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Pharmacology

Pharmacology

Overview

PREAMBLE:

 

Pharmacology isabout treating the patients with the required medications, at the right dose,for the right duration and at an appropriate cost. The knowledge of themolecular basis of drug action, the adverse effects caused by the medications,its prevention and treatment and the effects of administering two or more drugsto a patient will be learnt in the context of its clinical application and notjust as facts. The emphasis is on clinical relevance of pharmacologicalknowledge.

 

GOALS:

 

The broad goalof Pharmacology curriculum is to equip the Indian Medical Graduate (IMG) withthe knowledge of scientific basis of therapeutics and the skills of rationalprescribing during the second year of MBBS.

 

OBJECTIVES:

 

Knowledge:

At the end ofthe course the student should be able to:

·        Describe thepharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of essential and commonly used drugs

·        Apply theknowledge of indications, contraindications, interactions and adverse reactionsof commonly used drugs in therapeutics

·        Describe theprinciples of prescribing and calculate the dosage in special medicalsituations such as pregnancy, lactation, children, elderly and patients withrenal dysfunction

·        Describe thebasis of Evidence Based Medicine

·        Apply the conceptof rational drug therapy and P drugs in clinical pharmacology

·        Describe theclinical presentation, diagnosis and management of common poisonings,insecticides, common sting and bites

·        Describe drugsof abuse and the process of de-addiction

·        Describe thephases and the regulations involved in the development and introduction of newdrugs

·        Explain theconcepts and clinical relevance of Essential medicines, Fixed dosecombinations, Over the counter drugs, Herbal medicines, dietary supplements andnutraceuticals

·        Describeoccupational and environmental pesticides, food adulterants, pollutants andinsect repellents

 

Skills:

At the end ofthe course the student should be able to:

·        Write a rationalprescription for a given condition and communicate the same to the patient

·        Recognize andreport an adverse drug reaction of commonly used medications

·        Demonstrate theeffects of drugs on blood pressure through computer aided learning and interpretthe graph

·        Perform acritical evaluation of the drug promotional literature

·        Administer drugsthrough various routes in a simulated environment

 

Ethics, Attitude and Communication:

At the end ofthe course the student should be able to:

·        Communicateeffectively with the patient with regards storage and use of common medications

·        Explain to thepatients the right way to use the various drug formulations

·        Communicate theimportance of adherence to medications and motivate the patients

·        Demonstrate anunderstanding of the legal and regulatory aspects of prescribing medications.

·        Understand andfollow the ethical principles involved in prescribing medications.

Facilities

Facilities

DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY

1.     Demonstration Rooms:

2.     ExperimentalPharmacology Practical laboratories:

3.     Clinical Pharmacology& Pharmacy Practical laboratories:

4.     Museum:

5.     DepartmentalLibrary-cum-Seminar Room:

6.     Research Laboratory:

7.     Office of InstitutionalEthics Committee

8.     Office of CentralResearch Committee

9.     Office of Adverse DrugReaction (ADR) Monitoring Centre

 


Infrastructure & Facilities

Infrastructure

INFRASTRUCURE,DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY

 

1.    Demonstration Room:

Number: 2

Size: 60Sq. Meters

Capacity:75 students

2.    Practical laboratories:

a.       Experimental Pharmacology

Size: 200 Sq. Meters          

Capacity:100 Students

Ante-room/preparation room: 14Sq. Meters (Adjacent to the lab)

b.      Clinical Pharmacology & Pharmacy

Size: 200 Sq. Meters          

Capacity:75 Students

Ante-room/preparation room: 14Sq. Meters (Adjacent to the lab)

3.    Museum:

Size:125Sq. Meters

4.    Departmental Library-cum-Seminar Room:

Size: 30Sq. Meters

Capacity: 15 persons

5.    Research Laboratory:

Size:50Sq. Meters

6.    Office Accommodation:

a.      Professor and HOD:1 room, 18Sq. Meters

b.     Associate Professors/Readers: 2 rooms, 15 Sq. Meter each

c.      Asst. Professors/Lecturers:2 rooms 12 Meter each

d.     Tutors/Demonstrators:2 rooms, 15 Sq. Meter each

e.      Non-teaching and clerical staff:2 rooms, 12 Sq. Meter each

 

 

 

Staff Information

Sr No Name Designation
1 Dr. Darshan Dave Professor & Head View
2 Dr. Amit M Shah Associate Professor View
3 Dr Maulik Manubhai Patel Associate Professor View
4 DR RUTVIJ HARSHADBHAI HEDAMBA Assistant Professor View
5 Dr Apexa Shukla Assistant Professor View
6 Dr Jigar Popatlal Modi Assistant Professor View
7 Dr. Dipak Parmar Tutor View
8 Dr Hardik Sureshbhai Prajapati Senior Resident View
9 Dr Kamalesh Maheshbhai Bhatt Senior Resident View
10 Dr. Disha S Mehta Junior Resident View

Staff Attendance

Sr No Staff Attendance Month Short Desc Posted Date
1 Daily Attendance Please visit the site for Attendance 04/01/2017 View
2 STAFF LIST STAFF LIST  12/08/2021 View

Subject Curriculum

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Monthly Teaching Schedule

Sr No Teaching Schedule Month Teaching Schedule Short Description Teaching Schedule Date
1 November 2016 Proposed Teaching Schedule Nov2016 19/12/2016 View
2 Pharmacology_Student Attendance - 07 Students Pharmacology_Student Attendance - 07 Students (Dabhi Vishal Batch) 04/03/2017 View
3 Pharmacology_Student Attendance - 129 Students Pharmacology_Student Attendance - 129 Students (Aghara Savan Batch) 04/03/2017 View
4 Proposed Teaching Schedule - Dec. 2016 Proposed Teaching Schedule - Dec. 2016 05/01/2017 View
5 Proposed Teaching Schedule - Jan. 2017 Proposed Teaching Schedule - Jan. 2017 05/01/2017 View
6 Achieved - Teaching - Dec. 2016 Achieved - Teaching - Dec. 2016 05/01/2017 View
7 FEB-2017 Achieved Teaching Schedule FEB-2017 04/03/2017 View
8 MARCH-2017 Proposed Teaching Schedule March-2017 04/03/2017 View
9 Pharmacology_Student Attendance - 07 Students Pharmacology_Student Attendance - 07 Students (Dabhi Vishal Batch) 04/03/2017 View
10 Pharmacology_Student Attendance - 129 Students Pharmacology_Student Attendance - 129 Students (Aghara Savan Batch) 04/03/2017 View
11 Student attendance student attendance-129 students (Aghara Savan Batch) 06/09/2017 View
12 Student attendance student attendance-27 students (Balva Khusbufateema Batch) 06/09/2017 View
13 September 2017 Proposed Teaching Schedule September 2017 06/09/2017 View
14 August 2017 Achieved Teaching Schedule August-2017 06/09/2017 View
15 November 2017 Achieved Teaching Schedule November-2017 08/12/2017 View
16 December 2017 Proposed teaching schedule December-2017 08/12/2017 View
17 JUNE 2021 June 2021 onwards 2nd MBBS teaching time table 13/08/2021 View
18 JULY 2021 JULY 2021 onwards 2nd MBBS teaching time table 13/08/2021 View
19 AUG 2021 June 2021 onwards 2nd MBBS teaching time table 13/08/2021 View
20 Online teaching of 197 students from 21st March, 2 Online teaching of 197 students from 21st March, 2021 onwards 13/08/2021 View
21 Online teaching of 33 students from 21st March, 20 Online teaching of 33 students from 21st March, 2021 onwards 13/08/2021 View

Students Notes

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Results of Examination

Sr No Exam Result Month Exam Result Short desc Exam Result Date
1 February 2017 Pharmacology_2nd Terminal_07 Students (Dabhi Vishal) Batch 04/03/2017 View/Download
2 February 2017 Pharmacology_1st Terminal Result_129 students (Aghara Savan) Batch 04/03/2017 View/Download

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