Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Fourth Professional, First Semester, Pharmaceutics

PHARMACEUTICS-VII (Hospital Pharmacy-I)
(Theory)


Cr. Hr. 03

1. INTRODUCTION

(a) Role of Pharmacist in Hospital.

(b) Minimum standards for pharmacies in Institutions/Hospitals.

(c) Research in Hospital Pharmacy.

2. HOSPITAL AND ITS ORGANIZATION

(a) Classification of Hospitals.

(b) Organizational Pattern.

(c) Administration.

(d) Clinical Departments.

(e) Nursing, Dietectic, Pathology, Blood Bank, Radiology and other supportive services etc.

(f) Role of Pharmacy in Hospital.

(g) Hospital Finances.

3. PHARMACY, ITS ORGANIZATION AND PERSONNEL

(a) Pharmacy specialist.

(b) Drug information Centre.

(c) Poison Control Centre and Antidote Bank.

(d) Pharmacy Education.

(e) Determining the need of Professional and other departmental staff.

(f) Professional services rendered.

4. PHARMACY AND THERAPEUTIC COMMITTEE.

5. THE HOSPITAL FORMULARY

(a) General Principles and guidelines to develop Formulary.

(b) Format.

(c) Preparation of the Formulary & Role of Pharmacist.

(d) Benefits and problems.

(e) Keeping up-to-date Formulary.

(f) Contraceptives.

6. DISPENSING TO INPATIENTS

(a) Methods of Dispensing & SOP’s.

(b) Unit dose dispensing.

(c) Other concepts of dispensing, Satellite Pharmacy etc.

7. DISPENSING TO AMBULATORY PATIENTS.

8. DISTRIBUTION OF CONTROL SUBSTANCES.

9. DISPENSING DURING OFF-HOURS.

10. SAFE USE OF MEDICATION IN THE HOSPITAL

(a) Medication error.

(b) Evaluation & Precautions of Medication Error.

(c) Role of Pharmacist in Controlling Medication Error.

Recommended Books

1. William Hassan, Hospital Pharmacy, Lee & Febiger, Washington, 5th Ed., 1986.
2. N I Bukhari, Hospital Pharmacy, Aziz Book Depot, Lahore-Pakistan, 2000.
3. Martin Stephen, Hospital Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Press, London, 2003.
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