General Introduction To Clinical Pharmacy
- Introduction to clinical pharmacy and related terms, definition, basic components, comparison with other clinical fields, scope of services.
- General guidelines for clinical pharmacy practice.
- Patient Counseling Compliance
- Laboratory Data interpretation
- Electrolytes management
- Clinical literature evaluation
- Drug interactions
- Medication errors
Patient Profile & Patient Counseling
- Patient disease profile
- Taking case history
- Drug Profile of at least 25 Important Medications e.g. Adrenaline, Aminoglycosides, Anti TB Drugs, Antiepileptics, Atropine, Benzodiazepines, Cepahlosporins, Chlorpheniramine, Cimetidine, Digoxin, Dobutamine, Dopamine, Fluroquinolone, Frusemide, Lactulose, Macrolides, Metoclopramide, Morphine/Pethedine, Nifedipine, NSAIDS, ORS, Penicillins, Prednisolone, Salbutamol, Vancomycin.
- Patient Counseling
Clinical Trials Of Drug Substances
Designing of clinical trials, Types of trials, Choice of patients, Exclusion of patients and Monitoring a clinical trial.
For example, Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Cold Blue
Mechanism, Physiological factors affecting interaction, Types and level of drug interactions, Role of pharmacist in evaluating drug interaction & its management
- Scope, definition and aims of Pharmacovigilance
- Adverse Drug Reactions and Side Effects: Classification, Excessive pharmacological response, Idiosyncrasy, Secondary pharmacological effects, Allergic drug reactions, Detection, Management of ADR, reporting of ADR in light of international health monitoring system
- Clerkship in the Clinical Setting. A report Related to Clinical Pharmacy Practices will be completed by the students and will be evaluated by the external
- Students will also complete a report independently or in a group on a Drug Use Evaluation.
- Students will take the assignment tasks to enhance verbal presentation, communication, written and problem-solving skills, critical analysis of data and provision of care through a weekly conference and projects.