Pharm. D. graduation is a post graduate professional doctoral degree. It is a pre-PhD, post-graduate professional doctoral program and a student gets authorization to use prefix Doctor(Dr) to his/her name. It was introduced to improve clinical and hospital pharmacy services in India and it is the only pharmacy service which is in direct contact with patient health care system and authorized to take critical decisions in in-patient prescription.
The Pharm. D. degree requires five years of classroom and hospital based didactic study. It is followed by one year of internship training in a hospital setting for Clinical Management of In patients, in addition to ongoing practicals and research project. Pharm. D. students and graduates are actively participating in direct patient care in hospitals.
Approved by Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi
The Pharm. D. curriculum is designed to produce a scientifically and technically competent pharmacist who can apply this education in such a manner as to provide maximum health care services to patients. Students are provided with the opportunity to gain greater experience in patient close cooperative relationships with health practitioners. It is the goal of all pharmacy schools to prepare pharmacists who can assume expanded responsibilities in the care of patients and assure the provision of rational drug therapy.
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