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DEFINITION AND SCOPE OF PHARMACYBY: Yoshi | Category: Education | Post Date: 2009-02-12
Pharmacy is the profession responsible for the appropriate use of medications, devices and services to achieve optimal therapeutic outcomes.
It is the art and science of compounding and dispensing drugs or preparing suitable dosage forms for administration of drugs in man or animals. It includes collection, identification, purification, isolation, synthesis, standardization and quality control of medicinal substances.
Scope of Pharmacy can be elaborated in terms of education, licensure requirements, job opportunities or careers, related organizations and in many ways.
1. D.Pharm. (2 years Diploma course)
2. B.Pharm. (4 years Degree course)
3. M.Pharm. (2 years Master course)
4. Phd. in Pharmacy
5. M.S. Pharmacy
6. B.S. Pharm. (5 years course)
7. Pharm.D. (6 years Doctorate Degree course)
Job opportunities or Careers:
1. Community Pharmacy
2. Hospital Pharmacy
3. Nuclear Pharmacy
4. Industrial Pharmacy
5. Pharmaceutical Journalism
6. Pharmaceutical Education
7. Organizational Management
8. Government Services
1. Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA)
2. Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI) etc.
1. American Pharmaceutical Association (APhA)
2. American Society of Helath-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
3. American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP)
4. National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA)
5. America Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) etc.
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