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Clinical Pharmacy: Course Outline (716-VIB)

Clinical pharmacy is the branch of Pharmacy where pharmacists provide patient care that optimizes the use of medication and promotes health, wellness, and disease prevention.

Course Outline

  1. Pharmaceutical Care Its Scope Management And Applications
  2. Clinical Therapeutics
  • General Strategy
  • Terminology of Disease
  • Management and treatment
  • Drug selection

 3 Disease Management

a. Unit VIII

  • Oncology Unit ( Types of tumors Introduction to Oncological diseases eg
  • Prostate cancer
  • Breast cancer Lungs cancer)

 b. Unit IX

  • Nephrology Unit
  • Renal failure
  • Nephrotic syndrome

c. Unit X

  • Hematology Unit
  • Bleeding disorders/coagulopathies/ clotting disorders eg thrombocytopenia
  • hemophilia
  • Vit K deficiency
  • Anemia

4 Clinical Toxicology

a .General information

  • Role of pharmacist in treatment of poisoning and general management of poisoning & over dosage
  • Role and status of Poison Control Centre

b .Antidotes and their mechanism of action

5 Safe Intravenous Therapy & Hazards Of Iv Therapy

6 Non-Compliance

  • Definition
  • introduction and importance
  • Extent of non-compliance
  • Methods of assessment
  • Reasons for non-compliance
  • Strategies for improving compliance 

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