Diploma in Pharmacy

Diploma in Pharmacy ( D Pharm)

Diploma in Pharmacy Course offered by MVM College of Pharmacy is Recognized by Pharmacy Council of India and Board of Examining Authority, Drugs Control Department, Government of Karnataka

Commencement of session : August

Course Duration

2 years + practical training of 500 hours spread over a period of not less than 3 months in a Government Hospital or Pharmacy, which is recognized by Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi.

Eligibility

A pass in any of the following exam with Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Mathematics

  1. PUC / 10 + 2 / PDC / Intermediate / Higher Sec. exam in Science
  2. Vocational course with Physics, Chemistry & Biology / Mathematics conducted by Government of Kerala only.

Age

17 years and above ( Only those whose date of birth falls on or before 31.12.2002 are eligible)

Attendance Requirement

A minimum of 80% in both theory and practical (regular) class is essential to get eligibility for sessional as well as annual exam.

Examination

Sessional Exam: There will be three periodic sessional exam in theory & practical during academic year in college for max. marks of 20 and average of best two marks will be considered for qualifying annual exam.

Board Exam: Exam will be conducted twice every year by Board of Examination Authority, Drugs Control Department, Government of Karnataka. The First exam in a year will be the annual exam during May – June and the supplementary exam

Hospital Training: After having appeared in the final exam of II year the candidate must undergo 500 hours of practical training in Govt. Hospital / Dispensary / Pharmacy recognized by PCI, New Delhi.

Syllabus

Year – 1

  • Pharmaceutics-I

    • Introduction of different dosage forms.
    • Metrology
    • Packaging of Pharmaceuticals
    • Size separation
    • Mixing and Homogenization
    • Clarification and Filtration
    • Extraction and Galenicals
    • Distillation
    • Introduction to the drying process
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I
    • Acids, bases and buffers
    • Antioxidants
    • Gastrointestinal agents
    • Topical Agents
    • Antimicrobials and Astringents
    • Dental Products
    • Respiratory stimulants
    • Expectorants and Emetics
    • Antidotes
    • Major Intra and Extra cellular electrolytes
    • Inorganic official compounds
    • Radio pharmaceuticals and contrast media 
    • Sterilization
    • Aseptic techniques
    • Processing of Tablets
    • Processing of Capsules
    • Study of immunological products
    • Quality control of Drugs and pharmaceuticals
  • Pharmacognosy

    • Introduction to Pharmacognosy
    • Adulterations and drug evaluation
    • Study of chemical constituents
    • Study of crude drugs
    • Pharmaceutical aids
    • Study of Fibres
  • Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology

    • Introduction to biochemistry.
    • Carbohydrates:
    • Lipids
    • Vitamins
    • Enzymes
    • Therapeutics
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology

    • Scope of Anatomy and physiology
    • Elementary tissues
    • Skeletal System
    • Cardiovascular System
    • Respiratory system
    • Urinary System
    • Muscular System
    • Central Nervous System
    • Sensory Organs
    • Digestive System
    • Endocrine System
    • Reproductive system
  • Health Education & Community Pharmacy

    • Concept of health
    • Nutrition and health:
    • First aid
    • Environment and health
    • Fundamental principles of microbiology
    • Communicable diseases
    • Intestinal infection
    • Arthropod borne infections
    • Surface infection
    • Sexually transmitted diseases
    • Non-communicable diseases

Year – 2

  • Pharmaceutics-II

    • Prescriptions
    • Incompatibilities in prescriptions
    • Posology
    • Powders
    • Liquid oral Dosage forms
    • Biphasic Liquid Dosage Forms
    • Semi-Solid Dosage Forms
    • Suppositories and peassaries
    • Dental and cosmetic preparations
    • Sterile Dosage forms
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry II

    • Introduction to Pharmaceutical Chemistry
    • Antiseptics and Disinfectants
    • Sulphonamides
    • Antileprotic Drugs
    • Anti-tubercular Drugs
    • Antimoebic and Anthelmintic Drugs
    • Antibiotics
    • Antifungal agents
    • Antimalarial Drugs
    • Tranquilizers
    • Hypnotics
    • General Anaesthetics
    • Antidepressant Drugs
    • Analeptics
    • Adrenergic drugs
    • Adrenergic antagonist
    • Cholinergic Drugs
    • Cholinergic Antagonists
    • Diuretic Drugs
    • Cardiovascular Drugs
    • Hypoglycaemic Agents
    • Coagulants and Anti-coagulants
    • Local Anaesthetics
    • Histamine and anti-Histaminic Agents
    • Analgesics and Anti-pyretic
    • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents
    • Thyroxine and Antithyroids
    • Diagnostic Agents
    • Steroidal Drugs
    • Anti-Neoplastic Drugs
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology

    • Introduction to pharmacology, scope of pharmacology.
    • Routes of administration of drugs
    • Drugs acting on the central Nervous system
    • Drugs acting on respiratory system
    • Autocoids
    • Cardio vascular drugs
    • Drugs affecting renal function
    • Hormones and hormone antagonists
    • Drugs acting on digestive system
    • Chemotherapy of microbial diseases
    • Disinfectants and antiseptics
  • Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence

    • Origin and nature of pharmaceutical legislation in India
    • Principles and significance of professional Ethics
    • Pharmacy Act,1948
    • The Drugs and Cosmetics Act,1940
    • The Drugs and Magic Remedies (objectionable Advertisement)Act, 1954
    • Narcotic Drugs and psychotropic substances Act,1985
    • Drug Price Control Order ( latest amendment)
    • Poisons Act 1919 ( latest amendment)
    • Medicinal and Toilet preparations (excise Duties) Act, 1955 (latest amendment)
    • Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 (latest amendment)
  • Drug Store & Business Management

    • Part – 1 Commerce

      • Introduction to commerce
      • Drug House Management
      • Recruitment, training
      • Banking and Finance
    • Part – 2 Accountancy
      • Introduction to accounting
  • Health Education & Community Pharmacy

    • Part – 1 Hospital Pharmacy
      • Hospital
      • Hospital Pharmacy
      • Drug Distribution system in Hospitals.
      • Manufacturing
      • Sterile manufacture
      • Non-sterile manufacture
      • P.T.C.(pharmacy Therapeutic Committee)
      • Hospital Formulary system
      • Drug Information service and Drug Information Bulletin
      • Surgical dressing
      • Application of computers
    • Part – 2 Clinical Pharmacy
      • Introduction to Clinical pharmacy practice
      • Modern dispensing aspects
      • Common daily terminology used in the practice of Medicine.
      • Disease, manifestation and patho-physiology
      • Drug Interactions
      • Adverse Drug Reaction
      • Drugs in Clinical Toxicity
      • Drug dependences
      • Bio-availability of drugs

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