The course aims to provide basic knowledge about pharmacy ethics and law. In this course, we will discuss the contours of the law, specifically focusing on the area of pharmacy law. We will examine the Turkish pharmacy laws that impact the practice of pharmacy while emphasizing the legal and ethical principles applied by pharmacists in their daily decision-making. Students will acquire an understanding of the laws, regulations, and the ethical responsibilities applicable to pharmacists so that they will be able to protect the public and ensure patients’ wellbeing.

Additionally the course aims to give students background about self-management pharmacy as a legal business; how to choose a location, products’ arrangement, types of planning, operations, services, inventory, laboratory, modern pharmacy practice, types of pharmacies (community pharmacy and hospital pharmacy) and financial analysis. The student also understands basic managerial, organizational functions, and organization behaviour to provide optimum care.