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Hospital Pharmacy: Course Outline (615-IV B)

Hospital pharmacy is the health care service, which comprises the art, practice, and profession of choosing, preparing, storing, compounding, and dispensing medicines and medical devices, advising healthcare professionals and patients on their safe, effec

Course Outline

1. Manufacturing bulk and sterile

2. The pharmacy; central sterile supply room

3. Aseptic dispensing

  •  TPN
  •  I/V admixtures
  •  Cytotoxic dispensing, 
  • Semi-sterile dispensing (Eye drops, Ear drops) and hyperalimentation.

4. Role of pharmacist in small hospitals, nursing homes etc

5. Purchasing distribution and control of hospital

Medicines medical & surgical supplies

  •  Purchasing
  • Stocking 
  • Stock control 
  • Inventory management
  •  Drug distribution
  •  Relationship between purchasing
  •  Distribution and  clinical pharmacy services

6. Nuclear pharmacy

7. The physical plant and its equipment

8. Investigational use of drugs

9. Health accessories

10. Surgical supplies

11. Inspection of wards with reference to drug storage and administration

12. Management of accident & emergency pharmacy (a & e)

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