1st Year Subjects
Pharmaceutics is a science of preparing and dispensing drugs. Pharmaceutics-I focuses on the study the different types of dosage form, the important machines and equipments used in the preparation of drugs, the basic method involved in the preparation steps and their sterilization process. Furthermore, brief study of tablets, capsules and immunological products were also covered during the 1st year Diploma in Pharmacy.
Whereas, practical are about the techniques involved in preparation of different dosage forms including cosmetic preparations.
2. Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I
In the first year of Diploma in Pharmacy, the whole syllabus mainly focus in studying inorganic chemical compounds useful for pharmaceutical sciences and chemical compounds having physiological importance. Whereas, practical work is usually based on the quantitative analysis of different chemical samples.
Pharmacognosy is an important branch of Pharmacy that includes the scientific study of structural, physical, chemical, biochemical, and biological properties of crude drugs and search for new drugs from plants, animals and mineral sources.
D.Pharm course include the study of more than 80 drugs which were obtained from natural origin.
4. Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology
Biochemistry deals with a complete understanding of the molecular levels of the chemical process associated with living cells. The scope of the subject is providing biochemical facts and the principles to understand the metabolism of nutrient molecules in physiological and pathological conditions.
The course describe the chemistry of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and amino acids. The catalytic role of enzymes, the importance of enzyme inhibitors in the design of new drugs, therapeutic and diagnostic applications of enzymes can be clearly understood.
Through this subject, we can apply knowledge and skills associated with clinical pathology.
5. Human Anatomy & Physiology
Anatomy is the scientific study of the structure and relationship between different body parts and Physiology is the scientific study of the function of the body parts and the body as a whole.
Students are teach and guided to the basics of Anatomy and Physiology during their First Year, so that they may know and understand the mechanism and functioning of all the body parts.
Practical classes are conducted in which students are taught the basics of day to day health care instruments and to make them function as an important individual in the health care.
6. Health Education & Community Pharmacy
Health education and community pharmacy subject demonstrate appropriate depth and breadth of pharmacotherapeutics and disease-related knowledge for common conditions in the ambulatory care clinic population; and the importance and role of pharmacist in community health services.
2nd Year Subjects
1. Pharmaceutics – II
Pharmaceutics is the science of preparing and dispensing drugs. Pharmaceutics-II usually deals with the understanding of prescription, calculation of dose and the preparation and formulation of different dosage forms including emulsion, suspension, ointments, suppositories, dental preparations, parenteral dosage form and ophthalmic products. Furthermore, the evaluation and uses of the above mentioned were also studied.
Whereas, practical involves the dispensing and evaluation of different pharmaceutical and cosmetic preparations in a well organised laboratory.
2. Pharmaceutical Chemistry – II
In the second year of Diploma in Pharmacy, the syllabus is grouped into organic chemistry, where it deals with the study of a drug useful for the treatment of different ailment with focusing on their chemical structure, physical and chemical properties, storage conditions and their uses. Practical works is usually based on preparation and testing of different drugs.
3. Pharmacology & Toxicology
Pharmacology and Toxicology is the main body that holds an important place in Pharmacy. Students are fed with the scientific knowledge and basics in how drugs work, effect the body and many important topics related to medicine use in general during their Second Year.
Students are guided in Clinical Practise so that they may be of use in aday to day basis and become a responsible Pharmacist.
4. Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
The word jurisprudence, is derived from the Latin term juris prudentia, which means "the study, knowledge, or science of law".
Pharmacists, pharmacies, drugs and pharmaceuticals are regulated in every country. Therefore, pharmacists specifically practicing pharmacists must be aware of the regulations that apply to their professional activities.
Pharmaceutical jurisprudence course has been an integral part of pharmacy education.
5. Drugstore & Business Management
This subject includes the management of pharmacies and drug stores. After completion of the syllabus, the students will be able to know how to set up their own business in the pharmaceutical sector and the legal requirement to open a drug store. The subject also includes the concept of accounting, sales promotion and stock management.
6. Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy
Hospital and clinical pharmacy is broadly divided into 2 parts, namely Hospital Pharmacy and Clinical pharmacy. Hospital pharmacy part demonstrate the roles of pharmacist in managing drug information services, drug distribution system, drug list etc. in the hospital.
Clinical pharmacy demonstrates the roles of pharmacist in providing patient care and patient counseling, and also deals with the basic knowledge about drug interactions, adverse drug reactions, bioavailability of drugs etc.
Practical class includes preparation, sterilization and testing of transfusion fluids. And Sterilization of surgical instruments, glassware and hospital supplies.Attachment: