Text Books:
a. Health Education and Community Pharmacy by N.S.Parmar.
b. WHO consultative group report.
c. Drug store & Business management by Mohammed Ali & Jyoti.
Reference books:
a. Handbook of pharmacy – health care.Edt. Robin J Harman. The Pharmaceutical press.
b. Comprehensive Pharmacy Review – Edt. Leon Shargel. Lippincott Williams Wilkins.

1 Definition, scope, of community pharmacy
Roles and responsibilities of Community pharmacist

2 Community Pharmacy Management
a) Selection of site, Space layout, and design
b) Staff, Materials- coding, stocking
c) Legal requirements
d) Maintenance of various registers
e) Use of Computers: Business and health care soft wares
3 Prescriptions – parts of prescription, legality & identification of medication related problems like drug interactions.
4 Inventory control in community pharmacy
Definition, various methods of Inventory Control
ABC, VED, EOQ, Lead time, safety stock
5 Pharmaceutical care
Definition and Principles of Pharmaceutical care.
6 Patient counselling
Definition, outcomes, various stages, barriers, Strategies to overcome barriers Patient information leaflets- content, design, & layouts, advisory labels
7 Patient medication adherence
Definition, Factors affecting medication adherence, role of pharmacist
in improving the adherence.
8 Health screening services
Definition, importance, methods for screening
Blood pressure/ blood sugar/ lung function
and Cholesterol testing
9 OTC Medication- Definition, OTC medication list & Counselling
10 Health Education
WHO Definition of health, and health promotion, care for children, pregnant breast feeding women, and geriatric patients.
Commonly occurring Communicable Diseases, causative agents,
Clinical presentations and prevention of communicable diseases – Tuberculosis, Hepatitis, Typhoid, Amoebiasis, Malaria, Leprosy,
Syphilis, Gonorrhea and AIDS Balance diet, and treatment & prevention of deficiency disorders Family planning – role of pharmacist
11 Responding to symptoms of minor ailments
Relevant pathophysiology, common drug therapy to, Pain, GI disturbances (Nausea, Vomiting, Dyspepsia, diarrhea, constipation), Pyrexia, Opthalmic
symptoms, worms infestations.
12 Essential Drugs concept and Rational Drug Therapy
Role of community pharmacist
13 Code of ethics for community pharmacists

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