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1. Demonstrate appropriate depth and breadth of pharmacotherapeutics and disease-related knowledge for common conditions in the ambulatory care clinic population.
2. Efficiently and appropriately optimize patient-specific outcomes using the Pharmacist Patient Care Process (PPCP) in the community pharmacy setting, including collaboration with other healthcare professionals.
1.Educate patients about self-care and medication self-administration including making recommendations regarding medications (prescription and OTC) and non-drug therapy alternatives.
2. Demonstrate the role of a pharmacist in managing legal, human, financial, technological and/or physical resources for day-to-day operations in the pharmacy.
3. Efficiently and appropriately optimize patient-specific outcomes for acute care patients using the Pharmacist Patient Care Process.
1. Concept of health – Definition of physical health, mental health, social health, spiritual health, determinants of health, indicators of health, concept of disease, natural history of diseases. The disease agents, concept of prevention of diseases.
2. Nutrition and health – Classification of foods, requirements, Diseases induced due to deficiency of proteins, vitamins and minerals; treatments and prevention.
3. Demography and family planning – Demography cycle, fertility, family planning, contraceptive methods behavioural methods, natural family planning methods, chemical methods, natural family planning methods, chemical methods, natural family planning methods, chemical methods, mechanical methods, hormonal contraceptives, population problem of India.
4. First Aid – Emergency treatment in shock, snake bite, burns, poisoning, heart – disease, fractures and resuscitation methods. Element of minor surgery and dressings.
5. Environment and health – Sources of water supply, water pollution, purification of water, health and air, noise, light; Solid waste disposal and control – Medical entomology, arthropod borne diseases and their control, rodents, animals and diseases.
6. Fundamental principles of microbiology – Classification of microbes, isolation, staining techniques of organisms of common diseases.
7. Communicable diseases – Causative agents, mode of transmission and prevention.
a) Respiratory infection – Chicken pox, measles. Influenza, diphtheria,whooping cough and tuberculosis.
b) Intestinal infections – Poliomyelitis, Hepatitis, Cholera, Typhoid, Food poisoning, Hookworm injection.
c) Arthropod borne infection – Plague, Malaria, Filariasis.
d) Surface infections – Rabies, Trachoma, Tetanus, Leprosy.
e) Sexually transmitted diseases – Syphilis, Gonorrhea, AIDS
8. Non communicable diseases- Causative agents, prevention, care and control. Cancer, Diabetes, Blindness, Cardiovascular diseases.
9. Epidemiology – Its scope, method, uses, dynamics of diseases transmission. Immunity and Immunisation: Immunological products and their dose schedule. Principles of diseases control and prevention Hospital acquired infection, Prevention and control. Disinfection, types of disinfection, disinfection procedures for faeces, urine, sputum, room, linen,dead bodies, instruments.
Nutrition and health -Classification of foods, requirements
Communicable diseases- Respiratory infection – Influenza, Diptheria
1) Role of Pharmacist in the Health care system, WHO/ PHArm/94.569
2) Remington’s sciences and practice of Pharmacy; 20th edition Lippin cott. Williams and Welkens.
3) Medicare scenario in India; Perceptions and Perspectives – Delhi society for promotion of rational use of drugs.
4) Health Education and Community Pharmacy by N .S Parmar.
5)Health Education and Community Pharmacy by Ashok K. Gupta.
6)Community Pharmacy Practice by Dr. Ramesh Adepu