Pharmacist with a Master's Degree

Pharmacists with a Master's Degree are required to complete a traineeship programme, pass a professionalexamination, enter the register of health and allied professionals, and obtain a licence before they begin practicing the profession.

 

They may engage in private health care provision as legal or natural persons.

Areas of work of Pharmacists with a Master's Degree include:

  • pharmacy services at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels of healthcare;
  • laboratories at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels of healthcare;
  • social medicine, hygienic and epidemiologic activities, and activities related to health and ecology;
  • research institutes;
  • social institutions;
  • regulatory bodies.

Pharmacists with a Master's Degree engage in the following professional activities:

  • the dispensing of prescription and non-prescription medicinal products for human and veterinary use; the dispensing of medical devices and other goods;
  • consultations on the correct and safe use of prescription and non-prescription medicinal products for human and veterinary use and of medical devices and other goods;
  • monitoring the correctness in prescribing, dispensing and storing medicinal products under their personal responsibility in the framework of their qualification;
  • participation in treatment supervised by a medical practitioner (verification of the relevance and quantity of the prescribed medicinal products, their potential interactions and adverse reactions);
  • the provision of pharmaceutical care in medication therapy and treatment methods with medical devices;
  • the provision of pharmaceutical care in prevention and early diagnosis of diseases;
  • the provision of pharmaceutical care in self-medication (assessment of a patient's health condition, decision on the type of consultation, and assessment of the self-medication treatment);
  • the manufacture of extemporaneous and galenic medicinal products (also manufactured under special conditions) ensuring their quality, safety and effectiveness, as well as safety at work;
  • the procurement, preparation and storage of prescription and non-prescription medicinal products for human and veterinary use and of medical devices and other goods;
  • the implementation of pharmaceutical prevention programmes and health promotion;
  • the drafting and keeping of records and documentation;
  • participation in a healthcare team;
  • reviewing of medicinal product use;
  • reviewing of pharmacotherapy;
  • the performance of and participation in research work;
  • the quality control of medicinal products and pharmaceutical substances;
  • the analysis and investigation of biological materials;
  • the introduction of new applications on analysers;
  • the taking, sorting, recording, preserving and storing of biological material and the control thereof;
  • the provision of counselling to patients on the correct taking of biological material and potential preanalytical impacts.


Responsible: Ministry of Health | Last updated: 21. 11. 2017