Pharmacy Practice - Unit 2


1. Drug distribution system in a hospital

Dispensing of drugs to inpatients, types of drug distribution systems, charging policy and labelling, Dispensing of drugs to ambulatory patients, and Dispensing of controlled drugs.

2. Hospital formulary

Definition, contents of hospital formulary, Differentiation of hospital formulary and Drug list, preparation and revision, and addition and deletion of drug from hospital formulary

3. Therapeutic drug monitoring

Need for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Factors to be considered during the Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, and Indian scenario for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring.

4. Medication adherence

Causes of medication non-adherence, pharmacist role in the medication adherence, and monitoring of patient medication adherence.

5. Patient medication history interview

Need for the patient medication history interview, medication interview forms.

6. Community pharmacy management

Financial, materials, staff, and infrastructure requirements.

Unit 2, Pharmacy Practice, B Pharmacy 7th Sem, Carewell Pharma
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