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The programme of Pharm.D is to produce clinical pharmacists who have the abilities and skills which are necessary to achieve outcomes related to :
Providing Pharmaceutical care to patients.
Developing and managing medication distribution and control systems.
Monitoring drug response in patients and adjusting dosage regimens to produce the safest, most beneficial results in therapy.
Managing the pharmacy.
Promoting public health.
Providing technical aid to Pharmaceutical industry and solving problems pertinent to the manufacturing of medicines.
Reviewing products evaluated for formulary consideration.
Evaluating policies, procedure, protocols and clinical pathways to ensure safe use of medications.
Analyzing quality assurance activities to ensure that improvements are implemented to produce positive patient outcomes.

Programme Educational Objectives

Programme Outcome

PO1: Pharmacy Knowledge:
Acquire knowledge related to pharmacy practice and recent updates in drug database and use current information for problem solving, evidence-based care to promote safe use of drugs
PO2:Problem Analysis and Development of Solutions:
To analyse the health issues and their pharmacotherapy using the knowledge of disease management to attain specific treatment outcome.
PO3:Conduct Investigations of Complex Problems:
To enhance the critical thinking skills and data interpretation related to clinical investigations and ensure best pharmaceutical care.
PO4: Modern tool usage:
Select and apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern tools with an understanding of limitations to provide relevant information regarding health.
PO5:The Pharmacist and Society:
conduct outreach programs to help the society to adopt a healthy and hygienic life style and to promote the rational use of drugs.
PO6: Professional Identity:
Understand, analyse and communicate the value of their professional roles in society (e.g. health care professionals, promoters of health, educators, managers, employers, employees).
PO7:Patient /Pharmaceutical Care:
Provide high quality evidence: based patientcentred care in cooperation with patients, prescribers and members ofinter professional health care team.
PO8: Pharmaceutical Ethics:
Demonstrate exemplary professional, ethical and legal behaviour complying with all laws and regulations related to pharmacy practice and demonstrate the respect for patient’s privacy and autonomy.
PO9: Individual and Team Work:
Function effectively as an individual and as an active member or as a leader in healthcare team and in multidisciplinary setting.
PO10: Communication:
Communicate effectively to the public as well as to the other health care professionals. To perform effective patient counselling with the help of presentation and answering the queries.
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-access and use feedback effectively from others to identify learning needs and to satisfy these needs on an ongoing basis.

Duration of the course

The duration of the course shall be six academic years (five years of study and one year of internship) full time with each academic year spread over a period of not less than two hundred working days. The period of six years duration is divided into two phases -

PHASE I - Consisting of First, Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth academic year.
PHASE II - Consisting of internship or residency training during sixth year involving posting in specialty units.

It is a phase of training wherein a student is exposed to actual clinical pharmacy services and acquires skill under supervision so that he or she may become capable of functioning independently.