With intent to scale up medical education in Punjab by offering a unique and lucrative course to the students, Doctor of Pharmacy or Pharm.D has been incorporated by Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Landran. This is the only pharmacy course in India that entails a direct contact with patient healthcare system and certifies the professional to take vital decisions in prescribed medicines. This will certainly be an advantage for those who opt out of the rat race.
A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Grecian Hospital, Mohali and CGC Landran to offer hands-on experience to the students. “I wish this course was available few years back while I was pursuing my pharmacy degree. This seems like a better option” said Gagandeep Singh Sachdev, Pharmacy Alumni, CGC Landran.
The Pharm.D Course
at Chandigarh College of Pharmacy is a doctoral program in pharmacy which is approved by the Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi.The program is intended to produce a scientifically and technically skilled pharmacist, who can utilize this education for catering healthcare services to patients. This course trains the students to endow them with skills required for patient care as its focus and health as its goal. The course curriculum of Pharm. D program entails pharmaceutical, biological, social and clinical services information emphasizing on utilizing this knowledge to patient health care along with classroom and hospital based informative study.
The course offers incredible possibilities in diverse fields of pharmacy and health care organizations which includes Patient care, direct contact with clinicians/physicians/doctors and other members of the health care team,
Opportunity to participate in several international seminars/conferences and continuing education programs, Carry out research projects in collaboration with many reputed universities in India and abroad and a chance to settle abroad as well, Appropriate training to crack drug queries and literature search.The students will be trained in the clinical use and application of drugs, the composition of drugs, adverse effects of pharmaceuticals, and potential interactions between drugs, Hands on training on different software like SPSS, Micromedex and Winnonlin, Incredible industrial and hospital training to meet the existing demand, Campus placement in reputed hospitals and corporate sector.
On completion of Pharm D course, the students have ample scope in several job segments such as
Pharmacovigilance, medical writing, and business development,Clinical pharmacists in the hospital,Application scientists, medical affairs, and teaching, Business analyst and Pharmaceutical industry, Marketing and insurance sector.
For more details, Visit at https://www.cgc.edu.in