ISSN 2409-7616

Antonova E.M., Lanina S.Yu., Plashcheva E.V.


UDC 378.147


Antonova E.M.1 (Astrakhan, Russian Federation) –; Lanina S.Yu.2 (Blagoveshchensk, Russian Federation) –; Plashcheva E.V.3 (Blagoveshchensk, Russian Federation) –

1Astrakhan State Medical University

2Blagoveshchensk State Pedagogical University

3Amur State Medical Academy

Abstract. The integration of mathematical knowledge and skills is of paramount importance in the education of future pharmacists, given the evolving landscape of pharmaceutical sciences and the increasing reliance on quantitative methodologies. As the pharmaceutical industry continues to evolve, the need for pharmacists with a strong knowledge of mathematics is becoming increasingly important for effective medication management, dosage calculation, and data interpretation. This article emphasizes the importance of incorporating mathematics education into the curriculum of student pharmacists to ensure their competence in addressing contemporary health care issues. The purpose of this study is to examine the importance of developing mathematical knowledge and skills in future pharmacists and to assess the impact of such education on their ability to perform complex pharmaceutical tasks. Examining the current status of mathematics education in pharmacy curricula and its relationship to practical applications is intended to emphasize the important role of mathematical knowledge in ensuring safe and effective pharmacy practice. The study found a positive correlation between the inclusion of an integrated mathematics education and the ability of future pharmacists to solve various pharmaceutical problems. Students who completed an enriched mathematics education program demonstrated increased competence in dosage calculations, statistical analysis, and critical evaluation of pharmaceutical data. The results indicate a clear benefit of integrating mathematics education into pharmacist training, resulting in improved clinical decision making and improved patient outcomes. In conclusion, building mathematical knowledge and skills is an integral part of the education of future pharmacists. The study showed that an enriched mathematical curriculum has a positive impact on the ability of student pharmacists to perform complex pharmaceutical tasks. Emphasizing the importance of mathematics education in pharmacy programs is critical to preparing competent professionals who can navigate the changing demands of the healthcare field and contribute effectively to patient care. As pharmacy practice continues to evolve, a strong mathematical foundation remains the cornerstone for future pharmacists to succeed in their multifaceted roles in the healthcare system.

Keywords: pharmaceutical mathematics, training of future pharmacists in mathematics, research of the level of mathematical knowledge in students.


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For citation:  Antonova E.M., Lanina S.Yu., Plashcheva E.V. Importance of mathematical knowledge and skills formation in future pharmacists. CITISE, 2024, no. 1, pp. 553-563. DOI: