July 19, 2024

20057 CMP Community Pharmacy & Management Practical D Pharm

Community Pharmacy & Management Practical D Pharm

Handling of prescriptions with professional standards, reviewing prescriptions, checking for legal compliance and completeness (minimum 5)

Identification of drug-drug interactions in the prescription and follow-up actions (minimum 2)

Preparation of dispensing labels and auxiliary labels for the prescribed medications (minimum 5)

Providing the following health screening services for monitoring patients/detecting new patients (one experiment for each activity) :

  1. Blood Pressure Recording,
  2. Capillary Blood Glucose Monitoring,
  3. Lung function assessment using Peak Flow Meter and incentive spirometer,
  4. Recording capillary oxygen level using Pulse Oximeter,
  5. BMI measurement

Providing counselling to simulated patients for the following chronic diseases/disorders including education on the use of devices such as insulin pen, inhalers, spacers, nebulizers, etc. where appropriate (one experiment for each disease) :

  1. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus,
  2. Primary Hypertension,
  3. Asthma,
  4. Hyperlipidaemia,
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis

Providing counselling to simulated patients for the following minor ailments (any three):

  1. Headache,
  2. GI disturbances (Nausea, Vomiting, Dyspepsia, diarrhoea, constipation),
  3. Worm infestations,
  4. Pyrexia,
  5. Upper Respiratory Tract infections,
  6. Skin infections,
  7. Oral and dental disorders.

Appropriate handling of dummy dosage forms with correct administration techniques –

  1. Oral liquids with measuring cup/cap/dropper,
  2. Eye Drops,
  3. Inhalers,
  4. Nasal drops,
  5. Insulin pen,
  6. Nebulizers,
  7. Different types of tablets,
  8. Patches,
  9. Enemas,
  10. Suppositories

Use of Community Pharmacy Software and digital health tools


The students shall be asked to submit written assignments on the following topics (One assignment per student per sessional period. i.e., a minimum of THREE assignments per student)

SOPs for various activities in Community Pharmacy (as discussed in Theory and Practical)

List out the various abbreviations, short forms used in prescriptions and their interpretation

Patient Information Leaflet for a given chronic disease/disorder

Patient Information Leaflet for prescription/non-prescription medicines

Preparation of window/shelf display materials for the model community pharmacy

Overview of Software available for retail pharmacy management including billing, inventory, etc.

Dosage/Medication Reminder Aids

Overview on the operations and marketing strategies of various online pharmacies

Overview on the common fixed dose combinations

Overview on the medications requiring special storage conditions

Role of Community Pharmacists in preventing Antimicrobial Resistance

Jan Aushadhi and other Generic Medicine initiatives in India

Global Overview of Online Pharmacies

Community Pharmacy Practice Standards: Global Vs. Indian Scenario

Overview of Pharmacy associations in India

Field Visit

The students shall be taken in groups to visit community pharmacies and medicine distributors to understand and witness the professional activities of the community pharmacists, and supply chain logistics. Individual reports from each student on their learning experience from the field visit shall be submitted.

F Y D Pharm & S Y D Pharm Notes, Books, Syllabus, PDF, Videos

First Year D PharmSecond Year D Pharm
20111 PHT Pharmaceutics Theory20221 PGT Pharmacology Theory
20051 PHP Pharmaceutics Practical20056 PGP Pharmacology Practical
20112 PCT Pharmaceutical Chemistry Theory20222 CMT Community Pharmacy & Management Theory
20052 PCP Pharmaceutical Chemistry Practical20057 CMP Community Pharmacy & Management Practical
20113 PYT Pharmacognosy Theory20223 BCT Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology Theory
20053 PYP Pharmacognosy Practical20058 BCP Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology Practical
20114 HPT Human Anatomy Physiology Theory20224 PTT Pharmacotherapeutics Theory
20054 HPP Human Anatomy Physiology Practical20059 PTP Pharmacotherapeutics Practical
20115 SPT Social Pharmacy Theory20225 HCT Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy Theory
20055 SPP Social Pharmacy Practical20060 HCP Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy Practical
20226 PLT Pharmacy Law & Ethics