Pharmacy in Germany

Tuesday 29 September 2015
E14, 3 hours

Organised by the Local Host Committee

Learning objectives

Knowledge-based session

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the system of undergraduate education and the steps taken to prepare the pharmacist of the future.
  2. Outline how hospital pharmacists ensure medication safety.
  3. List examples of the wide range of areas of work in the German military.
  4. Describe the scale and scope of the pharmaceutical industry in Germany.
  5. Explain the envisioned future for pharmacy practice in Germany.

Chairs: Martin Schulz (ABDA, Germany) and Kerstin Neumann (Johnson & Johnson, Germany)


11:00 1) Welcome
Martin Schulz (ABDA, Germany)

11:05 2) Preparing the pharmacist for the future
Dieter Steinhilber (Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany) and 
Ulrich Jaehde (University Bonn, Germany)

11:35 3) Medication safety in hospital pharmacy
Torsten Hoppe-Tichy (University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany)

12:05 4) Military pharmacy: challenging areas of work at home and in mission
Arne Krappitz (Bundeswehr Medical Service Headquarters, Germany)

12:35 Break 

12:55 5) R & D in Germany
Andreas Busch (Bayer HealthCare, Germany)

13:25 6) 2030 in perspective: medication therapy management in community pharmacy             

Katja Renner (Wassenberg, Germany)                          

13:55 7) Closing remarks
Kerstin Neumann (Johnson & Johnson, Germany)