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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

About the Department

The School of Pharmaceutical Sciences was started by the Vaels Educational Trust in the year 1992 as Vels College of Pharmacy and had grown by introducing undergraduate, post graduate and Doctoral programmes in Pharmacy. In the year 2008, the college was added as a member institution to Vels Institute of Science Technology and Advanced Studies (VISTAS), DEEMED TO BE UNIVERSITY ESTD U/S 3 OF THE UGC ACT, 1956. The School of Pharmaceutical Sciences provides excellent infrastructural facilities to carry out research on par with International standards. The Programmes offered by the school are duly approved by  AICTE/ UGC/PCI. The School undertakes collaborative research projects with various organizations and hospitals. Campus Interviews are conducted regularly for providing better placement for the students. The School is equipped with the State-of-the-Art laboratories, computers and a treasure trove of books. The B.Pharm degree run in this institution is duly accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA).

It also has an approved Institutional Animal Ethics Committee framed as per the guidelines of the Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA) and a well-established Animal Room to cater to the experimental needs. The duly constituted Human Ethics Committee strictly follows the guidelines prescribed by ICMR and facilitates  research involving human subjects. The School also runs a generic medicine store which provides the drugs at subsidized cost under Pradhan MantriJanaushadhiPariyojana (PMBJP) scheme.

Vision & Mission

Vision

Evolving the School into a Center of Academic and Research Excellence in Pharmaceutical Education.

Mission

  • PHARMACEUTICAL CARE: To meet societal needs for safe and effective drug therapy by imparting advanced knowledge, aptitude and skills.
  • QUALITY EDUCATION: To provide quality education that effectively integrates outcome-based, self-learning strategies and leadership skills through practice and research. 
  • MORAL AND ETHICAL VALUES: To inculcate core ethical values and enable the graduates to reflect human values in the health sector.

List of Programmes

  • B.Pharmacy-4 Yrs, 
  • Pharm.D-6 Yrs, 
  • Pharm.D (Post Baccarulate) -3Yrs, 
  • B.Pharm (Practice) 2 Yrs
  • M.Pharmacy –Pharmaceutics 2 Yrs
  • M.Pharmacy –Pharmaceutical Analysis 2 Yrs
  • M.Pharmacy –Pharmacy Practice 2 Yrs,
  • Ph.D in Pharmacy-3 Yrs (F.T)/ 4 Yrs (P.T)

Faculty-Student Ratio

  • B.Pharm 11:1 
  • Pharm D 9:1 
  • B.Pharm 3:1 
  • B.Pharm Practice 10:1 
  • M.Pharm 5:1

Facilities

  • HPLC with UV VIS Detector
  • Physiograph
  • 6 jar dissolution apparatus
  • 10 station rotary tablet punching machine
  • Brookfield viscometer
  • HPLC with PDA detector
  • Cooling centrifuge
  • Automated HPLC
  • HPTLC with all accessories
  • Gas liquid chromatograph
  • DSC
  • FTIR
  • Small centrifuge of different specifications
  • COS Incubator
  • Gel Doc Scanner
  • Lyophilizer
  • Deep freezer
  • Dissolution 8000
  • Micromedex Database

Program Educational Objectives(PEO)

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES(PEO)

  • PEO1: To provide graduates with profound knowledge in various fields of Pharmaceutical Sciences according to the needs of Pharmaceutical industry, community and Hospital Pharmacy with necessary skillset.
  • PEO2: Display practical knowledge, identify and find solutions on research problems related tothe latest trends in communication technology such as cognitive radio, Software defined systems and Software controlled systems, etc.
  • PEO3: The philosophy of the institute is to prepare students to excel in postgraduate programmes and also to succeed in Pharmaceutical industry or in the profession wherever the student chose through innovative teaching methodologies that engage students in self learning.
  • PEO4: Graduates will be prepared to become better communicators and leaders of Pharma and health sectors with ethical attitude, effective communication skills, teamwork skills, multidisciplinary approach, and an ability to relate issues in Pharmaceutical Sciences to a broader social context.
  • PEO5: Graduates will be equipped with integrity and ethical values and update their knowledge by organizing/attending the workshops, seminars and conferences at National and International level.
  • PEO6: Graduates of the program will be able to evaluate pros and cons, benefits and deficiencies of the matter they studied in pharmaceutical technology and ideology they observed in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Program Outcome (PO)

PROGRAM OUTCOME (PO)

PO1: Pharmacy Knowledge: Possess knowledge and comprehension of the core and basic knowledge associated with the profession of pharmacy, including biomedical sciences; pharmaceutical sciences; behavioral, social, and administrative pharmacy sciences; and manufacturing practices.
PO2: Planning Abilities: Demonstrate effective planning abilities including time management, resource management, delegation skills and organizational skills. Develop and implement plans and organize work to meet deadlines.
PO3: Problem analysis: Utilize the principles of scientific enquiry, thinking analytically, clearly and critically, while solving problems and making decisions during daily practice. Find, analyze, evaluate and apply information systematically and shall make defensible decisions.
PO4: Modern tool usage: Learn, select, and apply appropriate methods and procedures, resources, and modern pharmacy-related computing tools with an understanding of the limitations.
PO5: Leadership skills: Understand and consider the human reaction to change, motivation issues, leadership and team-building when planning changes required for fulfillment of practice, professional and societal responsibilities. Assume participatory roles as responsible citizens or leadership roles when appropriate to facilitate improvement in health and wellbeing.
PO6: Professional Identity: Understand, analyze and communicate the value of their professional roles in society (e.g. health care professionals, promoters of health, educators, managers, employers, employees).
PO7: Pharmaceutical Ethics: Honour personal values and apply ethical principles in professional and social contexts. Demonstrate behavior that recognizes cultural and personal variability in values, communication and lifestyles. Use ethical frameworks; apply ethical principles while making decisions and take responsibility for the outcomes associated with the decisions.
PO8: Communication: Communicate effectively with the pharmacy community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports, make effective presentations and documentation, and give and receive clear instructions.
PO9: The Pharmacist and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety and legal issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional pharmacy practice.
PO10: Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional pharmacy solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
PO11: Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change. Self-assess and use feedback effectively from others to identify learning needs and to satisfy these needs on an ongoing basis.

Programme Specific Outcome(PSO)

PROGRAMME SPECIFIC OUTCOME (PSO)

PSO1: To develop the knowledge in technical or professional careers in various pharmaceutical industry and/ or institute and /or Health care system through excellent real time exposure to rigorous education.
PSO2: To apply the skills of manufacturing, formulation/preparation and quality control of various pharmaceutical preparations.
PSO3: To design the modern tools to integrate health care systems, design an effective product with commercial advantage and societal benefit, perform risk analysis and become entrepreneur.

Board Of Studies

BOARD OF STUDIES

S.NO NAME  AFFILIATION ROLE
Dr.P.Shanmugasundaram School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117 Chairman
Dr.S.Jayakumari Professor and Head Department of Pharmacognosy School of Pharmaceutical

Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Expert Member-Pharmacognosy
Dr. S. Sathesh Kumar Professor and Head, Departmentof Pharmaceutics

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Expert Member-

Pharmaceutics

Dr. M.VijeyAanandhi Professor and Head, Department ofPharmaceutical chemistry and Analysis School ofPharmaceutical

Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Expert Member-Pharmacetical Chemistry &Analysis
Dr. S.Santhosh Kumar Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacology

School of Pharmaceutical

Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Expert Member-Pharmacology
Dr.T.S.Shanmugarajan Professor,

Department of Pharmaceutics School of Pharmaceutical

Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Expert Member-Pharmaceutical Microbiology
Mr.M.Ashok Kumar Department of Pharmacy Practice

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Expert Member-Pharmacy Practice
Dr.A.Vijayalakshmmi Department of Pharmacognosy School of Pharmaceutical

Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Expert Member-Pharmacognosy
Mr.I.Somasundaram Department of Pharmaceutics

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Expert Member-

Pharmaceutic

Mrs. V.Jayashree Department of Pharmacology School of Pharmaceutical

Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Expert Member-Pharmacology
SUBJECT EXPERTS
Mr.C.Venkatasubramaniyan Senior Scientist,Formulation Development, Par Formulations Pvt. Ltd.,Kelambakkam, Chennai Expert(Industry)
Dr.R.Sundhararajan Professor and Principal

M.S.A.J College of Pharmacy, Sholinganallur.

Expert(Academic)
Dr;B.V.NagarjunaYadav Assistant Professor

VishwaBharathiCollege’of

Pharm.Sci., Perecherla, Guntur,

Andhra Pradesh-.522005

Alumni

Course Outcomes

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES [PEO’S]

PEO1:  To inculcate basic knowledge, comprehensive skills with continuous enrichment of theoretical& practical knowledge of national & international standardsin the field of pharmaceutical sciences

PEO2: To provide hands on training in the field of Clinical, Hospital & Community pharmacy with adequate knowledge on Laws & Regulations pertinent to the Profession of Pharmacy..

PEO3: To incorporate knowledge and skills with clinical research to promote health care and pharmaceutical care.

PEO4: To infuse professional responsibilities and ethical standards among the students to render healthcare service to the mankind and society and to inculcate leadership capabilities as member of health care team.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES [PO’S]

PO1: Pharmaceutical & Clinical Knowledge]: Graduate will acquire knowledge in the field of pharmaceutical sciences and will effectively involve in the drug discovery, development, distribution, sale and safe use of medicines and assist in the development of policies for drug use.

PO2: Clinical Problem Analysis]: Graduates will apply quality principles of pharmacy practice to promote evidence- based practice by streamlining management plans for preventive healthcare and promote cost effective therapy without compromising quality of treatment of individual patients and populations.

PO3: Ethics & Life Long Learning]: Graduates will be composed enough to deal with patients behavior and participates in social activity and address future challenges through lifelong learning in wider context of growing research and technological change with ethical principles, responsibilities and norms of the pharmacy practice.

PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOME [PSO’S]

PSO1: Students elucidate patient care in performing medication counseling, medication history, medication chart review, drugs and poison information and interpretations of Clinical laboratory data which impacts on Pharmacotherapy

PSO2: Students assist physician to analyze and provide solution for the critical cases in hospitals/Clinics for improved therapy outcome and better patient compliance

Semester – I

Course code Name of the course No. of

hours

Tuto

rial

Credit

points

BP101T Human Anatomy and Physiology I– Theory 3 1 4
BP102T Pharmaceutical Analysis I – Theory 3 1 4
BP103T Pharmaceutics I – Theory 3 1 4
BP104T Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry –

Theory

3 1 4
BP105T Communication skills – Theory * 2 2
BP106RBT BP106RMT Remedial Biology/

Remedial Mathematics – Theory*

2 2
BP107P Human Anatomy and Physiology –

Practical

4 2
BP108P Pharmaceutical Analysis I – Practical 4 2
BP109P Pharmaceutics I – Practical 4 2
BP110P Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry –

Practical

4 2
BP111P Communication skills – Practical* 2 1
BP112RBP Remedial Biology – Practical* 2 1
Total 32/34/36 4 27/29/30

 

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Semester – II

Course

Code

Name of the course No. of

hours

Tutorial Credit

points

BP201T Human Anatomy and Physiology II – Theory 3 1 4
BP202T Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I – Theory 3 1 4
BP203T Biochemistry – Theory 3 1 4
BP204T Pathophysiology – Theory 3 1 4
BP205T Computer Applications in Pharmacy – Theory * 3 3
BP206T Environmental sciences – Theory * 3 3
BP207P Human Anatomy and Physiology II –Practical 4 2
BP208P Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I– Practical 4 2
BP209P Biochemistry – Practical 4 2
BP210P Computer Applications in Pharmacy – Practical* 2 1
Total 32 4 29

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Semester – III

Course

code

Name of the course No. of

hours

Tutorial Credit

points

BP301T Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II – Theory 3 1 4
BP302T Physical Pharmaceutics I – Theory 3 1 4
BP303T Pharmaceutical Microbiology – Theory 3 1 4
BP304T Pharmaceutical Engineering – Theory 3 1 4
BP305P Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II – Practical 4 2
BP306P Physical Pharmaceutics I – Practical 4 2
BP307P Pharmaceutical Microbiology – Practical 4 2
BP 308P Pharmaceutical Engineering –Practical 4 2
Total 28 4 24

 

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Semester – IV

Course

code

Name of the course No. of

hours

Tutorial Credit

points

BP401T Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry III– Theory 3 1 4
BP402T Medicinal Chemistry I – Theory 3 1 4
BP403T Physical Pharmaceutics II – Theory 3 1 4
BP404T Pharmacology I – Theory 3 1 4
BP405T Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry I– Theory 3 1 4
BP406P Medicinal Chemistry I – Practical 4 2
BP407P Physical Pharmaceutics II – Practical 4 2
BP408P Pharmacology I – Practical 4 2
BP409P Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry I – Practical 4 2
Total 31 5 28

 

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Semester – V

Course

code

Name of the course No. of

hours

Tutorial Credit

points

BP501T Medicinal Chemistry II – Theory 3 1 4
BP502T Industrial PharmacyI– Theory 3 1 4
BP503T Pharmacology II – Theory 3 1 4
BP504T Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry II– Theory 3 1 4
BP505T Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence – Theory 3 1 4
BP506P Industrial PharmacyI – Practical 4 2
BP507P Pharmacology II – Practical 4 2
BP508P Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry II –

Practical

4 2
Total 27 5 26

 

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Semester – VI

Course

code

Name of the course No. of

hours

Tutorial Credit

points

BP601T Medicinal Chemistry III – Theory 3 1 4
BP602T Pharmacology III – Theory 3 1 4
BP603T Herbal Drug Technology – Theory 3 1 4
BP604T Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics –

Theory

3 1 4
BP605T Pharmaceutical Biotechnology – Theory 3 1 4
BP606T Quality Assurance –Theory 3 1 4
BP607P Medicinal chemistry III – Practical 4 2
BP608P Pharmacology III – Practical 4 2
BP609P Herbal Drug Technology – Practical 4 2
Total 30 6 30

 

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Semester – VII

Course

code

Name of the course No. of

hours

Tutorial Credit

points

BP701T Instrumental Methods of Analysis – Theory 3 1 4
BP702T Industrial PharmacyII – Theory 3 1 4
BP703T Pharmacy Practice – Theory 3 1 4
BP704T Novel Drug Delivery System – Theory 3 1 4
BP705P Instrumental Methods of Analysis – Practical 4 2
BP706PS Practice School* 12 6
Total 28 5 24

 

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Semester – VIII

Course

code

Name of the course No. of

hours

Tutorial Credit

points

BP801T Biostatistics and Research Methodology 3 1 4
BP802T Social and Preventive Pharmacy 3 1 4
BP803ET Pharma Marketing Management  

3 + 3 =

6

 

1 + 1 = 2

 

4 + 4 =

8

BP804ET Pharmaceutical Regulatory Science
BP805ET Pharmacovigilance
BP806ET Quality Control and Standardization of Herbals
BP807ET Computer Aided Drug Design
BP808ET Cell and Molecular Biology
BP809ET Cosmetic Science
BP810ET Experimental Pharmacology
BP811ET Advanced Instrumentation Techniques
BP812ET Dietary Supplements and Nutraceuticals
BP813PW Project Work 12 6
Total 24 4 22

 

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Program Educational Objectives [PEO’S]

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES [PEO’S]

  • PEO1: To inculcate basic knowledge, comprehensive skills with continuous enrichment of theoretical knowledge in the field of pharmaceutical sciences
  • PEO2: To provide hands on training in the field of Clinical, Hospital & Community pharmacy with adequate knowledge on Laws & Regulations pertinent to the Profession of Pharmacy.
  • PEO3: To incorporate knowledge and skills with clinical activities to promote health care and pharmaceutical care.
  • PEO4: To infuse professional responsibilities and ethical standards among the students to render healthcare service to the mankind and society and to inculcate leadership capabilities as member of health care team.

Program Outcomes [PO’S]

PROGRAM OUTCOMES [PO’S]

  • PO1 [Pharmaceutical Knowledge]: Graduate will acquire knowledge in the field of pharmaceutical sciences and will effectively involve in the drug discovery, development, distribution, sale and safe use of medicines and assist in the development of policies for drug use.
  • PO2 [Clinical Problem Analysis]: Graduates will apply quality principles of pharmacy practice to promote evidence- based practice by streamlining management plans for preventive healthcare and promote cost effective therapy without compromising quality of treatment of individual patients and populations.
  • PO3 [Ethics & Life Long Learning]: Graduates will be composed enough to deal with patients behavior and participates in social activity and address future challenges through lifelong learning in wider context of growing research and technological change with ethical principles, responsibilities and norms of the pharmacy practice.

Program Specific Outcome[PSO’S]

PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOME [PSO’S]

  • Students elucidate patient care in performing medication counseling, medication history, medication chart review and interpretations of Clinical laboratory datawhich impacts on Pharmacotherapy
  • Students work with healthcare team to analyze and provide solution for the critical cases in hospitals/Clinics for improved therapy outcome and better patient compliance.

Board Of Studies

Board Of Studies

S.NO NAME AFFILIATION ROLE
1. Dr.P.Shanmugasundaram School of

Pharmaceutical Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Chairman
2. Dr.S.Jayakumari Professor and Head Department of Pharmacognosy School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, VISTAS,

Chennai-117

Expert Member- Pharmacognosy
3. Dr. S. Sathesh Kumar Professor and Head, Departmentof Pharmaceutics

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, VISTAS,

Chennai-117

Expert Member- Pharmaceutics
4. Dr. M.VijeyAanandhi Professor and Head, Department ofPharmaceutical chemistry and Analysis School ofPharmaceutical Sciences, VISTAS,

Chennai-117

Expert Member- Pharmacetical Chemistry &Analysis
5. Dr. S.Santhosh Kumar Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacology

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, VISTAS,

Chennai-117

Expert Member- Pharmacology
6. Dr.T.S.Shanmugarajan Professor, Department of

Pharmaceutics School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, VISTAS,

Chennai-117

Expert Member- Pharmaceutical Microbiology
7. Mr.M.Ashok Kumar Department of Pharmacy Practice

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, VISTAS,

Chennai-117

Expert Member- Pharmacy Practice
8. Dr.A.Vijayalakshmmi Department of PharmacognosySchool of Pharmaceutical

Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Expert Member- Pharmacognosy
9. Mr.I.Somasundaram Department of Pharmaceutics

School of Pharmaceutical

Expert Member- Pharmaceutic

 

Sciences, VISTAS,

Chennai-117

10. Mrs. V.Jayashree Department of Pharmacology School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, VISTAS,

Chennai-117

Expert Member- Pharmacology
SUBJECT EXPERTS
11. Mr.C.Venkatasubramaniyan Senior Scientist,Formulation Development, Par Formulations Pvt.

Ltd.,Kelambakkam, Chennai

Expert(Industry)
12. Dr.R.Sundhararajan Professor and Principal

M.S.A.J College of Pharmacy, Sholinganallur.

Expert(Academic)
13. Mr.M.Shivanandhaperumal Tetiary Sles Executive, Sun Pharma, ¾ Old Tower Block Street, Extension,

Nandanam, Chennai- 600035

Alumni

 

I Year – Pathophysiology And Pharmacotherapeutics – I

17PCBPP11                        PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPEUTICS – I

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to

  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of the respective system
  • Understand the disease process
  • Know the signs and symptoms of the disease.
  • Appreciate the various therapeutic regimens with their advantages and disadvantages.

Detailed Syllabus and Lecture Schedules

  • Introduction to pathophysiology and therapeutics – scope and objectives 1 hr
  • Prescribing guidelines (Drug and dosage selection and dose calculation) for 4 hrs

a) Pediatrics
b)Geriatrics
c)Pregnant and breast feeding women
d)Renally and hepatically challenged patients

  • Elements of anatomy, etiopathogenesis, diagnostic techniques, clinical manifestations and pharmacotherapeutics of diseases associated with Cardiovascular System 15 hrs
    a) Hypertension
    b)Ischemic Heart diseases (Angina and Myocardial Infarction)
    c)Hyperlipidemia
    d)Congestive Heart Failure
    e)Arrhythmias
  • Elements of anatomy, Etiopathogenesis, diagnostic techniques, clinical manifestations and pharmacotherapeutics of diseases associated with Respiratory System 12 hrs
    a)Asthma
    b)COPD
    c)Drug induced pulmonary diseases
  • Elements of anatomy Etiopathogenesis, diagnostic techniques, clinical manifestations and pharmacotherapeutics of diseases associated with Endocrine System 8 hrs
    a)Diabetes.
    b)Thyroid diseases

COURSE OUTCOME:

At the end of the course, the student will be able to
CO1 Understand the anatomy and physiology of the respective system CO2 Understand the disease process
CO3 Know the signs and symptoms of the disease.
CO4 Appreciate the various therapeutic regimens with their advantages and disadvantages.
CO5 Various therapeutic regimens with their advantages and disadvantages.

REFERENCES:

  • Text Books
    Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics – Roger and Walker, Churchill Livingstone publication.
    Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic approach – Joseph T. Dipiro et al. Appleton & Lange.
  • Reference Books
    Pathologic basis of disease – Robins SL, W.B.Saunderspublication.
    Pathology and therapeutics for Pharmacists: A Basis for Clinical Pharmacy Practice – Green and Harris, Chapman and Hallpublication.
    Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics – Eric T. Herfindal, Williams and Wilkins Publication.
    Applied Therapeutics:The clinical Use of Drugs. Lloyd Young and Koda-KimbleMA
    Avery’s Drug Treatment, 4th Edn, 1997, Adis InternationalLimited.

Pathophysiology And Pharmacotherapeutics – II

17PCBPP12                    PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPEUTICS – II

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to

  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of respective system
  • Understand the disease process
  • Know the signs and symptoms of the disease.
  • Appreciate the various therapeutic regimens with their advantages and disadvantages.

Detailed Syllabus and Lecture Schedules

  • Elements of anatomy, Etiopathogenesis, diagnostic techniques, clinical manifestations and pharmacotherapeutics of diseases associated with CNS 18 hr
    1) Anxiety
    2) Depression
    3) Schizophrenia,
    4) Manic depressive disorders
    5) Epilepsy,
    6) Parkinson’s disease,
    7) Headaches
  • Elements of anatomy, Etiopathogenesis, diagnostic techniques, clinical manifestations and pharmacotherapeutics of diseases associated with GI Disorders 10 hrs
    1) Dyspepsia,
    2) Acid Pepsin Disease,
    3) Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
    4) Liver disorders- Hepatitis, Gall stones, Alcoholic Liver Disease.
  • Elements of anatomy, etiopathogenesis, clinical manifestations and pharmacotherapeutics of diseases associated with hematological System – 12 hrs
    a) Erythropoietic system – Over view, Iron deficiency anemia, Megaloblastic anemia, Sideroblastic anemia, Hemolytic anemia, Venous Thromboembolism, Arterial Thromboembolism, Drug induced blood disorders.

COURSE OUTCOME:

At the end of the course, the student will be able to
CO1 Understand the anatomy and physiology of the respective system

CO2 Understand the disease process

CO3 Know the signs and symptoms of the disease.

CO4 Appreciate the various therapeutic regimens with their advantages and disadvantages.

CO5 Various therapeutic regimens with their advantages and disadvantages

REFERENCES:

  • Text Books
    Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics – Roger and Walker, Churchill Livingstone publication.
    Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic approach – Joseph T. Dipiro et al. Appleton & Lange.
  • Reference Books
    Pathologic basis of disease – Robins SL, W.B.Saunderspublication.
    Pathology and therapeutics for Pharmacists: A Basis for Clinical Pharmacy Practice – Green and Harris, Chapman and Hallpublication.
    Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics – Eric T. Herfindal, Williams and Wilkins Publication.
    Applied Therapeutics:The clinical Use of Drugs. Lloyd Young and Koda-KimbleMA Avery’s Drug Treatment, 4th Edn, 1997, Adis InternationalLimited.

Pharmacy Practice I

17PCBPP13                         PHARMACY PRACTICE I

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to

  • Understand the professional roles of pharmacists in community, hospital and clinical pharmacy areas.
  • Understand the professional responsibilities of the pharmacists.
  • Provide the intended services.

Detailed Syllabus and Lecture Schedules

Introduction to Pharmacy Practice – Definition, patient focused approach, scope/areas of practice 1 hour

  • Introduction to Clinical Pharmacy                                                      03Hrs
    a) Definition, Scope, Objectives of Clinical Pharmacy Practice
    b) International v/s National scenario
    c) Professional responsibilities of Clinical Pharmacists.
  • Clinical Pharmacy daily activities                                                           08 hrs
    a) Definition, objectives and procedures of
    b) Ward round participation
    c) Treatment chart review
    d) Drug information
    e) Patient counseling
    f) ADR monitoring and reporting
    g) Therapeutic drug monitoring.
    h) Home Medication Review
    i) Patient Data analysis
  • Patient case history, drug therapy evaluation, identification and resolving of drug related problems.
  • Practice Management : 08 hrs
    a) Professional practice standards – Good Pharmacy Practice – in detail including Good storage
    practice, good dispensing practices, etc. (national and international scenario) (for both community and hospital pharmacy)
    b) Pharmacy Practice Regulations (PCI), Code of Ethics for Pharmacists
    c) SOPs, writing SOPs, Documentation, writing various record formats for community and  hospital pharmacy, validation of various processes in Hospital & Community Pharmacy.

d)Concept of Accreditation of Pharmacies

e)Validation concepts & instruments for community pharmacy and hospital pharmacy
f)Concept of Audits in community and hospital pharmacy

  • Hospital and Hospital Pharmacy Organisation                              06 Hrs
    a) Definition of Hospital, Hospital Pharmacy, Organizational Structure of Hospital, Hospital Pharmacy, professional roles and responsibilities of hospital pharmacist.
    b) Advantages, need and disadvantages/risks of Hospitalization. Nosocomial infections/HAI
    – worldwide scenario, statistics/prevalence, dangers, precautions to take. Problems related to hospitals, high risk environment.
    c) International scenario vs Indian Scenario of Hospital Pharmacy Practice.
    d) Hospital Pharmacy Practice – Requirements for functioning of hospital pharmacy, Qualification and experience requirements for pharmacists, work load statistics.
    e) Standards of Pharmacies in hospitals
  • Drug Committees                                                                                         04 Hrs
    a) Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Hospital Formulary, Infection Control committee, Institutional Review Board.
  • Community Pharmacy                                                                                08 hrs
    a) Definition, scope and professional responsibilities of community pharmacist.
    b) International scenario vs Indian Scenario of Community Pharmacy Practice
    c) Pharmacy Assistant/Technician/Salesperson – roles and responsibilities,
    d) Community pharmacist’s services to other health care professionals, and to nursing homes
    e) Community Pharmacy Management 04 hrs Selection of site, legal requirements, procurement, storage, and inventory control, product display, finance management.

COURSE OUTCOME:

At the end of the course, the student will be able to
CO1 Explain the elements of pharmaceutical care and provide comprehensive patient care services

CO2 Interpret the laboratory results to aid the clinical diagnosis of various disorders

CO3 Able to know the professional activates of hospital pharmacy

CO4 Able peform the assigned role in different committes of the Hospitals

CO5 Demonstrate knowledge of the business and professional practice management skills in community pharmacies.

REFERENCES:

  • Practice Standardsand Definitions – The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia.
  • Basic skills in interpreting laboratory data – Scott LT, American Society of Health System PharmacistsInc.
  • Biopharmaceutics and Applied Pharmacokinetics – Leon Shargel, Prentice Hall publication.
  • A text book of Clinical Pharmacy Practice; Essential concepts and skills, Dr.G.Parthasarathi etal, Orient Orient Langram Pvt.Ltd.ISSBN8125026
  • Hospital pharmacy by William .E. Hassan
  • A text book of Hospital Pharmacyby S.H.Merchant & Dr. J.S. Qadry. Revised by R.K.Goyal & R.K.Parikh
  • Pharmaceutical statistics- practical and clinical applications, Sanford Bolton 3rd edition, publisher Marcel Dekker Inc.NewYork.
  • Drug Information- A Guide for Pharmacists, Patrick M Malone, Karen L Kier, JohnE Stanovich , 3rd edition, McGraw Hill Publications2006

Pharmacy Practice II

17PCBPP14                              PHARMACY PRACTICE II

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to

  • Understand the professional roles of pharmacists in community, hospital and clinical pharmacy areas.
  • Understand the professional responsibilities of the pharmacists.
  • Provide the intended services.

1. )  Hospital Pharmacy Stores Management                                   04 hrs

  • Stores Management, Drug Purchase and Procurement, Inventory Control and GPP. Management of
    Material and Finance.

2) Drug Dispensing and Drug Distribution                                      08 hrs

  • Drug distribution – various methods, individual order method, Floor Stock Method, Unit Dose Drug
    Distribution Method, Drug basket method, Distribution to ICCU/ICU/Emergency wards,
    Automated
    drug dispensing systems and devices , Distribution of Narcotic and Psychotropic substances
    , GPP associated with all these.

3) Central Sterile Supply Services                                                        02 hrs
4)Prescription and prescription handling                                        05 hrs

  • Definition, Parts of prescriptions, good prescribing practices, legality of prescriptions, identification of drug related problems in prescriptions.
  • Prescription handling, labeling of dispensed medications (Main label, Ancillary label, pictograms),
    Medication usage instructions.
  • Good dispensing practices
  • Drug Interactions (Drug-Drug, Drug-Food, Drug-Lab investigations) – types, interpretation and
    detection, prevention, Practice on market prescriptions, Use of drug interaction software’s.
  • PPIs – (Patient Package Insert) – Basic concept, Importance and beneficial use of PPIs.
    Scenario
    in India and other countries.

5) Pharmaceutical Care                                     02 hrs
Definition, principles and procedures of pharmaceutical care

6) Patient Counseling                                         04 hrs
Definition, various stages of patient counseling, barriers in counseling and strategies to overcome
barriers in patient counseling. Patient information leaflets- definition, layout and design of PILs.

7) Health Screening Services                           04 hrs
Definition, scope, and uses of health screening services, procedures involved in screening blood
pressure, capillary blood glucose, body mass index

8) Interpretation of laboratory data              10 hrs

  • Haematological, Liver function, Renal function, thyroid function tests
  • Tests associated with cardiac disorders
  • Fluid and electrolyte balance
  • Microbiological culture sensitivity tests
  • Pulmonary Function Tests

COURSE OUTCOME:
At the end of the course, the student will be able to
CO1 Able to manage pharmacy stores and perform ABC Analysis to maintain inventory in hospital pharmacy.

CO2 Peform and analyse prescriptiopn auditing and follow good disepensing practices

CO3 Analyze the practice involved in Clinical Pharmacy Services including clinical discussion

CO4 Able to peform health screen services for the patient approaching hospitals

CO5 Interpret the laboratory results to aid the clinical diagnosis of various disorders

REFERENCES:

Practice Standardsand Definitions – The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia.
Basic skills in interpreting laboratory data – Scott LT, American Society of Health System PharmacistsInc.
Biopharmaceutics and Applied Pharmacokinetics – Leon Shargel, Prentice Hall publication.
A text book of Clinical Pharmacy Practice; Essential concepts and skills, Dr.G.Parthasarathi etal, Orient Orient Langram Pvt.Ltd.ISSBN8125026
Hospital pharmacy by William .E. Hassan

A text book of Hospital Pharmacyby S.H.Merchant & Dr. J.S. Qadry. Revised by R.K.Goyal & R.K.Parikh
Pharmaceutical statistics- practical and clinical applications, Sanford Bolton 3rd edition, publisher Marcel Dekker Inc.NewYork.
Drug Information- A Guide for Pharmacists, Patrick M Malone, Karen L Kier, JohnE Stanovich , 3rd edition, McGraw Hill Publications2006

Social Pharmacy I

17PCBPP16                           SOCIAL PHARMACY I

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to

  • Understand the social responsibility of the pharmacists in the society
  • Understand the health policies
  • Provide health care services to patients.

Detailed syllabus and topics
1) Introduction to Social Pharmacy –        5 hrs

  • Definition and Scope – Introduction to Social Pharmacy as a discipline and its various concepts. Sociological Understanding of Health and Illness, Role of Pharmacist in Public Health 1hr
  • WHO Definition of health – various dimensions of health 1 hr
  • Introduction and broad overview of health systems, infrastructure, and functioning in India and other countries – both in Public and private sector. National health programmes in India – brief study of these and the role of pharmacist in each of these.

2) Drugs, Industry & Policies                              7 hrs

  • Drugs and developed countries, developing countries, GATT, patents, Patents Act.
  • Pharmaceutical Industry and its activities, Classification systems of drugs, Social marketing – brief
  • study of organizations and functioning like Medicines Sans Frontiers
  • Concept of RUM, WHO Essential Medicines, Irrational medicine use and its associated problems,
    etc., Evidence based medicine, STGs (Standard Treatment Guidelines)
  • National Drug Policy, National Health Policy, Pharmacy & Drug Ethics

3) Pharmacoeconomics – Definition, types of pharmacoeconomic models, consumption of drugs, pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement, Health Insurance                     3 hrs

4) Pharmacoepidemiology – Definition, scope, advantages and disadvantages.     3 hrs

5) Health Promotion and Health education    20 hrs

  • Epidemiology of Communicable Diseases : Causative agents and Clinical presentations and Role ofPharmacist in prevention of communicable diseases :
    i) Respiratory infections – chickenpox, measles, rubella, mumps, influenza (including Avian-Flu,H1N1), diphtheria, whooping cough, meningococcal meningitis, acute respiratory infections, tuberculosis
  • ii) Intestinal infections – poliomyelitis, viral hepatitis, cholera, acute diarrhoeal diseases, typhoid, food poisoning, amebiasis, worm infestationsArthropod-borne infections – dengue, malaria, filariasis and, chikungunya Zoonoses – rabies, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, plague, human salmonellosis, ricketsia diseases, taeniasis, hydatid disease, leishmaniasis
  • Surface infections – trachoma, tetanus, leprosy, STDs, HIV/AIDS
  • Emerging and reemerging infectious diseases.

COURSE OUTCOME:

At the end of the course, the student will be able to
CO1 Define social pharmacy, health, health system, infrastructure and functions in india and other countries

CO2 Describe drugs, industries, policies, concept of RUM, WHO essential medicines, irrational medicines, Evidence based medicines, STGs, national health policy and National drug policy.

CO3 Discuss in brief Pharmacoeconomics, consumption, types, pricing, reimbursement and health insurance.

CO4 Explain Pharmacoepidemiology and their scope, advantage and disadvantages.

CO5 Apply the knowledge to develop health promotion and health education for communicable diseases and Outline the study of causative agents and clinical presentations and role of pharmacist in prevention of communicable diseases.

REFERENCES:

Text books (Theory)
Social Pharmacy – Innovation and development edt. Geoff Harding, Sarah Nettleton and Kevin taylor.
The Pharmaceutical Press.
Text Book of Community Pharmacy Practice. RPSGB Publication

II Year – Pathophysiology And Pharmacotherapeutics – III

17PCBPP21 –   PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPEUTICS – III

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to

  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of the respective system
  • Understand the disease process
  • Know the signs and symptoms of the disease.
  • Appreciate the various therapeutic regimens with their advantages and disadvantages

Detailed syllabus and Lecture wise schedules
1) Infectious diseases:                         25 hrs

  • Guidelines for the rational use of antibiotics and surgical Prophylaxis.
  • Pathophysiology and Pharmacotherapeutics of Tuberculosis, Meningitis, Respiratory tract infections, Gastroenteritis, Endocarditis, Septicemia, Urinary tract infections, Protozoal infection- Malaria, HIV & Opportunistic infections, Fungal infections, Viral infections, Gonarrhoea and Syphillis

2) Musculoskeletal disorders           08 Hrs

  • Basics of Anatomy and physiology of musculoskeletal system.
  • Pathophysiology and Pharmacotherapeutics of Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Gout, Spondylitis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

3) Renal system 07 Hrs

  • Basics of anatomy and physiology of Renal system
  • Pathophysiology and pharmacotherapeutics of Acute Renal Failure, Chronic Renal Failure, Renal Dialysis, Drug induced renal disorders

COURSE OUTCOME:

At the end of the course, the student will be able to
CO 1 : Chart the rational use of antibiotics and surgical prophylaxis

CO2 : Explain the pathophysiology and pharmacotherapeutics of infectious disease

CO3: Discuss the basics of anatomy and physiology of musculo skeletal system

CO4: Explain the pathophysiology and pharmacotherapeutics of certain muslo skeletal disorders

CO5: Explain the basics of anatomy and physiology of renal system and elaborate the
pharmacotherapeutics of renal disorders.

REFERENCES:

Text Books

  • Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics – Roger and Walker, Churchill Livingstone publication.
  • Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic approach – Joseph T. Dipiro et al. Appleton & Lange.

Reference Books

  • Pathologic basis of disease – Robins SL, W.B.Saunderspublication.
  • Pathology and therapeutics for Pharmacists: A Basis for Clinical Pharmacy Practice – Green and Harris, Chapman and Hallpublication.
  • Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics – Eric T. Herfindal, Williams and Wilkins Publication.
  • Applied Therapeutics:The clinical Use of Drugs. Lloyd Young and Koda-KimbleMA
  • Avery’s Drug Treatment, 4th Edn, 1997, Adis InternationalLimited.

Pathophysiology And Pharmacotherapeutics – IV

17PCBPP22                      PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPEUTICS – IV

Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to :

  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of the respective system
  • Understand the disease process
  • Know the signs and symptoms of the disease.
  • Appreciate the various therapeutic regimens with their advantages and disadvantages

Detailed Syllabus and Lecture Wise Program
1) Oncology                     15 Hrs

  • Basic principles of Cancer therapy,
  • General introduction to cancer chemotherapeutic agents, Chemotherapy of breast cancer, leukemia.
  • Management of chemotherapy induced nausea and emesis

2)Dermatology                7 Hrs

  • Pathophysiology and Pharmacotherapeutics of Psoriasis, Scabies, Eczema, Impetigo

3) Women’s Health     10 Hrs

  • Physiology of Menstrual Cycle
  • Contraception – Physical Methods, Chemical Methods, IUDs, and Permanent methods.
  • Disorders related to Menstrual Cycle – Polycystic ovary Syndrome, Dysmenorrhea, Premenstrual Syndrome.
  • Obstetric Drug Therapy – Trimesters of Pregnancy, Common complaints of Pregnancy and their management – nausea, vomiting, reflex esophagitis, Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension and
    Preeclampsia, FDA Categorisation of drugs in Pregnancy
  • Menopause – signs and symptoms and Management

4) Elements of anatomy and Physiology of Vision Etiopathogenesis, diagnostic techniques, clinical manifestations and pharmacotherapeutics of diseases associated with Eye such as

  • Glaucoma
  • Infectious ophthalmic diseases                                                                      8hrs

COURSE OUTCOME:

At the end of the course, the student will be able to
CO1 Identify the clinical signs and symptoms of selected disease states

CO2 Explain the pathophysiology of selected disease states

CO3 Justify the diagnosis arrived based on investigations ordered

CO4 Develop individualized therapeutic plans based on diagnosis

CO5 Identify the patient-specific parameters relevant in initiating drug therapy and monitoring therapy

REFERENCES:

Text Books

  • Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics – Roger and Walker, Churchill Livingstone publication.
  • Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic approach – Joseph T. Dipiro et al. Appleton & Lange.

Reference Books

  • Pathologic basis of disease – Robins SL, W.B.Saunderspublication.
  • Pathology and therapeutics for Pharmacists: A Basis for Clinical Pharmacy Practice – Green and Harris, Chapman and Hallpublication.
  • Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics – Eric T. Herfindal, Williams and Wilkins Publication.
  • Applied Therapeutics:The clinical Use of Drugs. Lloyd Young and Koda-KimbleMA
  • Avery’s Drug Treatment, 4th Edn, 1997, Adis InternationalLimited.

Pharmacy Practice III

17PCBPP23                PHARMACY PRACTICE III

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to

  • Understand the professional roles of pharmacists in community, hospital and clinical pharmacy areas.
  • Understand the professional responsibilities of the pharmacists.
  • Provide the intended services.

Detailed syllabus and Lecture wise program
1)Drugs and Poison Information         06 hrs

  • Introduction to drug information resources available
  • Systematic approach in answering DI queries
  • Critical evaluation of drug information and literature
  • Preparation of written and verbal reports
  • Establishing a Drug Information Centre
  • Poisons information- organization & information resources
  • Drug Information Bulletin

2) Pharmacovigilance                05 hrs

  • Scope, definition and aims of Pharmacovigilance
  • Adverse drug reactions – Classification, mechanism, predisposing factors, causality assessment [different scales used]
  • Reporting, evaluation, monitoring, preventing & management of ADRs
  • Role of pharmacist in management of ADR.

3)Medication Errors – classification, consequences, prevention, and role of Pharmacist.Dispensing errors, and ways to minimize them. 03 hrs

4)Medication adherence – Consequences on non-adherence, role of pharmacist methods to improve adherence, compliance aids 03 hrs

5)Communication skills – verbal, written, Body language              03 hrs

6)OTC medications – definition, need, and role of Pharmacist. OTC medications in India, counseling for OTC products. Self medication and role of pharmacist in promoting safe self-medication.                      02 hrs

7)Responding to symptoms/minor ailments 10 hrs Relevant pathophysiology, common non-pharmacological and OTC drug therapy, and referral to doctor – in :Pain, GI disturbances (Nausea, Vomiting, Dyspepsia, diarrhea, constipation), Worm infestations, Pyrexia, Ophthalmic symptoms, URT infections, skin disorders, oral and dental disorders.

8) Hospital supplies                                                                                                  7 hrs

  • Surgical items/supplies – catheters, syringes & needles, I.v. sets, Ryle’s tubes, Study of Woundmanagement, stoma and incontinence products, Surgical dressing like cotton, gauze, bandages and adhesive tapes,
  • sutures, ligatures,
  • patient care equipment – nebulizers, thermometers, .

9) Veterinary Pharmacy – introduction and Role of pharmacist in procurement and distribution of veterinary medicines      4 hrs

COURSE OUTCOME:

At the end of the course, the student will be able to
CO1 Describe the professional roles of pharmacists in community areas.

CO2 Explain the professional responsibilities of the pharmacists.

CO3 Discuss the intended services.

CO4 Describe the professional roles of pharmacists in hospital areas

CO5 Describe the professional roles of pharmacists in clinical pharmacy areas.

REFERENCES:

Practice Standardsand Definitions – The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia.
Basic skills in interpreting laboratory data – Scott LT, American Society of Health System PharmacistsInc.
Biopharmaceutics and Applied Pharmacokinetics – Leon Shargel, Prentice Hall publication.
A text book of Clinical Pharmacy Practice; Essential concepts and skills, Dr.G.Parthasarathi etal, Orient Orient Langram Pvt.Ltd.ISSBN8125026
Hospital pharmacy by William .E. Hassan

Pharmacy Practice IV

17PCBPP24                                    PHARMACY PRACTICE IV

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to

  • Understand the professional roles of pharmacists in community, hospital and clinical pharmacy areas.
  • Understand the professional responsibilities of the pharmacists.
  • Provide the intended services.

Detailed syllabus and lecture wise program

1) Health Accessories                  05 Hrs

  • Study and handling of various common health accessories handled in hospital and community pharmacy. Student should have working knowledge, uses and cautions in using these. (Wheel Chairs, Canes, Crutches, and other orthopedic aids, Bed Pans, Vaporizers, Syringes and Needles, Hot water Bottles, Clinical Thermometers, Trusses, First Aid Supplies, Family Medicine Cabinet, etc.

2) Medical gases – different gases and their use, coding and care of cylinders, delivery of gases to various parts of hospital, domiciliary oxygen services, and role of pharmacist                   03 hrs

3) I.V admixure services and role of Pharmacist   03 hrs

4) Total Parenteral Nutrition – Definition, composition and clinical use of TPN 02 hrs

5) Clinical Reseach –                                                           12 hrs

  • Introduction to Clinical trials Various phases of clinical trial.
  • Methods of post marketing surveillance Abbreviated New Drug Application submission Good Clinical Practice – ICH, GCP,
    – Central drug standard control organisation (CDSCO) guidelines, Schedule Y
    -Composition, responsibilities, procedures of IRB / IEC
  • Role and responsibilities of clinical trial personnel as per ICH GC
    Sponsor
    Investigators
    Clinical research associate
    Auditors
    Contract research coordinators
  • Regulatory authority
  • Designing of clinical study documents (protocol, CRF, ICF, PIC with assignment) Informed consent Process

6) Introduction to Biostatistics                                          03hrs

7) Research in pharmacy practice areas.

8) Continuing education for pharmacists                     01 hr

9) Compunding of Pharmaceuticals in the hospital/community pharmacy. Weights and measures, calculations involving percentage solutions, allegation, proof spirit, Isotonic solutions. Bulk compounding in hospitals, pre-packaging.             03Hr

10) Manufacturing of Pharmaceutical Formulations in hospital – various aspects, current status                      03 hrs

11) Radiopharmaceuticals – Handling and Packaging, clinical usage, and role of pharmacist                               02 hrs

12) Applications of IT and computers in pharmacy practice                                                                                                 02 hrs

13) Provision of cytotoxic chemotherapy, and various considerations/handling. Handling of cytotoxic waste and disposal. Pharmaceutical (Medicines and allied products) waste management in hospitals, community pharmacy, and the community and the role of the pharmacist.                                                                                                                                                                                                                               03 hrs

14) Medical Devices & I.V. pumps

15) Individualised medicines, Gene therapy, Genomics & proteomics, Biochips, biosensors and MEMS micro electro mechanical systems

COURSE OUTCOME:

At the end of the course, the student will be able to
CO1 Describethe professional roles of pharmacists in community areas.

CO2 Explain the professional responsibilities of the pharmacists.

CO3 Discuss the intended services.

CO4 Describe the professional roles of pharmacists in hospital areas

CO5 Describe the professional roles of pharmacists in clinical pharmacy areas.

REFERENCES:

  • Practice Standardsand Definitions – The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia.
  • Basic skills in interpreting laboratory data – Scott LT, American Society of Health System PharmacistsInc.
  • Biopharmaceutics and Applied Pharmacokinetics – Leon Shargel, Prentice Hall publication.
  • A text book of Clinical Pharmacy Practice; Essential concepts and skills, Dr.G.Parthasarathi etal, Orient Orient Langram Pvt.Ltd.ISSBN8125026
  • Hospital pharmacy by William .E. Hassan

Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence

17PCBPP25                       PHARMACEUTICAL JURISPRUDENCE

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course the student shall be able to

  • Understand various concepts of the pharmaceutical legislation in India
  • Know various rules drafted in Drug and Cosmetic Act, Pharmacy Act, NDPS Acts, relevant to pharmacy practice.
  • Know the Consumer Protection Act, PFA Act, DPCO,.
  • Understand the labeling requirements and packaging guidelines for drugs and cosmetics

Detailed syllabus and Lecture wise Program
1) A brief review of Pharmaceutical legislations.           01 hr

  • A Study of various pharmaceutical and related legislations with more emphasis on aspects relevant to community & hospital pharmacy practice in India. Study the aspects only from practical angle, with examples, case studies, etc :

2) Drugs and Cosmetics Act-1940 and Rules 1945 1       5 hrs

  • Duties & Responsibilities of Drug Inspectors, other officers, and obligations of the pharmacy to them
  • Brief about DTAB, DCC, Drug testing laboratories
  • Various drug licences for retail pharmacy, requirements to start a pharmacy/medical store, application forms, issue of licence, display of licences, duration of licences, laws related to stocking, handling and sale of drugs and devices
  • Various schedules under the Act & Rule – study in brief –those relevant to pharmacy practice
  • Labelling requirements of drugs – various aspects
  • Spurious, misbranded, adulterated, counterfeit drugs – various aspects related to this, how to recognize, role of the pharmacist
  • Import of drugs for personal use
  • Various documents to be maintained under the Act & Rules by a pharmacy
  • Storage requirements, handling expired goods
  • Various punishments under the Act
  • Practical study of Prescription and non-prescription drugs, market samples, examine for labeling, etc.
  • Laws relating to various traditional systems/ medicines approved in India
  • Banning of drugs

3)Pharmacy Act – 1948                                            03 hrs

4) Medicinal and Toilet Preparation Act-1955 04 hrs

5) Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act – 1985       04 hrs

6)Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisements) Act and Rules, 1954       02 hrs

7) Essential Commodities Act                                 02 hrs

8) Drugs Prices Control Order                               02hrs.

9)Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960  02 hrs

10)Consumer Protection Act , 1986                     02 hrs

11)Prevention of Food Adulteration Act & Rules, laws relating to Dietary Supplements, Food supplements, etc       02 Hrs

12) The Infant Milk Substitutes, Feeding Bottles and Infant Foods (Regulation of Production, Supply and Distribution) Amendment Act, 2003                                                                                                                                                                                                                          02 Hrs

COURSE OUTCOME:
At the end of the course, the student will be able to
CO.1 Defend Professional ethics

CO.2 Understood the various concepts of the Pharmaceutical Legislation in India.

CO.3 Justify the various parameters in the Drug and Cosmetic Act and rules.

CO.4 Explain the various concepts of Drug policy, DPCO, Patent and Designing act.

CO.5 Express about the salient features of different laws which have been prescribed by the Pharmacy Council of India from time to time including International Laws.

REFERENCES:

Text books (Theory)

  • Mithal , B M. Textbook of Forensic Pharmacy. Calcutta :National; 1988.

Reference books (Theory)

  • Singh, KK, editor. Beotra’s the Laws of Drugs, Medicines & cosmetics. Allahabad: Law Book House;1984.
  • Jain, NK. A Textbook of forensic pharmacy. Delhi: Vallabh prakashan ;1995.
  • Reports of the Pharmaceutical enquiryCommittee
  • I.D.M.A., Mumbai. DPCO1995
  • Various reports ofAmendments.
  • Deshapande, S.W. The drugs and magic remedies act 1954 and rules 1955. Mumbai: Susmit Publications;1998.
  • Eastern Book Company .The narcotic and psychotropic substances act 1985, Lucknow: Eastern;1987.

Social Pharmacy II

17PCBPP26                SOCIAL PHARMACY II

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to

  • Understand the social responsibility of the pharmacists in the society
  • Provide professional services to the patients.

Syllabus and lecture wise programme

A) Preventive care:

  • Vaccines, and immunizations – and Role of Pharmacist 2 hrs
  • Role of Pharmacist in Demography & Family Planning 2 hrs
  • Mother and child health, importance of breastfeeding, ill effects of formula foods and bottle feeding, and role of Pharmacist 4 hrs
  • Geriatrics and role of Pharmacist 1 hr
  • Effect of Environment on Health & Role of Pharmacist – Water pollution, safe supply of water. 1 hr
  • Occupational diseases/illnesses and Role of Pharmacist 1 hr
  • Mental Health and role of Pharmacist 1 hr
  • Psychosocial Pharmacy : Drugs of misuse and abuse – psychotropic and narcotics, and other pharmaceuticals and chemicals, tobacco and tobacco products,
  • alcohol. Social & psychosocial impact of these, role of pharmacist in reducing, preventing the menace. Tobacco cessation and role of pharmacist 3 hrs
  • Palliative/terminal care and role of pharmacist in handling psychosocial issues 3 hrs
  • Care for disabled and role of pharmacist in handling psychosocial issues 2 Hrs
  • Early intervention in hereditary diaseses, screening tests 1 hr

B) Nutrition and health : 20 Hrs

  • Basics of nutrition – Macronutrients and Micronutrients, fibre – importance, sources (Plant and animal origin),
    Calorific and nutritive values of various foods
  • Daily/recommended dietary allowance and functions of each. Balanced diets – for various individual groups. Nutrition deficiency diseases
  • Food as a medicine. Brief study of various concepts of Naturopathy.
  • Nutrition as per Ayurveda – Ayurvedic outlook to diets – as per prakruti, seasons, seasonal availability of foods, etc. Prakruti study in brief.
  • Wrong/improper foods and food habits, causes of various disease conditions, ill effects of wrong foods/fast foods, timed foods, etc – Western foods as well as Indian foods – reasons for wrong effects on body.
  • Basics of genetically modified foods – advantages, disadvantages
  • Effects of environment on foods, artificial ripening, hybridization, use of pesticides, adulteration, etc.
  • Nutrition/dietary recommendation for different disease conditions – e.g. diabetes, blood pressure, Hyperlipidemia, arthritis, renal disease, liver disease, allergies, etc.
  • Artificial sweeteners, zero calorie concept, glycemic index of foods
  • Dietary supplements, neutraceuticals, food supplements – legal standing, indications, rational use, benefits, ADRs, Drug Interactions, pharmacoeconomics.

C)First Aid Services in Community Pharmacy 10 hrs

COURSE OUTCOME:

At the end of the course, the student will be able to
CO1 Understand the social responsibility of the pharmacists in the society

CO2 Understand the first aid services to be provided in community pharmacy

CO3 Provide professional services to the patients

CO4 Provide patients/public education about health and precautions for staying healthy

CO5 Improve their professional image as a Pharmacist

REFERENCES:

Text books (Theory)
Social Pharmacy – Innovation and development edt. Geoff Harding, Sarah Nettleton and Kevin taylor.
The Pharmaceutical Press.
Text Book of Community Pharmacy Practice. RPSGB Publication

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEO)

  • PEO1: To provide graduates with profound knowledge in various fields of Pharmaceutical Sciences according to the needs of Pharmaceutical industry, community and Hospital Pharmacy with necessary skillset.
  • PEO2: Display practical knowledge, identify and find solutions on research problems related tothe latest trends in communication technology such as cognitive radio, Software defined systems and Software controlled systems, etc.
  • PEO3: The philosophy of the institute is to prepare students to excel in postgraduate programmes and also to succeed in Pharmaceutical industry or in the profession wherever the student chose through innovative teaching methodologies that engage students in self learning.
  • PEO4: Graduates will be prepared to become better communicators and leaders of Pharma and health sectors with ethical attitude, effective communication skills, teamwork skills, multidisciplinary approach, and an ability to relate issues in Pharmaceutical Sciences to a broader social context.
  • PEO5: Graduates will be equipped with integrity and ethical values and update their knowledge by organizing/attending the workshops, seminars and conferences at National and International level.
  • PEO6: Graduates of the program will be able to evaluate pros and cons, benefits and deficiencies of the matter they studied in pharmaceutical technology and ideology they observed in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Program Outcome (PO)

PROGRAM OUTCOME (PO)

  • Po1: Pharmaceutical Knowledge: Apply the knowledge of chemical and life sciences for discovery of various drugs for the treatment of wide range of health issues.
  • PO2: Problem Analysis: Categorize and analyse the pathophysiological conditions of various diseases and make use of principles involved in development of drugs from natural and synthetic sources.
  • PO3: Design/Development of solutions: Utilise the various resources from synthetic & natural origin and develop a lead molecule for the treatment of particular ailments with minimal side effects for the safety of public/environment.
  • PO4: Conduct investigations of complex problems: Make use of research based knowledge, research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data for the synthesis of novel drug molecules.
  • PO5: Modern tool Usage: Choose and apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern software tools including prediction and modelling of lead molecules with appropriate considerations of toxic effects.
  • PO6: The Pharmacist and society: Apply the drug information by the contextual knowledge to create awareness about health, safety and legal issues among the population and also for exercising the responsibilities relevant to the pharmacy profession.
  • PO7:Environment and sustainability: Summarize the impact of societal and environmental factors for development of novel drug molecules by make use of contextual knowledge to develop sustainable methodologies for designing of the drug molecules from natural sources.
  • PO8: Ethics: Apply ethical principles and work towards professional ethics and render the responsibilities as per the norms of pharmacy profession.
  • PO9: Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • PO10: Communication: Communicate effectively on emerging research topics among the students and academicians inorder to explore thrust research areas, design documentation, make effective presentations, give and receive clear instructions.
  • PO11: Project Management and finance: Illustrate knowledge and interpret the theoretical aspects of pharmaceutical management and apply these to one’s own work, as a member or a leader in a team, to handle the projects and in multi disciplinary environments.
  • PO12: Life-long learning: Recognize and utilize the advanced technological developments and adapt in the independent and lifelong learning within the broadest context.

Program Specific Outcome(PSO)

PROGRAMME SPECIFIC OUTCOME (PSO)

  • PSO1: To develop the knowledge in technical or professional careers in various pharmaceutical industry and/ or institute and /or Health care system through excellent real time exposure to rigorous education.
  • PSO2: To apply the skills of manufacturing, formulation/preparation and quality control of various pharmaceutical preparations.
  • PSO3: To design the modern tools to integrate health care systems, design an effective product with commercial advantage and societal benefit, perform risk analysis and become entrepreneur.

Board Of Studies

BOARD OF STUDIES

S.NO NAME  AFFILIATION ROLE
Dr.P.Shanmugasundaram School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117 Chairman
Dr.S.Jayakumari Professor and Head Department of Pharmacognosy School of Pharmaceutical

Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Expert Member-Pharmacognosy
Dr. S. Sathesh Kumar Professor and Head, Departmentof Pharmaceutics

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Expert Member-

Pharmaceutics

Dr. M.Vijey Aanandhi Professor and Head, Department of Pharmaceutical chemistry and Analysis School of Pharmaceutical

Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Expert Member-Pharmacetical Chemistry &Analysis
Dr. S.Santhosh Kumar Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacology

School of Pharmaceutical

Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Expert Member-Pharmacology
Dr.T.S.Shanmugarajan Professor,

Department of Pharmaceutics School of Pharmaceutical

Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Expert Member-Pharmaceutical Microbiology
Mr.M.Ashok Kumar Department of Pharmacy Practice

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Expert Member-Pharmacy Practice
Dr.A.Vijayalakshmmi Department of Pharmacognosy School of Pharmaceutical

Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Expert Member-Pharmacognosy
Mr.I.Somasundaram Department of Pharmaceutics

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Expert Member-

Pharmaceutic

Mrs. V.Jayashree Department of Pharmacology School of Pharmaceutical

Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai-117

Expert Member-Pharmacology
SUBJECT EXPERTS
Mr.C.Venkatasubramaniyan Senior Scientist,Formulation Development, Par Formulations Pvt. Ltd.,Kelambakkam, Chennai Expert(Industry)
Dr.R.Sundhararajan Professor and Principal

M.S.A.J College of Pharmacy, Sholinganallur.

Expert(Academic)
Dr;B.V.Nagarjuna Yadav Assistant Professor

Vishwa Bharathi College’of

Pharm.Sci., Perecherla, Guntur,

Andhra Pradesh-.522005

Alumni

Semester – I

Category                                                Course    Title                  Lecture       Tutorial      Practical      Credits        CA         SEE       Total

SEMESTER I

Core-

Theory

Pharmaceutical

Analysis – I

3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core-

Practical

Pharmaceutical

Analysis – I

0 0 2 1 40 60 100
Core-

Theory

Pharmacognosy –

I

3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core-

Practical

Pharmacognosy –

I

0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core- Theory Pharmaceutics – I (Physical

Pharmacy – I)

3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core- Practical Pharmaceutics – I  (Physical

Pharmacy – I)

0 0 3 2 40 60 100
AECC –

Theory

Basic Electronics and Computer

Applications

2 0 0 2 40 60 100
AECC –

Practical

Basic Electronics and Computer

Applications

0 0 2 1 40 60 100
AECC –

Theory

Remedial

Mathematics*

3 0 0 3 40 60 100
AECC –

Theory

Remedial

Biology*

2 0 0 2 40 60 100
AECC –

Practical

Remedial

Biology

0 0 2 1 40 60 100
AECC –

Theory

Environmental

Sciences

2 0 0 2 40 60 100
SEC NSS-I 2 0 0 0
20 0 12 25

 

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Semester – II

Category                               Course    Title                       Lecture   Tutorial    Practical   Credits         CA           SEE              Total

SEMESTER II

Core- Theory Pharmaceutics –

II(Physical Pharmacy -II)

2 0 0 2 40 60 100
Core- Practical Pharmaceutics – II(Physical

Pharmacy -II)

3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core- Theory Pharmaceutical Chemistry – I(Inorganic

Chemistry)

0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core- Practical Pharmaceutical Chemistry – I(Inorganic

Chemistry)

3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core- Theory Anatomy, Physiology & Health Education –

I

0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core- Practical Anatomy, Physiology & Health Education –

I

3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core-

Theory

Pharmaceutical

Analysis – II

0 0 3 2 40 60                 100
Core-

Practical

Pharmaceutical

Analysis – II

3 0 0 3 40 60                 100
SEC NSS-II 2 0 0 0
17   0 11 22

 

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Semester – III

Category                              Course    Title                                 Lecture   Tutorial    Practical   Credits        CA           SEE         Total

SEMESTER III

Core- Theory Pharmaceutical

Chemistry – II (Organic Chemistry-I)

3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core- Practical Pharmaceutical Chemistry – II (Organic

Chemistry-I)

0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core-

Theory

Pharmaceutics – III

(Unit Operations-I)

3 0 0 2 40 60 100
Core-

Practical

Pharmaceutics – III

(Unit Operations-I)

0 0 2 1 40 60 100
Core-

Theory

Pharmacognosy – II 3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core-

Practical

Pharmacognosy – II 0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core-

Theory

Anatomy, Physiology &

Health Education-II

3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core-

Practical

Anatomy, Physiology &

Health Education-II

0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core- Theory Pharmaceutics – IV

(Dispensing and Community Pharmacy)

2 0 0 2 40 60 100
Core- Practical Pharmaceutics – IV (Dispensing and

Community Pharmacy)

0 0 3 2 40 60 100
GE Elective-I 2 0 0 2
SEC NSS-III 2 0 0 0
18 0 14 24

 

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Semester – IV

Category                                     Course    Title                                Lecture   Tutorial    Practical   Credits        CA        SEE      Total

 

SEMESTER IV

 

Core- Theory Pharmaceutical Chemistry – III (Organic Chemistry-

II)

3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core- Practical Pharmaceutical Chemistry – III (Organic Chemistry-

II)

0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core-

Theory

Pharmaceutics – V

(Unit Operations-II)

3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core-

Practical

Pharmaceutics – V

(Unit Operations-II)

0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core-

Theory

Pharmaceutical

Microbiology

2 0 0 2 40 60 100
Core-

Practical

Pharmaceutical

Microbiology

0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core-

Theory

Pharmacognosy – III 3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core-

Practical

Pharmacognosy – III 0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core-

Theory

Pathophysiology of

Common Diseases

3 0 0 3 40 60 100
SEC Hospital Pharmacy / Clinical Training (30

hrs)

0 0 2 1
GE Elective-II 2 0 0 2
SEC NSS-IV 2 0 0 0

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Semester – V

Category                                 Course    Title                                Lecture     Tutorial     Practical    Credits         CA        SEE      Total

SEMESTER V

Core- Theory Pharmaceutical Chemistry –

IV(Biochemistry)

3 0 3 3 40 60 100
Core- Practical Pharmaceutical

Chemistry – IV(Biochemistry)

0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core- Theory Pharmaceutics –

VI (Pharmaceutical Technology -I)

2 0 0 2 40 60 100
Core- Practical Pharmaceutics – VI (Pharmaceutical

Technology -I)

0 0 2 1 40 60 100
Core-

Theory

Pharmacology – I 3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core-

Theory

Pharmacognosy – IV 3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core-

Practical

Pharmacognosy – IV 0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core- Theory Pharmaceutical Chemistry-

V (Medicinal chemistry – I)

3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core- Practical Pharmaceutical Chemistry- V (Medicinal

chemistry – I)

0 0 3 2 40 60 100
SEC NSS-V 2 0 0 0
16 0 14 21

 

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Semester – VI

Category                                              Course    Title                     Lecture   Tutorial    Practical   Credits          CA        SEE        Total

SEMESTER VI

Core- Theory Pharmaceutical Chemistry VI (Medicinal Chemistry II) 3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core- Practical Pharmaceutical Chemistry VI (Medicinal Chemistry II) 0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core- Theory Pharmaceutics – VII(Biopharmaceutics& Pharmacokinetics) 3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core- Practical Pharmaceutics – VII(Biopharmaceutics& Pharmacokinetics) 0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core- Theory Pharmacology – II 2 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core- Practical Pharmacology – II 0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core- Theory Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence & Ethics 2 0 0 2 40 60 100
Core- Theory Therapeutic Drug Monitoring & Bioavailability 2 0 0 2 40 60 100
Core- Practical Therapeutic Drug Monitoring & Bioavailability 0 0 3 2 40 60 100
SEC NSS-VI 2 0 0 0
14 0 12 21

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Semester – VII

Category                                                 Course    Title                     Lecture   Tutorial    Practical   Credits           CA        SEE       Total

SEMESTER VII

Core- Theory Pharmacognosy- V (Chemistry of Natural Products) 3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core- Practical Pharmacognosy- V (Chemistry of Natural Products) 0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core- Theory Pharmaceutics – VIII(Pharmaceutical Technology -II) 2 0 0 2 40 60 100
Core- Practical Pharmaceutics – VIII(Pharmaceutical Technology -II) 0 0 2 1 40 60 100
Core- Theory Pharmacology – III 3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core- Practical Pharmacology – III 0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core- Theory Pharmaceutical Biotechnology 3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core- Theory Pharmacology – IV(Clinical Pharmacy &Pharmacotherapeutics) 3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core- Practical Pharmacology – IV(Clinical Pharmacy &Pharmacotherapeutics) 0 0 3 2 40 60 100
AECC Industrial Training (120 hrs- One Month In Total) 0 0 0 4
14 0 11 25

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Semester – VIII

Category                                 Course    Title                                   Lecture   Tutorial    Practical   Credits        CA        SEE         Total

SEMESTER VIII

Core-

Theory

Pharmaceutical

Analysis – III

3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core-

Practical

Pharmaceutical

Analysis – III

0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core-

Theory

Pharmacognosy – VI 3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core-

Practical

Pharmacognosy – VI 0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core- Theory Pharmaceutics – IX(Dosage form

Design)

3 0 0 3 40 60 100
Core- Practical Pharmaceutics – IX(Dosage form

Design)

0 0 3 2 40 60 100
Core- Theory Pharmaceutical

Industrial Management

2 0 0 2 40 60 100
Core- Theory Pharmaceutics – X(Hospital

Pharmacy)

2 0 0 2 40 60 100
DSE Project Work/

Dissertation

3 6 40 60 100
SEC Personality Development (30

hrs- Only One Week)

1
13 0 12 26

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Program Outcomes

PROGRAM OUTCOMES [PO]


PO1: Pharmaceutical & Clinical Knowledge]: Graduate will acquire knowledge in the field of pharmaceutical sciences and will effectively involve in the drug discovery, development, distribution, sale and safe use of medicines and assist in the development of policies for drug use.


PO2: Clinical Problem Analysis]: Graduates will apply quality principles of pharmacy practice to promote evidence- based practice by streamlining management plans for preventive healthcare and promote cost effective therapy without compromising quality of treatment of individual patients and populations.


PO3: Ethics & Life Long Learning]: Graduates will be composed enough to deal with patients behavior and participates in social activity and address future challenges through lifelong learning in wider context of growing research and technological change with ethical principles, responsibilities and norms of the pharmacy practice.

Program Outcomes

PROGRAM OUTCOMES [PO]

PO1: Pharmaceutical Knowledge: Graduates will be able to apply the knowledge of the basic pharmaceutical and life sciences to analyze and diagnose complex problem and a specialization in the field of pharmaceutical science to find creative solutions


PO2: Problem Analysis: Graduates will be able to identify, formulate, research literature and analyses complex pharmaceutical / clinical problems reaching substantiated conclusions using knowledge in foundational sciences.

PO3: Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex issues in the field of pharmacy both systematically and creatively, make sound judgments with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

 

Program Outcomes

PROGRAM OUTCOMES [PO]

PO1: Pharmaceutical Knowledge: Graduate will acquire knowledge in the field of pharmaceutical sciences and will effectively involve in the drug discovery, development, distribution, sale and safe use of medicines and assist in the development of policies for drug use.

PO2: Clinical Problem Analysis: Graduates will apply quality principles of pharmacy practice to promote evidence- based practice by streamlining management plans for preventive healthcare and promote cost effective therapy without compromising quality of treatment of individual patients and populations.

PO3: Ethics & Life Long Learning: Graduates will be composed enough to deal with patients behavior and participates in social activity and address future challenges through lifelong learning in wider context of growing research and technological change with ethical principles, responsibilities and norms of the pharmacy practice.

Program Outcomes

PROGRAM OUTCOME (PO)

 

PO1: Pharmacy Knowledge: Possess knowledge and comprehension of the core and basic knowledge associated with the profession of pharmacy, including biomedical sciences; pharmaceutical sciences; behavioral, social, and administrative pharmacy sciences; and manufacturing practices.

 

PO2: Planning Abilities: Demonstrate effective planning abilities including time management, resource management, delegation skills and organizational skills. Develop and implement plans and organize work to meet deadlines.

 

PO3: Problem analysis: Utilize the principles of scientific enquiry, thinking analytically, clearly and critically, while solving problems and making decisions during daily practice. Find, analyze, evaluate and apply information systematically and shall make defensible decisions.

 

PO4: Modern tool usage: Learn, select, and apply appropriate methods and procedures, resources, and modern pharmacy-related computing tools with an understanding of the limitations.

 

PO5: Leadership skills: Understand and consider the human reaction to change, motivation issues, leadership and team-building when planning changes required for fulfillment of practice, professional and societal responsibilities. Assume participatory roles as responsible citizens or leadership roles when appropriate to facilitate improvement in health and wellbeing.

 

PO6: Professional Identity: Understand, analyze and communicate the value of their professional roles in society (e.g. health care professionals, promoters of health, educators, managers, employers, employees).

 

PO7: Pharmaceutical Ethics: Honour personal values and apply ethical principles in professional and social contexts. Demonstrate behavior that recognizes cultural and personal variability in values, communication and lifestyles. Use ethical frameworks; apply ethical principles while making decisions and take responsibility for the outcomes associated with the decisions.

 

PO8: Ethics: Communication: Communicate effectively with the pharmacy community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports, make effective presentations and documentation, and give and receive clear instructions.

 

PO9: The Pharmacist and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety and legal issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional pharmacy practice.

 

PO10: Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional pharmacy solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

 

PO11: Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change. Self-assess and use feedback effectively from others to identify learning needs and to satisfy these needs on an ongoing basis.

 

PO12: To develop the knowledge in technical or professional careers in various pharmaceutical industry and/ or institute and /or Health care system through excellent real time exposure to rigorous education.

 

PO13: To apply the skills of manufacturing, formulation/preparation and quality control of various pharmaceutical preparations.

Program Outcomes

PROGRAM OUTCOMES [PO]


PO1: Pharmaceutical Knowledge: Graduates will be able to apply the knowledge of the basic pharmaceutical and life sciences to analyze and diagnose complex problem and a specialization in the field of pharmaceutical science to find creative solutions


PO2: Problem Analysis: Graduates will be able to identify, formulate, research literature and analyses complex pharmaceutical/clinical problems reaching substantiated conclusions using knowledge in foundational sciences.


PO3: Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex issues in the field of pharmacy both systematically and creatively, make sound judgments with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

Program Outcomes

PROGRAM OUTCOMES [PO]


PO1: Pharmaceutical Knowledge: Graduates will be able to apply the knowledge of the basic pharmaceutical and life sciences to analyze and diagnose complex problem and a specialization in the field of pharmaceutical science to find creative solutions


PO2: Problem Analysis: Graduates will be able to identify, formulate, research literature and analyses complex pharmaceutical/clinical problems reaching substantiated conclusions using knowledge in foundational sciences.


PO3: Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex issues in the field of pharmacy both systematically and creatively, make sound judgments with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

Program Outcomes

PROGRAM OUTCOMES [PO]

PO1:  [ Pharmaceutical & Clinical Knowledge]: Graduate will acquire knowledge in the field of pharmaceutical sciences and will effectively involve in the drug discovery, development, distribution, sale and safe use of medicines and assist in the development of policies for drug use.

PO2: [Clinical Problem Analysis]: Graduates will apply quality principles of pharmacy practice to promote evidence- based practice by streamlining management plans for preventive healthcare and promote cost effective therapy without compromising quality of treatment of individual patients and populations.

PO3:  [Ethics & Life Long Learning]: Graduates will be composed enough to deal with patients behavior and participates in social activity and address future challenges through lifelong learning in wider context of growing research and technological change with ethical principles, responsibilities and norms of the pharmacy practice.

Curriculum & Syllabus

Curriculum & Syllabus

Course CodeCourseTheory Hrs./WeekPractical Hrs./WeekTutorial Hrs./WeekCredit Point
17CPHDA4Pharmacotherapeutics-III3316
17CPHDB4Hospital Pharmacy2316
17CPHDC4Clinical Pharmacy3316
17CPHDD4Biostatistics & Research Methodology2016
17CPHDE4Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics3313
17CPHDF4Clinical Toxicology2013
17CPHDG4Pharmacotherapeutics I & II3312
Total1815632

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Curriculum & Syllabus

CURRICULUM & SYLLABUS

MINIMUM CREDITS TO BE EARNED: 189

Course codeName of the courseNo. of hours
Tutorial
Credit points
BP101THuman Anatomy and Physiology I– Theory314
BP102TPharmaceutical Analysis I – Theory314
BP103TPharmaceutics I – Theory314
BP104TPharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry – Theory314
BP105TCommunication skills – Theory *2-2
BP106RBT
BP106RMT
Remedial Biology/
Remedial Mathematics – Theory*
2-2
BP107PHuman Anatomy and Physiology – Practical4-2
BP108PPharmaceutical Analysis I – Practical4-2
BP109PPharmaceutics I – Practical4-2
BP110PPharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry – Practical4-2
BP111PCommunication skills – Practical*2-1
BP112RBPRemedial Biology – Practical*2-1
Total32/34$/36#427/29$/30#

 

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Curriculum & Syllabus

CURRICULUM & SYLLABUS

Course Code Course Credit Hours Credit Points Hrs./week Marks
Semester I
17MPH101T Modern Pharmaceutical Analytical Techniques 444100
17MPH102T Drug Delivery System 444100
17MPH103TModern Pharmaceutics 444100
17MPH104TRegulatory Affair 444100
17MPH105P Pharmaceutics Practical I 12612150
Seminar/Assignment 747100
Total 35 26 35 650

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Curriculum & Syllabus

CURRICULUM & SYLLABUS

Course CodeName of the SubjectMinimum
No. of total contact hours
No of contact hours/weekTotal Credit
17PCBPP11PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND
PHARMACOTHERAPEUTICS - I
4015
17PCBPP12PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND
PHARMACOTHERAPEUTICS - II
4015
17PCBPP13PHARMACY PRACTICE I 4015
17PCBPP14PHARMACY PRACTICE II 4015
17PCBPP15APPLIED PHARMACEUTICS 4015
17PCBPP16 SOCIAL PHARMACY I 4015
CASE PRESENTATION, SEMINAR,
ASSIGNMENTS
160418
TOTAL4001048

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Curriculum & Syllabus

Curriculum & Syllabus

Course CodeCourseCredit HoursCredit PointsHrs./weekMarks
Semester I
17MPP101TClinical Pharmacy Practice444100
17MPP102TPharmacotherapeutics-I444100
17MPP103THospital & Community
Pharmacy
444100
17MPP104TClinical Research444100
17MPP105PPharmacy Practice Practical I12612150
Seminar/Assignment747100
Total352635650

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Curriculum & Syllabus

 

Curriculum & Syllabus

Course CodeCourseTheory Hrs. /WeekPractical Hrs./WeekTutorial Hrs./WeekTotal Credit
17CPHDA1Human Anatomy and Physiology3318
17CPHDB1Pharmaceutics2314
17CPHDC1Medicinal Biochemistry3316
17CPHDD1Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry3314
17CPHDE1Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry2314
17EPHD1BRemedial Biology3314
17EPHD1ARemedial Mathematics3012
Total1618630/28

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Curriculum & Syllabus

CURRICULUM & SYLLABUS

Course Code
CourseCredit HoursCredit Points
Hrs./weekMarks
Semester I
17MPA101TModern Pharmaceutical
Analytical Techniques
444100
17MPA102TAdvanced Pharmaceutical
Analysis
444100
17MPA103TPharmaceutical Validation444100
17MPA104T Food Analysis444100
17MPA105P Pharmaceutical Analysis
Practical I
12612150
Seminar/Assignment747100
Total352635650

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Eligibility Criteria

ProgramProgram Duration (Yrs)EligibilityCriteria of Merit
M. Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics)2 Yrs (4 Semester)B. Pharmacy degree of recognized University and PCI with 55%marks as per PCI norms.Merit based on Vel's Entrance examination score and merit basedon percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examination

Eligibility Criteria

ProgramProgram Duration (Yrs)Eligibility Criteria of Merit
Pharm. D(Post Baccalaureate)3 Yrs (Non Sem)B. Pharmacy degree of recognized University and PCIMerit based on Vel Entrance examination score and merit based on percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examination.

Eligibility Criteria

ProgramProgram Duration (Yrs)EligibilityCriteria of Merit
B. Pharm

4 Yrs (8 Semester)
As per norms of PCI shouldhave Physics, Chemistry, Maths or Biology/ Botanyand Zoology at
+2 level


Merit based on percentageof marks

secured in the qualifying examination

 

Eligibility Criteria

ProgramProgram Duration (Yrs)EligibilityCriteria of Merit
B. Pharmacy (Practice)2 Yrs (4 Semester)D Pharmacy holders who are currently working as Pharmacists for four yearsMerit based on percentage of marks
secured in the qualifying examination

Eligibility Criteria

ProgramProgram Duration (Yrs)EligibilityCriteria of Merit
M. Pharmacy
(Pharmaceutical Analysis)
2 Yrs (4 Semester)B. Pharmacy degree of recognized University and PCI with 55%marks as per PCI norms.Merit based on Vel Entrance examination score and merit based on percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examination

Eligibility Criteria

ProgramProgram Duration (Yrs)EligibilityCriteria of Merit
M. Pharmacy (Pharmacy
Practice)
2 Yrs (4 Semester)B. Pharmacy degree of recognized University and PCI with 55%marks as per PCI norms.

Merit based on Vel Entrance examination score and merit based on percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examination

Eligibility Criteria

ProgramProgram Duration (Yrs)Eligibility Criteria of Merit
Pharm. D6 Yrs (Non Sem)As per norms of PCI should have Physics, Chemistry, Math or Biology/ Botany and Zoology at +2 levelMerit based on Vel Entrance examination score and merit based on percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examination

Career Prospects

 

CAREER PROSPECTS- B.PHARM Practice

 

B. Pharm (Practice) will enable the working pharmacists with Diploma in Pharmacy to upgrade both their knowledge and career.

 

Career Prospects

CAREER PROSPECTS

 

  • Production & Manufacturing
  • Research & Development
  • Analysis & Testing
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Self employment
  • Pharma Journalist
  • Consultancy
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Marketing
  • Academic jobs (Teaching)

Career Prospects

CAREER PROSPECTS- B.PHARM

    Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm 4 Years)

 

Private Sector 

  • Clinical Research Associate.
  • R&D Scientist.
  • Quality Control Associate.
  • Formulation Development (F&D) Associate.
  • Drug Inspector.
  • Scientific Writer.
  • Pharmaceutical Scientist

Government Sector 

  • Government Hospital Pharmacist
  • Teacher
  • Government Scientist
  • Pharmacist in Army, Navy, Air force
  • Drug Inspectors
  • Scientists- Food and Drugs laboratories
  • Forensic Scientists
  • Research on tropical diseases, public health
  • Toxicologist microbiologist
  • Govt. Approved Chemist

 

Career Prospects

CAREER PROSPECTS

   

 

  • Production & Manufacturing
  • Research & Development
  • Analysis & Testing
  • Regulatory Affairs

 

  • Pharma Journalist
  • Consultancy
  • Pharmacovigilance

 

  • Self employment
  • Marketing
  • Academic jobs (Teaching)

 

Career Prospects

CAREER PROSPECTS

   

 

  • Production & Manufacturing
  • Research & Development
  • Analysis & Testing
  • Regulatory Affairs

 

  • Pharma Journalist
  • Consultancy
  • Pharmacovigilance

 

  • Self employment
  • Marketing
  • Academic jobs (Teaching)

 

Career Prospects

CAREER PROSPECTS

   

 

  • Scientific Writer
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Hospital Pharmacists

 

  • Research Institutes
  • Food & Cosmetic Industries
  • Clinical Pharmacy

 

  • Clinical research org
  • Community Pharmacy
  • Academic jobs (Teaching)

 

Career Prospects

CAREER PROSPECTS

   

 

  • Scientific Writer
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Hospital Pharmacists

 

  • Research Institutes
  • Food & Cosmetic Industries
  • Clinical Pharmacy

 

  • Clinical research org
  • Community Pharmacy
  • Academic jobs (Teaching)

 

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Fee Structure

Tuition FeeAdmission FeeRegistration FeeInsuranceSAPExam Fee (Per Sem)At the time of admissionEven SemOdd Sem
65,000
12,4004,9003003,0004100
57,200
36,900
39,900

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee 2022 - 2023 per year
ADMIN FEEREGISTRATION FEEMISC (PER SEM)SKILL ENHANCEMENT FEE (PER YEAR)EXAM FEE (PER YEAR)AT THE TIME OF ADMISSION EVEN SEM ODD SEM  
2,25,000
12,4004,900300500055001,40,6001,12,8001,23,300

Fee Structure

 Tuition FeesAdmission FeeRegistration FeeMISC (PER SEM)SAPEXAM FEE (PER SEM)At the time of admissionEVEN SEMODD SEM
1,90,000 7,1003,6003005,000 5200116,200
1,00,500
1,05,500

Fee Structure

  Tuition Fee 2022 - 2023 per year
ADMIN FEEREGISTRATION FEEMISC (PER SEM)SKILL ENCHANCEMENT FEE(PER YEAR)EXAM FEE (PER YEAR)AT THE TIME OF ADMISSION EVEN SEM ODD SEM 

50,000
7,1003,6003003000620045,20025,30034,500

Fee Structure

Tuition FeeAdmission FeeRegistration FeeInsuranceSAPExam Fee (Per Sem)At the time of admissionEven SemOdd Sem
65,000
12,400
4,900
3003,0004100
57,200
36,900
39,900

Fee Structure

Tuition FeeAdmission FeeRegistration FeeInsuranceSAPExam Fee (Per Sem)At the time of admissionEven SemOdd Sem
65,00012,400
4,900
30030004100
57,200
36,900
39,900

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee per yearAdministration FeeRegistration FeeMisc.
(per sem)
Skill Enhancement Fee (per year)Exam Fee
(Per Sem)
At the time of admissionEven Sem
Even Sem
 
4,00,000
12,400
4,900
3005,0006200
2,28,800
2,00,300
2,11,500

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