Definitions And Background

Public Health And Community Pharmacy

Epidemiology & its Control, Epidemiological methodology with a focus on specific disease states, Pharmacoepidemiology (including Drug Utilization Review). Preventive Health (EPI & CDC), Family Planning and Health Policy.

Medical Complication Of Drug Taking

Patient Education And Counselling

Control Of Drug Abuse And Misuse

Role Of Pharmacist

As Public Health Educator in the Community for Drug Monitoring and Drug Information.

Health System Research

Knowledge skills of research methods, epidemiologic study design, experimental study design, Pre- and post-marketing surveys. Application of various statistical procedures in Pharmacy and Medical Research, causality assessment as well as the sensitivity and specificity tests in pharmacy practice


Pharmacoeconomic modeling & interpretation.

Alternative Therapies

Background, philosophy and use of complementary and alternative therapies including herbal medicines, homoeopathy, acupuncture, acupressure, Bach Flower remedies, aromatherapy and reflexology.

Pharmacy Layout Design

Objectives of Layout Design, Types of Community Pharmacies (Pharmaceutical Centre, Prescription-oriented Pharmacies, Traditional Pharmacies and The Super Drug Store), Consumer goods and purchases, Classes of Layout designs, Principles and characteristics of Layout Design and Traffic Flow analysis.