Diploma In Pharmacy (D.Pharma)
Pharmacy is the health science that links medical science with chemistry and it is charged with the discovery, production, control, disposal, safe and effective use of drugs. The practice of pharmacy requires excellent knowledge of drugs, their mechanism of action, side effects, interactions, mobility and toxicity. U.P state medical recognized that pharmacy education is a formally recognized programme of students providing a broad and sound foundation in the behavioural, life and pharmacy sciences for the practice of pharmacy.
Pharmacy is a profession within the Health Care Sector focused on the care of individuals, families and communities so they may attain maintain or recover optimal health and quality of life. Pharmacy care for individuals of all ages and all cultural backgrounds who are healthy and ill in a holistic manner based on the individuals physical, emotional, psychological, intellectual, social and spiritual needs. The profession combines physical sciences, social science and technology in caring for those individuals. U.P state medical faculty believes in concept of Health laid down by World Health Organization (WHO) “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” In order to provide qualitative pharmacy Care there is a need to train pharmacist effectively to work as a team member of health care delivery system. It is there fore their training should involve positive attitudes, knowledge, skills, professional expertise, latest trends in health care and health care needs of the community and the country as a whole for a leadership role and for the basic education in specialties for advanced pharmacy practice.
The Country believes that this basic course in pharmacy should prepare pharmacist for occupying first level positions in pharmacy in all kinds of health care settings. The Council recognizes that pharmacy is a profession which is influenced by advances in science and technology, it believes that skills in all aspects of communication are also essential learning and for the practice of pharmacy. There is the recognization of pharmacy is such that a substantial portion of learning of the study is acquired in clinical fields of practice. It further recognized the interdependence of pharmacy to allied professions and occupations in prevention of diseases, promotion, maintenance and restoration of health. There are many responsibilty to help the student to develop pride in their profession besides keeping them abreast with current knowledge and professional trends for a successful career ahead.
The aim of the D. Pharma program is to:
- Provide pharmacy education of excellent quality and focuses on producing future pharmacists who will promote the safe and effective use of medicines, ensuring patient and public safety at all times.
Avadh College of Pharmacy (ACP) endeavors to nurture an attitude conducive to lifelong and self-learning that would:
- Not only provide comprehensive education leading to D.Pharma course but also integrate professional knowledge and skills in the students.
- Empower and sensitize the future pharmacists to serve the health care system.
- To provide experience and hands-on-training with state-of-the-art infrastructure and highly qualified teaching faculty.
- Graduates will be given hands on training on modern technologies and techniques, imparted problem solving skills with focus on professional ethics.