and prepare them for the labor market.

On Monday, February 12, 2024, the Pharmaceutical Practice Group held a discussion session in the virtual pharmacy entitled: 

Sharing pharmaceutical training experience in the field of medical advertising.

The discussion included several topics:

- The extent of the university’s eagerness to provide distinguished training opportunities for students and prepare them for the labor market.

- Discussion about the most important personal skills that must be acquired and learned, which reflect the effectiveness of practical life.

- Sharing the students’ practical training experiences, the challenges and situations they faced and how they dealt with them.

 - discussing the most important tips and guidelines for those approaching training opportunities as a medical advertising representative.

Dr. Anas Al-Shwaiki, coordinator of the training program initiative at  AlNajah  Drug store, honored a number of students for their distinguished participation in the training program at AlNajjah drug store within the field of medical advertising.

​The names of those accepted into the training program were announced in Alnaw’ie Drug store as they were selected after conducting individual interviews on the university campus with the aim of completing the training period in the field of medical advertising, which may end with their employment.

Other activities will be announced soon to encourage and support your constant desire to develop and acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure your excellence in all pharmaceutical fields.


Sunday, February 25, 2024

Toxic relationships and their impact on the psychological aspect

On Tuesday, 4/1/2024, the Social and Cultural Committee, with the support of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Applied Science Private University, represented by the dean; Dr. Samar Thiab, held a lecture entitled "Toxic relationships and their impact on the psychological aspect". The lecture included multiple educational and awareness aspects aimed at educating students and preparing them to face various life situations that students may be exposed to during different life stages, especially during their university studies. The lecture was presented by the specialist in the treatment of developmental, psychological and behavioral disorders and the first music therapist in the Middle East, Dr. Hanadi Kaadan, in the presence of a group of faculty members at the faculty. 

​​We extend our sincere thanks and appreciation to Dr. Hanadi Kaadan for this valuable lecture and the impact it left on our students, and we look forward to more educational lectures that aim to advance in various fields. We also invite other students to participate in future activities.  


Monday, February 5, 2024

Training II Verbal Examination

As part of the faculty of pharmacy’s continuous efforts to develop the training experience for its students, the faculty hosted a number of distinguished local community pharmacists who supervise the field training of a number of students in their pharmacies. These pharmacists participated in the students’ face-to-face oral exam that is related to the training II course, which was held on Thursday 11/1/2024. This type of oral examination aims to evaluate the students’ training periods and to know the students’ ability to deal with people directly to give general information about the different drug groups, in addition to encouraging students to get rid of fear or anxiety while dealing with patients or colleagues in the health sector after graduation.

​The dean of the faculty, Dr. Samar Thiab, also took this opportunity and the presence of a number of distinguished community pharmacists, and presented them with certificates of appreciation not only for their efforts during the exam, but also for their cooperation and continued dedication to training and developing our students. It is worth noting that a number of meetings took place between the attending pharmacists and a number of faculty members concerned with the subject of training to discuss ways to develop training and discuss ways of cooperation between the college and community pharmacists.


Monday, January 22, 2024

Participation in a regional workshop in Ajman, hosted by the ACPE and the AACP

​A delegation from the Faculty of Pharmacy, represented by its Dean, Dr. Samar Thiab, Dean of Scientific Research, Dr. Muhammad Al-Najjar, Dr. Amin Omar, Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, and Dr. Reem Abu Tayeh, Head of the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Drugs and Rapporteur of the Study Plan Committee, participated in a regional workshop held by the Gulf Medical University in Ajman - United Arab Emirates, in cooperation with the Accreditation Council for Pharmaceutical Education, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, and the Commission on Academic Accreditation.

The workshop, entitled “Best Practices for Evaluation in Pharmaceutical Education,” presented methods for writing specific and measurable objectives for courses, methods for aligning evaluation elements with objectives and course content, as well as evaluation statistics used and employed for the purposes of improving student and teacher performance in theoretical and practical courses (laboratories and training), discussing quantitative and qualitative evaluation, accreditations of educational programs, and the foundations of educational programs based on achieving competencies.

The sessions included practical activities and presentations by some participating faculties on how to employ technology in evaluation processes in their faculties.

​It is worth noting that the attendance included delegations from Jordanian, Emirati, Saudi, Egyptian and Iraqi universities.



Monday, January 22, 2024

METHANCO wins second place in IEEE-NETC competition

The faculty of pharmacy congratulates the members of  “METHANCO” team and its members:

Rotana Zayed - faculty of pharmacy

Sumaya Al-Kalbani - faculty of pharmacy

Sally Hammad – faculty of IT

Muhammad Ghaith - faculty of engineering

​For winning the final stage, which was held on Thursday 1/18/2024 at Yarmouk University, in second place in Jordan in

İEEE-NETC competition 

(NETC - Nutrition Entrepreneurship Technical Competition For Science, Technology & Engineering)

The team is now qualified to compete at the level of the Middle East and then the world. The team members focused on the problem of food waste, which affects the environmental balance.

Therefore, the “METHANCO” project was launched to convert food waste into methane gas.

​​We wish the team more success and progress.


Monday, January 22, 2024

Drug Registration and Regulatory Affairs ​​

​With the continuous support of the Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy, Dr. Samar Thiab, the Social and Cultural Committee at Faculty of Pharmacy at the Applied Science Private University held on Monday, 4/12/2023, a lecture entitled "Drug Registration and Regulatory Affairs".  

The lecture included educational and technical aspects regarding the mechanisms and the foundations of registration of pharmaceutical products and the regulatory procedures as per the  Jordanian Food and Drug Administration.

The lecture was presented by our colleague Dr. Manal Ayyash in the presence of a group of faculty members. 

We extend our sincere appreciation to our colleague Dr. Manal Ayyash for this valuable lecture and very rich information which clearly capture the attention of the attending faculty members.. 


Sunday, December 10, 2023

Al-Morouj Secondary School visit

​​With the continuous support of the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy at the Applied Science Private University; Dr. Samar Dhiab, the faculty’s Community Service Committee held its awareness and interactive activity in cooperation with Al-Murouj Secondary School on Thursday 30/11/2023, represented by its esteemed principal, Mrs. Buthaina Al-Adwan. The committee members presented a lecture and a workshop that included topics related to medicinal herbs and their benefits, introducing skin types and their healthy skin care routines. Moreover, the committee members also introduced healthy nutrition and practices when exposed to stress and other specific health conditions. This was part of the community’s periodic activities, which aim for community engagement and cooperation with community institutions, including educational institutions such as public schools​​​

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Employment skills workshop

On Thursday, 23/11/2023, the Social and Cultural Committee, in cooperation with the Pharmacy Practice Group at the Applied Science Private University, held an interactive workshop entitled Employment Skills". The "The workshop was presented by Ms. Abeer Asaad, Human Resources Manager at Hikaya Pharmacies Chain.

 A number of important points were discussed, namely: 

• Introduction to LinkedIn.

• How to write a CV with evaluation of a number of students' CVs.

• Experience job interviews with training on how to overcome some challenges.

 We thank Ms. Abeer Asaad for this valuable and informative lecture, which appeared to have captured the students’ attention taking in consideration the many discussion points conversed throughout the workshop. 

As a result, we encourage the rest of the students to participate and engage in such future activities ​



Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Discussion session giving the opportunity for number of students to share their experiences of training

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Pharmacy practice group arranged on Tuesday the 21st of November a discussion session giving the opportunity for number of students to share their experiences of training in The King Hussein Cancer Centre and in pharmaceutical industry. The requirements, the steps, and mechanisms to be followed to gain training opportunities and internships in the places where they trained were discussed. The trainee student at The King Hussein Cancer Centre simplified the departments at the cancer centre and the tasks each department does.
​Those trainees showed how passionate they are about learning and taking new opportunities and how it will allow them in the future to provide patients with the best healthcare.
the discussion session gained vast interest from students and the presence of the faculty Dean and Doctors to confirm the extent of the faculty’s support to these event that are held inside the faculty, that aims to develop and enrich students and prepare them for the labor market. At the end of the session Dr. Samar Thiab -Dean of pharmacy faculty, awarded each of the speaker students with appreciation certificate and one hour of community service. It’s worth to mention that Pharmacy practice group will organize similar session in near future, and we encourage our students to share their training experience
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Monday, November 27, 2023

Annual Charity Bazaar

​On Monday, 11/13/2023, the Community Service Committee at the Faculty of Pharmacy held its annual charity bazaar under the title “The Good in Us and in Our Graduates,” the proceeds of which were allocated to our people in Gaza, to people in need, and to orphans. The bazaar was opened under the patronage of the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Dr. Haitham Abu Khadija and the University President, Prof. Dr. Samiha Al-Jarrah and Dean of the College of Pharmacy, Dr. Samar Thiab. The bazaar included many traditional food items and local dishes. A large number of faculty members and students participated in the bazaar.​

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Meeting the new students in the Faculty of Pharmacy

Meeting the new students in the faculty of Pharmacy with the Dean; Dr. Samar Thiab, Assistant Dean; Dr. Amin Omar, and Assistant Dean for Training Affairs; Dr. Laith Shdeifat. The meeting began with reading Surat Al-Fatihah for the souls of the martyrs in Gaza, the meeting then focused on getting to know the students and introducing them to the various departments of the faculty. Students were also urged to excel in studies and participate in various extracurricular activities to improve their communication skills and develop themselves. In addition, there was a general discussion regarding the field training courses given at the faculty. The meeting concluded by receiving and answering various student inquiries and questions.​​​

Sunday, November 19, 2023

'Presentation Skills' Lecture

​On Sunday, 29 Oct 2023, the Pharmacy Practice Group presented a lecture titled 'Presentation Skills' delivered by the development manager at Hikma Pharmaceuticals; Dr. Ibrahim Derbas. The following topics were discussed: how to prepare for presentation factors to consider during presentation how to handle fear and anxiety during presentation different personalities in the audience and how to handle them displaying yourself in accordance with different situations The Pharmacy Practice Group thanked Dr. Ibrahim Derbas, for this valuable lecture, the knowledge gained by students was evident by the quality of the questions asked by the students and their interaction with the presenter. We encourage our students to attend the upcoming training events to improve and broaden their skills​​​

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Interactive discussion session under the title 'Dealing with different personal profiles'

​​When it comes to working in the pharmaceutical field, it is necessary to understand the mentality of people around you. This will make it easier to predict how different people react to your requests and demands, thus you can tailor the right approach to address them. Therefore, the pharmacy practice group held an interactive discussion session under the title 'Dealing with different personal profiles' by Dr. Mazen Abu-Samha (Janssen Pharmaceuticals - country head). The lecture discussed the following: - Recognizing the nature of the person in front of you and how to interact with him/her in different situations. - The importance of self-development to attain the skills for effective discussion with different people who have different natures. - The main four personality types and the traits for each one. - Realizing that being able to understand other people with diverse traits while maintaining an open mindset will help develop their character. It is worth mentioning that this lecture had intrigued the students, which reflected positively on the lecture's attendance. Thus, the students were encouraged to interact, making the discussion even more enjoyable. This was a good indicator that students were willing to change their perspective and develop further to be prepared for the labor market. Pharmacy practice group appreciate the efforts of Dr. Mazen Abu-Samha and looking forward to our next workshop.​​​​

Sunday, November 5, 2023

Introduction to Training

​On Sunday, October 22, 2023, the Pharmacy Practice Group held an introductory lecture for college students regarding the instructions and requirements to start the pharmaceutical training, which was presented by Dr. Eman Migdadi, a member of the Pharmacy Practice Group. The lecture focused on the importance of the fact that students should follow the requirements and instructions during pharmaceutical training. They also discussed the steps to fill out the training form properly, emphasizing on signing the form retroactively, how to use the training logbook, as well as when to start reporting pharmaceutical information about medicines. The lecture focused on highlighting the importance of starting data transfer to the logbook from the beginning of training, and the importance of aiming to be ready for submission and examination at the end of Training Course 2. At the end of the lecture, a number of challenges that faced the students during their training were discussed, stressing the importance of professional look and attitude during students’ presence in the Pharmacy.​

Thursday, November 2, 2023

Introducing newly registered students to the main library

The Community Service and the Library Committees at the Faculty of Pharmacy carried out a joint activity on Thursday, 10/26/2023, which aimed to introduce newly registered students to the main library. The students were accompanied by Dr. Rahma Al-Adwan and students of the Community Service Committee, Suleiman Attia and Abdul Karim Salama.

The students expressed their gratitude from this visit, the library staff graciously provided so much information regarding the library's services and encouraged students to visit the library often to their own benefits.​


Tuesday, October 31, 2023

A panel discussion session titled 'Training in Hospitals"

The pharmacy practice group held a panel discussion session on Monday 23/10 titled 'Training in Hospitals'. During which Dr. Zain Alswelmyeen discussed all important aspects involved in the process of training in hospitals exposed to while taking the advanced training course.

The students participated in an open discussion about a clinical case from real-life practice perspective. The practice group thanks Dr. Zain Alswelmyeen and her colleagues in the clinical pharmacy department at Ibn Al-Haytham hospital for their dedication to help our students during the training in hospitals.

Moving forward, we encourage our students to attend the upcoming training events to improve broadening their skills​


Tuesday, October 31, 2023

An introductory lecture titled (Shedding light on Regulatory Affairs and Pharmaceutical Registration: Basic Skills for Every Pharmacist)

In continuation of the Pharmaceutical Practice Group activities, the group held an introductory lecture on Monday, October 16, 2023, titled (Shedding light on Regulatory Affairs and Pharmaceutical Registration: Basic Skills for Every Pharmacist), presented by Dr. Manal Ayyash and Dr. Raghad Al-Muhtasib. Many important points of views were discussed based on their extensive and distinguished experiences in drug registration and regulatory affairs. 
There was a focus on a number of vital points during the lecture, such as:
-Learning about the historical pharmaceutical registration and the role of authoritative bodies in the regulatory process
- Differentiating between pharmaceutical registration and regulatory affairs, knowing the tasks related to each field and learning about the nature of working in those fields.
- exposing to new terminologies such as DMF, eCTD, CTD, and the know how to register a drug in a given country.
- the requirements and skills that must be acquired by those who wish to work in this field.
The lecture was concluded by honoring both Dr. Manal Ayyash and Dr. Manal Almuhtaseb by the Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy for Training Affairs, Dr. Laith Al-Shdifat. The lecture was met with great gratitude by the large number of attendees.



Sunday, October 22, 2023

OSCE workshop

On Wednesday, October 11, 2023, the Faculty of Pharmacy at the Applied Science Private University held a workshop for faculty members pertaining how to conduct the OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination). Dr. Ahmad Al-Rusasi, former examiner in the Canadian Examination Authority for Pharmacy practice, reviewed the history as well as the objectives of this exam and how its implemented in Canada with the attending faculty members. The positives and challenges of this interactive educational tool were discussed in depth. Several real clinical scenarios of pathological cases were analyzed and solved using the same style as the OSCE exam, with a focus on ways to develop our test approach that have been applied in the faculty exams for several years. At the end of the workshop, which lasted approximately three and a half hours, Dr. Reem Abu Tayeh, Head of the

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Drugs, thanked Dr. Ahmed Al-Rasasi for his efforts and for his constant cooperation with the Faculty of Pharmacy, as he had previously given a number of lectures, the last of which focused on the role of the pharmacist in reducing the problem of bacterial resistance to antibiotics.​


Thursday, October 19, 2023

Interactive meeting under the title (Practicing the profession of pharmacy in the United States of America)

On Wednesday, September 6, 2023, the Pharmacy Practice Group, in collaboration with the Alumni Follow-up Committee at the Faculty of Pharmacy at the Applied Science Private University, held an interactive meeting titled:

 

(Practicing the profession of pharmacy in the United States of America)

Where Dr. Mohamed Ziadat explained the requirements to be a licensed pharmacist in the US, discussing what needs be done before traveling to the US such as: documents preparation, the required total points and the choice of which state for the equivalency application, and the necessary exams (such as the FPGEE, TOEFL and NAPLEX) need to be completed for the equivalence were reviewed. An interactive dialogue took place between the students and the lecturer to clarify many points exploiting his personal experience to be a licensed pharmacist in the US. This dialogue left a positive impact and satisfaction on our students, especially after answering many of their questions. At the end of the meeting, Dr. Samar Thiab, Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, and Dr. Laith Al-Shdifat, Head of the Pharmacy Practice Group, thanked Dr. Muhammad Ziadat, who is one of our graduates at the University of Applied Sciences and has been working in many pharmacy chains and hospitals in the US. It is noteworthy that this meeting is part of the activities and workshops organized by the Pharmacy Practice Group as part of its plan to train students with the aim of preparing them for the labor market after graduation. The group will seek to host several graduates of the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Applied Sciences who are spread across various pharmaceutical sectors to share their experiences and knowledge with current students at the Faculty of Pharmacy.​​


Monday, September 11, 2023

"The School Bag" annual activity

The Community Service Committee at the Faculty of Pharmacy carried out its annual activity titled "The School Bag", which aims to secure the needs of children of low income families and orphans with school bags filled  wirh the necessary stationery, coinciding with the start of the new academic year 2023-2024. Wishing all a year full of success and wellbeing for all our students

The distribution included a number of areas in the capital, Amman, namely Al-Baqaa, Al-Nathif, Al-Joufah, and Al-Wehdat.

Ninety-five school bags were distributed.​


Thursday, September 7, 2023

Lecture of ((The role of a hospital pharmacist))

The Pharmacy Practice Group at the Faculty of Pharmacy at the Applied Science Private University organized a lecture, on Wednesday, 26/7/2023, titled:​


((The role of a hospital pharmacist))

The interactive lecture was delivered by the clinical pharmacist Dr. Lina Tashman from Ibn Al- Haytham hospital. The lecture discussed the main responsibilities and duties of hospital focusing on the vital items pertaining the advanced training course in hospitals. Many of the 4th and the 5th year pharmacy students attended the lecture and actively participated in fruitful discussion with the presenter as well as other faculty staff. The discussion focused on the market potential and jobs opportunities as clinical pharmacists or as hospital pharmacists.

At the end of the day, Dr. Samar Thiab and Dr. Laith Al-Shdifat thanked Ibn- Al-Haytham hospital and presented Dr. Lina Tashman with a certificate of appreciation for her efforts in training ASU Pharmacy students. This was followed by a discussion with the Pharmacy Practice Group to exchange recommendations for future training and cooperation.


Tuesday, August 8, 2023

A second delegation from the University of Camerino- Italy visited ASU

Applied Science Private University welcomed a delegation from the University of Camerino- Italy, as part of the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility, Academics and Students exchange agreements signed by the International Relations Office at ASU.

The visit started with a meeting with the university presidency, International Relations Office and a number of deans and members of the different faculties and administrative staff. The visitors were briefed about the different facilities available at ASU and were taken in a tour around the campus. The tour was focused to visiting the Faculty of Pharmacy, as the agreement activated in the previous semesters included the exchange of four students enrolled in the MSc of Pharmaceutical Sciences from ASU to the University Camerino, as well as a number of faculty members from both universities.

In addition, the tour also included visiting the virtual pharmacy, the computer center, the library, the counseling and training center, the craftsmen's corner, the cadaveric microanatomy laboratory, and the indoor playing courts.​



Monday, August 7, 2023

A visit to University of Lincoln-UK

Dr. Ahmed Al-sayed from the Faculty of Pharmacy at Applied Science Private University, visited the University of Lincoln in the UK as part of the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility agreement signed by the International Relations Office.

The visit included giving lectures to pharmacy students and participating in several activities, including:

1. College of Pharmacy Research Day

2. Faculty of Science Research Exhibition

3. Educational conference of the Strategic Plan 2022-2027

Additionally, possibilities for further academic and research collaboration between the two institutions were discussed, as well as exchanging experiences in the field of teaching.



Monday, June 26, 2023

Academics from the Faculty of Pharmacy visited the University of Camerino in Italy, as part of the implementation of the academic and student exchange agreements, which are part of the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility

An academic delegation from Applied Science Private University (ASU) visited the University of Camerino in Italy, which is one of the oldest universities in Europe. The visit included several meetings with researchers at the University of Camerino, in addition, ASU academics gave specialized lectures for postgraduate students at the host university. Moreover, possibilities for further academic and research collaboration between the two institutions were discussed, as well as exchanging experiences in the field of teaching.

The academic delegation included: Prof. Wamidh Talib, Dr. Mona Barakat, Dr. Samar Thiab, and Dr. Loai Saadeh from the Faculty of Pharmacy.

It is noteworthy to mention that during the second semester of the academic year 2022-2023, four students from ASU went to the University of Camerino to carry out a number of research projects related to their master's theses in cooperation with their academic supervisors at the Faculty of Pharmacy-ASU.



Monday, June 5, 2023

ASU-UNICAM Pharmacy Scientific Day

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A Scientific Day organized by the Faculty of Pharmacy at the Applied Science Private University, in cooperation with the University of Camerino - Italy, titled: "ASU-UNICAM Pharmacy Scientific Day" was held on the 21st of May, 2023. 

The Scientific Day was attended by delegates from the University of Camerino, Jordan Food and Drug Administration, Jordan Pharmacists Association, deans and academics from the faculties of pharmacy in Jordanian universities, representatives of pharmaceutical companies, and a number of community pharmacists and pharmacy students. 

The Scientific Day provided an interactive platform for experts and researchers to present their research, exchange new ideas and experiences, and expand their professional network.  

The Scientific Day also included training workshops that were held for pharmacists and students, as well as an exhibition were many pharmaceutical and medicinal products and instruments from various companies were displayed.



Monday, June 5, 2023

Academics from the University of Camerino- Italy, visited the Faculty of Pharmacy at the Applied Sciences Private University as part of an Erasmus+ Mobility Project

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In coordination with the International Relations Office, the dean of the faculty of pharmacy, along with the head of departments and faculty members, welcomed two academics from the University of Camerino as part of the Erasmus+ program. 

The dean of the faculty discussed ways to enhance cooperation and academic partnership between the two institutions, and the academics were taken in a tour to explore the facilities of ASU. 

A lecture was delivered to MSc. students by Dr. Giovanni Caprioli and Dr. Diego Perinelli as part of the course titled: "Advanced Instrumental Analysis" Following that, the visiting academics had several meetings with faculty members who had similar research interests to start establishing research cooperation between the two institutions. 

In addition, a tour of the faculty's facilities was organized where the industrial, instrumental, research laboratories, the virtual pharmacy, and the laboratories dedicated for nutrition and dietetics were visited.


Monday, May 22, 2023

Field trip to United Pharmaceuticals Manufacturer (UPM)...

On Thursday 16-3-2023, Pharmacy Practice Group at the Faculty of Pharmacy-ASU, organized a field visit to the United Pharmaceuticals (UPM), a wholly owned subsidiary of MS Pharma.

The visit included a lecture to introduce the factory's departments and the job opportunities offered for pharmacists in the pharmaceutical industry. The students were shown the various departments of the factory including quality control, tableting, preparation of different pharmaceutical forms and packaging and were introduced to the instruments used for these purposes.

At the end of the visit, the students were given a motivational speech by Dr. Nidal Khleifat, the general manager. This activity is the second event organized after cooperation with MS Pharma during the current academic year. The Faculty of Pharmacy, represented by its dean, Dr. Firas El-Hajji, highly appreciates the cooperation and hospitality of this esteemed pharmaceutical company.


Thursday, March 23, 2023

Al-Osra Pharmacies and Corato Company training day at ASU...

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The Pharmaceutical Practice Group at the Faculty of Pharmacy at the Applied Science Private University held an interactive meeting with representatives from Al-Osra pharmacies and Corato medical company, on Wednesday, 3/15/2023, under the title:​

Al-Osra Pharmacies and Corato medical company training day at ASU

Aiming to place students in an interactive environment to simulate a job interview in the field of community pharmacy or pharmaceutical marketing, which took place over two parts; a lecture was conducted to share the history of Al-Osra pharmacies group and its development until it reached 17 branches.  The lecturer also covered their training program, clarifying the pharmacist's tasks in various departments in the pharmacy chain. Representatives of Corato medical company also presented the role of pharmacists as medical representatives.

During the second part, a number of students were given the opportunity to conduct individual interviews according to their desire in the field of community pharmacies or the field of pharmaceutical marketing. This interviews paved the road for these students to be trained for possible future job enrolment.

At the end of the day, Dr. Samar Thiab, Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, honored the lecturers with certificates of appreciation, followed by a discussion with the Pharmaceutical Practice Group to exchange recommendations for future training and cooperation. ​



Thursday, March 23, 2023

Social and Cultural Committee, in collaboration with the Community Service Committee – Faculty of Pharmacy - organized a workshop under the title: Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)

​Social and Cultural Committee, in collaboration with the Community Service Committee – Faculty of Pharmacy - Applied Science Private University, organized a workshop for academic and administrative staff as well as college students under the title:

Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN): a Pharmaceutical Challenge 

on Tuesday 07/03/2023. The lecture was delivered by Dr. Muhammad Meqdad – TPN and Chemotherapy pharmacist at Hamad General Hospital and a preceptor at the College of Pharmacy - Qatar University. Lecture touched on indications of TPN and how to assess nutritional status. It also summarized the calculations involved and the methods of preparation and administration of TPN. At the end there were interesting and useful discussions, as students and academics expressed their desire to apply this specialty on a larger scale locally.

Finally, Dr. Loai Saadeh, Rapporteur of the Social and Cultural Committee, honored the lecturer with a certificate of appreciation.​



Sunday, March 12, 2023

Rawhi Pharmacy training day at ASU

The Pharmacy Practice Group at ASU, in collaboration with the Social and Cultural Committee at Applied Science Private University, organized an interactive meeting for the senior students with Rawhi pharmacy group on Thursday 9-2-2023 under the title:​


Rawhi Pharmacy training day at ASU


The interactive meeting consisted of two parts; In the first part, the representatives from different departments in Rawhi pharmacy delivered a presentation about the values and role of Rawhi pharmacy in the local community and its efforts to train and develop pharmacy students, roles of the pharmacist trainee and intended outcomes by end of the training period were discussed, in addition for the hiring criteria in the pharmacy.  

In the second part: interviews were conducted for number of students one by one aiming to assign them to the training program with the possibility of hiring in the future.

Dr. Firas El-Hajji, the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy gave Rawhi pharmacy delegates appreciation certificates followed by a motivational talk to the students. This meeting is one of series of workshops and activities of the training program by the Pharmacy Practice Group to prepare the students for work after graduation and link them with different pharmaceuticals societies.​​



Wednesday, March 1, 2023

MS Pharma Day

​​The Pharmacy Practice Group, in collaboration with the Social and Cultural Committee and the Students' Union at Applied Science Private University, organized an interactive meeting for the recently graduated and senior students with MS pharma company representatives on Thursday 24-11-2022 under the title:

MS Pharma day

The interactive meeting was delivered by representatives from different departments in MS pharma; exploring the different roles of the pharmacist in pharmaceutical companies, introducing the different therapeutic areas and markets that are covered by MS Pharma, discussing tips for work in regulatory affairs department and, finally the HR team discussed the proper way to write a CV and some tips for a successful interview.

Prof. Dr. Iman Basheti, the President of the University, Dr. Firas El-Hajji, the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy presented the company delegates with appreciation certificates. This meeting is one of series of workshops and activities of the training program by the Pharmacy Practice Group to prepare students for work after graduation and connect them with different pharmaceuticals societies.



Tuesday, November 29, 2022

A workshop for academic, administrative staff and students at the Faculty of Pharmacy-ASU in the World Antibiotic Awareness Week

​The Social and Cultural Committee, in collaboration with the Community Service Committee and students’ union at Applied Science Private University, organized a workshop for academic and administrative staff as well as students in the World Antibiotic Awareness Week (corresponding to 18 to 24/11/2022) under the title:

Antimicrobial resistance: beyond the surface and the role of the pharmacist on Tuesday 22/11/2022. 

The lecture was delivered by Dr. Ahmed Al-Rasasi – the General Manager of Al-Noor Drug Store. It included several topics centered on the causes of the problem of antimicrobial resistance, ways to rationalize the consumption of antibiotics, and introducing and educating students and academics about their pivotal role in this regard. 

Prof. Dr. Iman Basheti, the President of the University, Dr. Firas Al-Hajji, the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, and Dr. Loai Saadah, the Rapporteur of the Committee, presented the lecturer with a certificate and a plaque of appreciation.



Sunday, November 27, 2022

The Faculty of Pharmacy at ASU participated in a free medical day in cooperation with Diwan Al Smadi

​The Community Service Committee and the Alumni Committee at the Faculty of Pharmacy- ASU organized the participation of students, graduates, academic and administrative staff in a free medical day in cooperation with Diwan Al Smadi, which was held on Saturday the 19th of November 2022, in Alqaria society. The event was hosted by the society's president Dr. Mohammad Nour Alsmadi, and was attended by the senior host at Jordan Radio and Television corporation, Mr. Amer Alsmadi as well as the heads of both committees at the Faculty of Pharmacy-ASU, Dr. Manal Ayyash and Dr. Leen Fino. This event eventually feeds into the sustainable development of the local community's health as it targeted the residents of Jubeiha, Abu Nseir and Shafa Badran areas. At the end of the free medical day Dr. Mohammad Nour Alsmadi presented appreciation plaques and certificates to all the participants for their efforts in organizing this event.




Monday, November 21, 2022

A joint workshop between the Faculty of Pharmacy at ASU and Nairoukh Pharma

​​As the Faculty of Pharmacy has a vision in providing its students with practical skills, a joint workshop targeting the students who are expected to graduate this academic year 2022/2023, was organized with Nairoukh Pharma. The Faculty of Pharmacy represented by its Dean, Dr. Firas El-Hajji, the Social and Cultural Committee rapporteur, Dr. Loai Saadah, and the Community Service Committee rapporteur, Dr. Manal Ayyash, hosted a distinguished pharmaceutical team from Nairoukh Pharma which was represented by Dr. Khamis Khamis, Dr. Ahmed Abanda and Dr. Youssef Mousous on Monday the 14th of November 2022. The workshop included two distinct interactive lectures, the first was about Cross Selling techniques and was presented by Dr. Baraa Al-Borini, while the second lecture was about Drug registration and renewal process and was presented by Dr. Roa’a Al-Fawair. It was agreed on continuous cooperation between the Faculty of Pharmacy and Nairoukh Pharma to train students and to organize more specialized workshops to prepare students for the market.​




Sunday, November 20, 2022

A scientific lecture focusing on integrating academic projects with the pharmaceutical industries

​In continuation of the Applied Science Private University’s efforts to bridge the gaps between the academic research and the pharmaceutical industry, Pi Pharma intelligence conducted a meeting with attendees from the Faculty of Pharmacy and the Faculty of Information Technology at Applied Science Private University. Dr. Nimer Alkhatib, the academic advisor for Pi Pharma and Eng. Nuseiba Al Jaloudi, founder of the company, gave a presentation in which they highlighted the need to integrate digital transformation in the decision making to ensure that R&D spent is on track with the market trends.

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

The Community Service Committee at the College of Pharmacy organizes an interactive lecture at the Al-Ishraq Quranic Center in cooperation with the Women's Club

​​In continuation to achieve more goals of the Community Service Committee at the Faculty of Pharmacy, which eventually feeds into the sustainable development of our local community, the Community Service Committee organized an interactive lecture in cooperation with the Women’s Club at Al-Ishraq Quranic Center, which is located in Um Zwaitina- Jubaiha, on Sunday 6/11/2022. 

The interactive lecture titled “Hair Care and Nutritional Supplements” was given by Dr. Manal Ayyash accompanied by two students from the committee, Bayan Ali and Sabah Hazouki. The lecture got a great local attention and was attended by 30 women. 

At the end of the lecture, the Director of the Center, Mrs. Kholoud Al-Jabari, presented the lecturer with a certificate of appreciation, and it was agreed upon to organize further events in future collaboration between the Center and the Faculty of Pharmacy at ASU.​


Thursday, November 10, 2022

The Community Service Committee at the Faculty of Pharmacy organizes the annual charity bazaar for this year entitled "Goodness is in us"

​Under the auspices of Dr. Haitham Abu Khadija, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, the Community Service Committee at the Faculty of Pharmacy held the annual charitable bazaar on Wednesday, 2/11/2022, under the slogan "The good is in us".  

Dr.  Firas El-Hajji; the dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy at ASU, along with a number of other deans, academics, administrative staff and students attended the charitable event. The bazaar offered different types of food, sweets, natural juices, handicrafts, plants and many other things were sold at the bazaar. The proceeds of the bazaar are allocated to charitable purposes that will benefit our society. 



Tuesday, November 8, 2022

The Faculty of Pharmacy hosted Palestinian academic colleagues...

​The Faculty of Pharmacy at Applied Science Private University, represented by its dean, Dr. Firas Darwish Al-Hajji hosted Palestinian academic colleagues: Dr. Abdul-Qader Al-Qawasmi and Dr. Mohammad Dweib from the Department of Pharmacy/Faculty of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences at Hebron University, and Professor Fouad Al-Rimawi from Al-Quds University on Thursday the 20th of October, 2022. The aim of the meeting was to consolidate academic and research collaboration between the faculty and the prestigious institutions of Palestine. The Faculty also was aiming to promote sustainable development goals through international relations.​​

Sunday, October 23, 2022

An international research group has been awarded the best poster award at the 80th International Pharmaceutical Federation conference (FIP) Spain, 2022.

An international research group has been awarded the best poster award at the 80th International Pharmaceutical Federation conference (FIP) Spain, 2022.

As Dr. Muna Barakat, from the Faculty of Pharmacy at Applied Science Private University was part of this research group.

The poster was entitled: Evaluation of Grit and its associated factors: an international survey if undergraduate pharmacy students from 14 countries.


Sunday, October 23, 2022

تعيين أ. د. إيمان البشيتي نائبا لرئيس جامعة العلوم التطبيقية

عين مجلس أمناء جامعة العلوم التطبيقية الخاصة أ.د. إيمان البشيتي نائبا لرئيس جامعة العلوم التطبيقية الخاصة والتي تشغل حالياً أيضاً عميد كلية الصيدلة فيها.

ويأتي تعيين أ.د. إيمان البشيتي لهذا المنصب نظراً للجهود الكبيرة التي بذلتها خلال وجودها كعميد لكلية الصيدلة.


Thursday, July 18, 2019

دور كلية الصيدلة في خدمة المجتمع

​تم العمل على تفعيل الاتفاقية بين مدارس اليوبيل و جامعة العلوم التطبيقية الخاصة، حيث بدأت الطالبة لارا الساكت في الصف الاول ثانوي أول مراحل بحثها في الكلية، حول دراسة تأثير المجال المغناطيسي على نمو الأورام السرطانية في مختبر أبحاث السرطان في الكلية.





Wednesday, March 20, 2019

الطباخ المتميز (Top Chef) في صيدلة التطبيقية

​قامت لجنة الطلبة في كلية الصيدلة بتنظيم مسابقة طبخ للطلاب بعنوان (Top Chef) و ذلك يوم الاثنين الموافق ١٨/٣/٢٠١٩.

شارك الطلاب بمجموعة مختلفة من الأطباق، و تكونت لجنة التحكيم من عميد كلية الصيدلة أ.د. ايمان البشيتي و رؤساء الاقسام - د. محمود ابو سمك، د. فراس الحجي، د. ريم ابو تايه، ورئيس لجنة المختبرات، د. لؤي حسون.

وحضر المسابقه مجموعة من أعضاء الهيئة التدريسية وطلبة كلية الصيدلة.


Wednesday, March 20, 2019