The course aims at dealing with teaching students how to dispense and prepare medicines .It makes the student aware of drug related information to the public. The aspirants of this course will also be by the end of their course being able to give advice on health care programmes and prescriptions given by doctors. They are also able enough to evaluate drugs and drug use pattern.
WHY HINDUSTAN COLLEGE OF PHARMACY?
Prepare students to become Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical scientists who will emerge as leaders in any setting; impart ethical values and leadership qualities that will transform them as enlightened individuals who will serve the society with a noble and responsible attitude; achieve the overall objective of becoming an institution of excellence in education, research and service in the field of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical studies.
To develop as a center of excellence in pharmacy and pharmaceutical education, research and practice for the ultimate goal of providing dynamic education that will empower students to become leaders, and groom them in the knowledge of modern healthcare concepts based on human values and ethos.
Research and Development
Pharmacy industry worldwide thrive on continuous research and development. Graduates, post graduates and Ph.Ds. are highly in demand to pursue research in the fields of new drug development, formulation development, clinical trials and toxicological studies. Graduates may be placed as research assistants and scientists.
There are bodies that control and regulate medicines in India and elsewhere. In the United States, it is USFDA. India has its own standards body called Central Drug Standard Control Organization. (CDSCO), which maintains that its quality control measures are stringent enough to ensure that drugs are safe. They can work in the capacity of drug inspectors and even adore the highest position of drug controller of India.
Analysis and Testing
Analysis and Testing are indispensable procedures in the drug manufacturing industry specially to maintain proper quality control (QC) and quality assurance (QA).Highly skilled professionals are needed to carry out sensitive analytical tests and to handle sophisticated instruments and equipment. Professionals may be placed as analysts in government drug testing labs and manufacturing companies.
Production and Manufacturing
Production and manufacturing of medicines, biotechnological products, surgical dressings/ medical devices and equipment, Ayurveda/homeopathic medicines, veterinary medicines need professional involvement. Even the production of cosmetics, toiletries and dental products need professional help. Graduates may be placed as production supervisors, controllers and managers.
The pharmaceuticals sales and marketing are considered to be a highly technical arena and provide good monetary benefits to the professionals. The designation may vary from marketing representatives, product specialists and managers.
Hospital and Community Pharmacies
It is mandatory in developed countries to hire pharmacy graduates to dispense medications in community as well as hospital pharmacies. The case may be the same even in India in future. In developed countries, doctors make the diagnosis and pharmacists decide the medicines and their dosage.