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Goals/Objectives

  1. Goal:To inculcate rational and scientific basis of therapeutics
  2. Objective: To acquire knowledge and develop skills as under

KNOWLEDGE

  1. Describe the pharmacokinetics &pharmacodynamic properties of essential & commonly used drugs.
  2. Understand the indications & contraindications, interactions and adverse reactions of commonly used drugs & precautions to be observed while using those drugs.
  3. Develop full understanding about the use of appropriate drugs, efficacy, safety, convenience, cost in diseases.
  4. Understand the pharmacological basis & clinical presentation, diagnosis, management of common poisonings.
  5. Understanding the drugs of addiction and management strategies of the same.
  6. Classify environmental & occupational pollutants and consider the management strategy for the same.
  7. Understanding the precautions to be taken while using drugs in pregnancy, lactation, geriatric and paediatric patients.
  8. Understanding the concept of rational drug therapy.
  9. Understanding the concept of essential drugs.
  10. Understanding the process of new drug development.

SKILL

  1. Prescribe the drug accurately for common ailments
  2. Recognize adverse reactions and interactions of commonly used drugs
  3. Understand the experimental designs for study of the effects of the drug & develop
  4. Critically analyse the given prescription for the given problem considering the principles of rational therapy
  5. Scan information on common pharmaceutical preparations and critically evaluate the drug formulations

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PROJECTS IN HAND

Interactive lectures – Small Group Teaching

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Key Performance Indicators

- No. of students passed per year :169 (2008, Batch 80)

- No. of failed students :27

- Average attendance of students :>75%