Pharmacy Law & Ethics D Pharm
General Principles of Law, History and various Acts related to Drugs and Pharmacy profession
Pharmacy Act-1948 and Rules:
Pharmacy Council of India; its constitution and functions,
State and Joint state pharmacy councils,
Registration of Pharmacists,
Offences, and Penalties.
Pharmacy Practice Regulations 2015
Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 and Rules 1945 and New Amendments
Legal definitions of schedules to the Act and Rules
Manufacture of drugs: Prohibition of manufacture and sale of certain drugs, Conditions for grant of license and conditions of license for manufacture of drugs, Manufacture of drugs for the test, examination and analysis, manufacture of a new drug, loan license and repacking license. Study of schedules C and C1, G, H, H1, K, P, M, N, and X.
Sale of Drugs: Wholesale, Retail sale and Restricted license,
Records to be kept in a pharmacy,
Drugs Prohibited for manufacture and sale in India
Administration of the Act and Rules
Drugs Technical Advisory Board, Central Drugs Laboratory, Drugs Consultative Committee, Government analysts, licensing authorities, controlling authorities, Drug Inspectors.
Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisements) Act 1954
Prohibition of certain advertisements,
Classes of Exempted advertisements,
Offences and Penalties.
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act-1960:
CPCSEA – brief overview, Institutional Animal Ethics Committee, Breeding and Stocking of Animals, Performance of Experiments, Transfer and Acquisition of animals for an experiment, Records, Power to suspend or revoke the registration, Offences, and Penalties.
Introduction, objective, definition, possession, possession for sales and sale of any poison, import of poisons
FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) Act and Rules:
brief overview and aspects related to manufacturing, storage, sale, and labelling of Food Supplements
National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority:
Drugs Price Control Order (DPCO) – 2013.
Objectives, Definitions, Sale prices of bulk drugs, Retail price of formulations, Retail price and ceiling price of scheduled formulations,
Pharmaceutical Policy 2002,
National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM)
Code of Pharmaceutical Ethics:
Definition, ethical principles, ethical problem solving, registration, code of ethics for Pharmacist in relation to his job, trade, medical profession, and his profession,
Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act and Rules: basic understanding, salient features, and Amendments
Role of all the government pharma regulator bodies
Central Drugs Standards Control Organization (CDSCO), Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC)
Good Regulatory practices (documentation, licenses, renewals, e-governance) in Community Pharmacy, Hospital Pharmacy, Pharma Manufacturing, Wholesale business, inspections, import, export of drugs and medical devices
Introduction to BCS system of classification,
Basic concepts of Clinical Trials, ANDA, NDA, New Drug development, New Drugs, and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019. Brand v/s Generic, Trade name concept,
Introduction to Patent Law and Intellectual Property Rights, Emergency Use Authorization
Blood bank: basic requirements and functions
Clinical Establishment Act and Rules: Aspects related to Pharmacy
Biomedical Waste Management Rules 2016: Basic aspects, and aspects related to pharma manufacture to disposal of pharma / medical waste at homes, pharmacies, and hospitals
Bioethics: Basic concepts, history, and principles.
A brief overview of ICMR’s National Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical and Health Research involving human participants
Introduction to the Consumer Protection Act
Introduction to the Disaster Management Act
Medical Devices – Categorization, basic aspects related to manufacturing and sale
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