01 Phr 110 Intro To Pharmacy

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01 Phr 110 Intro To Pharmacy

  1. 1. Introduction to Pharmacy Course Teacher: Asim Kumar Bepari
  2. 2. PHARMACY “The Right Choice for a Promising Future” <ul><li>This presentation will probably involve audience discussion, which will create action items. Use PowerPoint to keep track of these action items during your presentation </li></ul><ul><li>In Slide Show, click on the right mouse button </li></ul><ul><li>Select “Meeting Minder” </li></ul><ul><li>Select the “Action Items” tab </li></ul><ul><li>Type in action items as they come up </li></ul><ul><li>Click OK to dismiss this box </li></ul><ul><li>This will automatically create an Action Item slide at the end of your presentation with your points entered. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Pharmacy The word ‘Pharmacy’ is derived from the Greek work ‘ Pharmakon ’, meaning drug . The word ‘Pharmacy’ has two meanings : General sense – it is a place or shop where drugs or medicines are sold. Professional sense – it is the profession, the members of which deal with drugs.
  4. 4. Pharmacy   # Pharmacy is the art and science of preparing and dispensing medications and the provision of drug and related information to the public. Or # Pharmacy is the study of the science of drugs- Where they come from? How they act on the body? How to turn drugs into medicines?
  5. 5. <ul><li>Pharmacist </li></ul><ul><li> A pharmacist is one who is educated and licensed to prepare and dispense drugs and to provide drug and related information to the public- An expert on drugs . </li></ul><ul><li>“ I am a Pharmacist </li></ul><ul><li>I am a specialist in medications </li></ul><ul><li>I am a custodian of medical information </li></ul><ul><li>I am a companion of the physician </li></ul><ul><li>I am a counselor to the patient </li></ul><ul><li>I am a guardian of public health </li></ul><ul><li>This is my calling </li></ul><ul><li>This is my pride.” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Drug & Medicine <ul><li>A drug is any substance that acts on the living body to alter the physiological process and are used for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases. </li></ul><ul><li>A medicine is any drug which has a definite form & dose and are therapeutically used for the treatment of diseases of living subjects. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Why choose Pharmacy? <ul><li>I want a dynamic, people-oriented career in health care. </li></ul><ul><li>I want diverse employment opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>I want a flexible work environment. </li></ul><ul><li>I want a comfortable income. </li></ul><ul><li>I want to be part of a respected profession. </li></ul>
  8. 8. WELCOME TO PHARMACY PROFESSION Pharmacy is not only an occupation; it is now a well recognized profession in most of the countries.
  9. 9. Occupation and Profession : <ul><li>Occupation : the job by which </li></ul><ul><li>somebody earns a living. </li></ul><ul><li>Profession : an occupation </li></ul><ul><li>characterized by – </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Extensive study </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Specialized training </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Specialized knowledge </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Professional organizations </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ethical code & Professional behavior </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Process of certification or licensing. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Some examples of professions are </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nursing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accounting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Law </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Military </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PHARMACY etc. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Pharmacists are experts of drugs . Pharmacists are members of pharmacy profession dealing with all aspects of drugs. <ul><li>Use </li></ul><ul><li>Action </li></ul><ul><li>Counseling </li></ul><ul><li>Preservation </li></ul><ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><li>Sales </li></ul><ul><li>Standardization </li></ul><ul><li>Selection </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Identification </li></ul><ul><li>Combination </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation </li></ul>
  12. 12. - CAREER OPPORTUNITIES -  Production  Quality control (QC)  Quality assurance (QA)  Research & development (R&D)  Store  Marketing ( local, global )  Product management  Regulatory affairs  Pharmaceutical sales representative ( PSR ) <ul><li>Pharmaceutical industry </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Hospitals and clinics </li></ul><ul><li> Hospital pharmacists </li></ul><ul><li> Clinical pharmacists </li></ul><ul><li>Community pharmacy </li></ul><ul><li> ( retail pharmacy ) </li></ul><ul><li>Wholesale pharmacy </li></ul><ul><li>Government services </li></ul><ul><li> Regulatory affairs </li></ul><ul><li> Drug testing laboratories </li></ul><ul><li> Drug purchasing & distribution </li></ul><ul><li> Military services </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Pharmacy education </li></ul><ul><li> ( teaching & research ) </li></ul><ul><li>Other areas </li></ul><ul><li> Backward linkage industries </li></ul><ul><li> API industries </li></ul><ul><li> Pharmaceutical business </li></ul><ul><li>(indenting, marketing, export-import ) </li></ul><ul><li> Pharmaceutical consultancy </li></ul><ul><li> Pharmaceutical IT </li></ul><ul><li> Pharmaceutical journalism </li></ul>
  15. 15. Production
  16. 16. Production
  17. 17. Production
  18. 18. QC and QA
  19. 19. QA and QC
  20. 20. Thank You

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