Aditya Bangalore Institute of Pharmacy Education and Research is attached to CAUVERY MEDICAL CENTER, a 350 bedded corporate hospital for clinical training.
Pharm. D Course:
Pharm.D (Doctor of Pharmacy) is a course in Pharmacy which was approved by Govt. of India in the year 2008 with Pharmacy Council of India being the apex body governing it. This course was developed with an objective that pharmacists should play an important role in patient care as members of the health care team.Pharm.D program includes class room teaching along with clinical training involving posting in speciality units in 300 bedded multi speciality hospital for ward round participation, training in Drug information centre, training in Pharmacy and one year internship in the hospital.
Students are trained to provide drug and poison information services, patient counselling, identify drug-drug interactions, monitor adverse drug reactions, carry out therapeutic drug monitoring, ward round participation, help in drug dosage adjustment in special population and renal/hepatic patients, assist/co-ordinate in the conduct of clinical trials, promote rational use of medicines and ultimately contribute to better patient care.
There is a huge need of a Pharm D course as there are huge drug related problems, irrational drug use and non-compliance to therapy among patients suffering from various chronic diseases Pharmaceutical Care by a physician along with the technical expertise of clinical Pharmacist is the ultimate and best way of achieving better patient care.
Our practice training is designed to meet the demand of the health care industry and clinical research organization both globally and nationally.
Commencement of session: July
Clinical Pharmacist, Hospital Pharmacist, Clinical research associates, Academician ETC.. in India and abroad.
Intake : 30
Approval of institution conducting the course of study:
Our institution has been approved by Pharmacy Council of India and affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka.
* Candidates who have passed two year P.U.C. examination of Karnataka P.U.C. Board or an equivalent examination of any other approved Board or University established by law in India with English as one of the subject and Physics, Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subject – Mathematics or Biology or P.C.M.B. Minimum eligibility should be based on the aggregate of P.C.M. or P.C.B. The candidates shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Mathematics individually also.
* Candidates who have passed D.Pharm course from institutions approved by Pharmacy Council of India U/S 12 of Pharmacy Act, 1948, are only eligible to be admitted to first year Pharm.D course.
Part-I : Consisting of First, Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth academic year.
Part-II: Consisting of internship or residency training during sixth year involving posting in speciality units. It is a phase of training wherein a student is exposed to actual pharmacy practice or clinical pharmacy services and acquires skill under supervision so that he or she may become capable of functioning independently.
The candidate should have completed 17 years of age on or before 31st day of December of the year of admission to the course.
A minimum of 80% in both theory and practical (regular) class is essential to get eligibility for sessional as well as annual exam.Medium of Instruction: Medium of Instruction and Examination Shall be English.
Hospital posting: Every student shall be posted in constituent hospital for a period of not less than seventy five hours to be covered in not less than 200 working days in each of second, third & fourth year course. In the fifth year, every student shall spend half a day in the morning hours attending ward rounds on daily basis as a part of clerkship.
To allow the student to develop data collection and reporting skills in the area of community, hospital and clinical pharmacy, a project work shall be carried out under the supervision of a teacher. The project topic must be approved by the Head of the Department