Pharmacology

Overview

The Department of Pharmacology is located on the first, second and third floor of Pharmacology and Microbiology block of the medical college. The department has adequate space for imparting training to 150 under-graduate MBBS students. The department is well-equipped with adequate equipment, laboratories and other facilities to conduct Undergraduate and Postgraduate experiments. These include Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacology and Computer-Aided Learning (CAL) experiments. In addition, the post-graduate students have facilities to do both intact and isolated animal experiments.

Undergraduate Academic Activities include Didactic lectures, Problem-based learning, Assignments, Tutorials, Group discussion, Pharmacy Practicals, Clinical pharmacology experiments including routes of drug administration, Computer-simulated animal experiments, Museum study, Clinical case follow-up, Drug Interactions, Prescription writing and critical appraisal of drug promotional material, Seminars, Pharmacovigilance activities.

Postgraduate Academic Activities include Didactic lectures, Problem-based learning, Pharmacokinetic exercises, Pharmacy Practicals, In-vivo and isolated tissue experiments in rats, Computer simulated animal experiments, Museum study, Prescription writing and critical appraisal of drug promotional material, Seminars, Journal clubs, Abstract Club, Thesis, Micro-teaching, Pharmacovigilance study, reporting & assessment of adverse drug reactions, manuscript writing and Presentations, Poster making, research activities, protocol designing, Clinical Pharmacology / Toxicology - Thin layer Chromatography, Routes of drug administration, Drug disintegration, Chemical analysis of drugs.

Courses Offered