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Clinical Pharmacy: Course Outline (616-VB)

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

Pharmacotherapy plan

​Developing implementing and monitoring drug therapy plans    

  1. Pharmacist work up of drug therapy (PWDT)
  2. Documentation of pharmacotherapy plan
  • SOAP note
  • CORE pharmacotherapy plan
  • PRIME pharmacotherapy problems
  • FARM note
  1. Implementation of drug therapy plan
  2. Monitoring of pharmacotherapeutic plan
  3. Pharmaceutical care plan as ongoing process
  4. Importance of drug therapy plan in today’s pharmacy practice
  5. Pharmacotherapy decision-Making

Pursue the role of drug therapy practitioner over that of drug therapy advisor

Participate in pharmacotherapy decision-making

  • Identifying opportunities for decision-making
  • Proactively engaging decision-making opportunities
  • Formulating decision rationale that is the result of rigorous inquiry scientific reasoning and evidence
  • Pursuing the highest levels of decision-making
  • Seeking independence in making decisions and accepting personal responsibility for the outcomes to patients resulting from one’s decisions
  • Personally enacting decisions

Drug induced diseases

            Utilization of clinical drug literature

  • Introduction
  • Drug literature selection
  • Drug literature evaluation and drug literature communication

On line pharmaceutical care services and globalization

Provision of pharmaceutical care in multiple environments

  • Professionalism
  • Physical assessment
  • Body substance precautions and the relationships between cultures
  • Race and gender to pharmaceutical care


Course Outline

  1. Disease Management
  • Disease management should be covered by considering aspects like definition of disease
  • etiology
  • pathogenesis
  • clinical presentation
  • diagnostic work out (briefly) pharmacotherapy​
  1. Unit I
  • Cardiovascular unit (hypertension ischemic heart diseases eg angina pectoris MI Heart failure)
  1. Unit II
  • Pulmonary unit (
  • Asthma e.g. acute & chronic
  • status asthamaticus
  •  childhood asthma
  • Pneumonia
  • COPD includes emphysema & chronic bronchitis)
  1. Unit III
  • Gastroentrology unit
  • (ulcer
  • liver cirrhosis
  • portal hypertension
  • hepatitis
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • diarrhoea)


Text Books

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