Department of Pharmacy Practice

P-Neelaphar
P.Neelaphar
M.Pharm(Ph.D)
H.O.D

Department of Pharmacy Practice was established to evolve the concept of clinical pharmacy through practice and education and to focus on the importance of the involvement of practicing pharmacists in patient care. To achieve this, a Drug information Centre’ was established at Akash Medical College Prasannahalli Main Road, near Kempegowda International Airport, Devanahalli, Bengaluru. The clinical pharmacy services to Akash Medical College , Bangalore 350 bedded corporate hospital and other health care settings of this region achieved significant appreciation from the medical fraternity.
The department has established a Patient Counseling Centre’ (PC) to cater the needs of the other health care professionals and the patient community. The regular activities of the department in the hospital include ward round participation, patient medication interview, identifying and analyzing drug related problems , monitoring adverse drug reactions (ADR), providing drug information and counseling at the bed side, etc.

Our practice training is designed to meet the demand of the health care industry, clinical research organization both globally and nationally.

To accomplish the responsibilities of the clinical pharmacy services and to ensure ‘Rational Drug Therapy’, the department implements the following:
Drug Usage Evaluation (DUE) Program for Commonly Used Drugs
Drug information to Health care community.
Guidelines for treatment of various diseases
ADR Monitoring
Patient Information Leaflets for Common Diseases

Areas of research
Health Related Quality of Life
Drug use evaluation
Drug Pharmacokinetics
Pharmaceutical Care

Courses Offered
Pharm D (Doctor of Pharmacy)
Pharm D (Post Baccalaureate)

Key Features of the Department
Clinical Pharmacy Training at corporate Hospital
Pharmacovigilance
Clinical Research
Community Pharmacy Practice