Pharm. D.

Department Overview:

The Internationally recognized Pharm. D programme commenced in Guru Nanak Institutions Technical Campus, School of Pharmacy, Ibrahimpatnam, R.R. Dist. Hyderabad, from the Academic Session 2013-14. Approved by the Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi and permanently affiliated to JNTUH (Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, A.P.). The Department is involved in ward round participation in 400  bedded Care Hospital, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad and also involve in drug and poison information services, adverse drug reaction monitoring and reporting, patient counseling, conducting continuing education programmes for the hospital and community pharmacists.

Pharm D. is a six year course providing intensive training in pharmacy practice and clinical pharmacy services. The course will include five years of clinical and community-based theory with ward rounds and one year internship in hospitals. We have ample infrastructure focusing mainly on clinical aspects. Pharm D. students will work in coordination with doctors to treat patients.  In the final year, the student will come out as a clinical pharmacist who will be an essential component of healthcare equal to doctors. Pharm D. graduates will study in detail about drugs for different diseases, will advise patients about dose, action, and side effects and has knowledge and skills of current diagnostic methods, treatment modalities, drug delivery system, therapeutics outcome, pharmacoeconomics and pharmaco therapy to meet the rapid changes in the healthcare system.

The introduction of the Pharm D. course is set to change the country’s pharmacy education landscape and is expected to take the country’s pharmacy education to international levels.

Carrier Opportunities:

A few opportunities are mentioned below:
1. Clinical Pharmacy Practice
2. Hospital Pharmacy
3. Community Pharmacy
4. Geriatric Pharmacy
5. Radio Pharmacy
6. Clinical Research
7. Pharmacovigilance
8. Research & Development
9. Medical Writing
10. Managed Care: The term managed care is used in the United States to describe a variety of techniques intended to reduce the cost of providing health benefits and improve the quality of care
12.Opportunities Abroad as Clinical, Community, Hospital and Antibiotics Pharmacists
13. Regulatory affairs
14. Correspondents & Trainers
15. Academics
16. Industrial Pharmacy
17. Retail Pharmacy
18. Pharmacy in Armed Forces
19. Pharmacy law Practice
20. Drug control administration
21. Pharmaceutical Marketing

Intake: 30 seats per year
Duration: 6 Years