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Course Name Clinical Pharmacy – Practical
Program Pharm. D.
Semester Seven & Eight
Year Taught 2014 , 2015 , 2016 , 2017 , 2018


‘Clinical Pharmacy – Practical’ is a course offered in the fourth year of Pharm. D. program at School of Pharmacy, Health Sciences campus, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.


Course Duration: 3 Hrs./Week

Students are expected to perform 15 practicals in the following areas covering the topics dealt in theory class.

  1. Answering drug information questions (4 Nos)
  2. Patient medication counselling (4 Nos)
  3. Case studies related to laboratory investigations (4 Nos)
  4. Patient medication history interview (3 Nos)


  1. Students are expected to submit THREE written assignments (1500 – 2000 words) on the topics given to them covering the following areas dealt in theory class.
  2. Drug information, Patient medication history interview, Patient medication counselling, Critical appraisal of recently published articles in the biomedical literature which deals with a drug or therapeutic issue.

Format of the assignment:

  1. Minimum & Maximum number of pages.
  2. Reference(s) shall be included at the end.
  3. Assignment can be a combined presentation at the end of the academic year.
  4. It shall be computer draft copy.
  5. Name and signature of the student.
  6. Time allocated for presentation may be 8+2 Min.

Scheme of Practical Examination:

Sessionals Annual
Synopsis 05 15
Major Experiment 10 25
Minor Experiment 03 15
Viva 02 15
Max Marks 20 70
Duration 03 hrs 04 hrs

Note : Total sessional marks is 30 (20 for practical sessional plus 10 marks for regularity, promptness, viva-voce and record maintenance).

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