July 19, 2024

20060 HCP Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy Practical D Pharm

Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy Practical D Pharm


  1. Interpretation of laboratory reports to optimize the drug therapy in a given clinical case (2 cases)
  2. Filling up IPC’s ADR Reporting Form and perform causality assessments using various scales (2 cases)
  3. Demonstration / simulated / hands-on experience on the identification, types, use / application /administration of
  • Orthopaedic and Surgical Aids such as knee caps, LS belts, abdominal belts, walkers, walking sticks, etc.
  • Different types of bandages such as sterile gauze, cotton, crepe bandages, etc.
  • Needles, syringes, catheters, IV set, urine bag, RYLE’s tube, urine pots, colostomy bags, oxygen masks, etc.
  1. Case studies on drug-drug interactions (any 2 cases)
  2. Wound dressing (simulated cases and role play –minimum 2 cases)
  3. Vaccination and injection techniques (IV, IM, SC) using mannequins (5 activities)
  4. Use of Hospital Pharmacy Software and various 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)

  1. Typical profile of a drug to be included in the hospital formulary
  2. Brief layout and various services of the Central Sterile Supplies Department (CSSD)
  3. Various types of sterilizers and sterilization techniques used in hospitals
  4. Fumigation and pesticide control in hospitals
  5. Role of Pharmacists in Transition of Care: Discharge cards, post-hospitalization care, medicine reconciliation activities in developed countries
  6. Total parenteral nutrition and IV admixtures and their compatibility issues
  7. Concept of electronic health records
  8. Invasive and Non-invasive diagnostic tests – HRCT, MRI, Sonography, 2D  ECHO, X-rays, Mammography, ECG, EMG, EEG
  9. Home Diagnostic Kits – Pregnancy Test, COVID testing etc
  10. Measures to be taken in hospitals to minimize Antimicrobial Resistance
  11. Role and responsibilities of a pharmacist in a public hospitals in rural parts of the country
  12. Safe waste disposal of hospital waste

Field Visit

The students shall be taken in groups to visit a Government / private healthcare facility to understand and witness the various hospital and clinical pharmacy services provided. 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

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