DO 51, s. 1985 – Policies and Standards for Pharmacy Education

August 22, 1985
DO 51, s. 1985
Policies and Standards for Pharmacy Education

To: Bureau Directors
Regional Directors
Presidents, State Colleges and Universities
Heads of Private Schools, Colleges and Universities
Deans, Colleges of Pharmacy

  1. The inclosed policies and standards, approved by this Office upon the recommendation of the Bureau of Higher Education after consultation with representatives from the Philippine Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (PACOP), the Board of Pharmacy, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), and the Philippine Pharmaceutical Association, is in support of the New Four-Year Curriculum in Pharmacy Education as embodied in MECS Order No. 34, s. 1984.
  2. This set of policies and standards embodies the general principles and guidelines for the establishment and operation of pharmacy education institutions and the revised pharmacy curriculum which took effect first semester, SY 1984-1985.
  3. In order to make pharmacy education responsive to the demands of a changing society and the search for a national identity, each pharmacy education institution should have a built-in mechanism for a continuous self-assessment of its instructional, research and extension service capabilities and program thrusts.
  4. Every pharmacy education institution should give these policies and standards the widest publicity possible among the academic community and its clientele.
  5. This Order supersedes all existing rules and standards related to pharmacy education.
  6. Compliance with these policies and standards by all concerned is requested.

Incl.: As stated
Reference: MEC Order No. 34, s. 1984
Allotment: 1-2-3-4—(D.O. 1-76)

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