Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias


Pharmaceutical Sciences

Curricular Unit

Deontology and Pharmaceutical Legislation

Level of Qualification

Bachelor; Master





Total of Working Hours


Duration of Contact


Type of course unit

Trimestral / Compulsory




4th Year /4º Trimestre

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Mode of delivery


Recommended optional programme components



1- Syllabus definition and organization, Bibliographic sources and basic legislative concepts.
2 – Deontology
3 - Current basic legislation – its evolution
4 – Pharmaceutical specialities
5 - The pharmaceutical exercise.
6 – Pharmacy Ownership
7 – Sanitary products in a juridical-pharmaceutical perspective


The quality of the Deontology and Legislation will be guided by a differentiative attitude in order to offer the student an experience of professional situations in the different health areas surrounding the professional environment.

¿ Students training to consult and interpret the legal diplomas and European Directives regarding the pharmaceutical profession;
¿ To know the Deontological Code that disciplines the Pharmacist and Partners activities;
¿ To know the regulatory norms of drugs and sanitary drugs;
¿ To offer knowledge to discuss, apply and assess the individual social responsibility of the Pharmacist;
¿ To offer conceptual instruments to make ethical and deontological decisions.

Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired

The program is presented is intended to give students targeted knowledge in the relevant fields of Civil Law and Labour Law. It substantiate the choice: in the context of professional practice these notions programmatic enable the recognition of the connections are not always obvious, between the world of life and the legal sphere.

Teaching methodologies and assessment

Expositive classes of volunteer attendance, following the syllabus defined and according to the objectives of the curricular unit.


1 – Mesquita, Abel, Direito Farmacêutico Anotado, 3ª edição, Cabográfica, Lisboa.
2 – Prata, A., Dicionário Jurídico, Publicações Almedina.
3 – Moreira Vital; Canotilho Gomes, Constituição da República Portuguesa – Anotada – Coimbra Editora.
4 – Sousa Dias, Pedro, A Farmácia em Portugal, Publicações INAPA.
5 – Rebelo de Sousa, Marcelo, Introdução ao Estudo do Direito, Publicações Quid Juris.

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