Pharm D

The Pharm D (Doctor of Pharmacy) is a post graduate level integrated course in pharmacy introduced in India by Pharmacy Council of India in 2008 to inculcate a new standard in pharmacy practice. It is a prerequisite to practice as a licensed clinical pharmacist in India and abroad. Clinical Pharmacists promote appropriate, effective and safe medication use for patients. They go hand in hand with other members of health care team and closely monitor patient drug therapy to make recommendations on selection of best medication for a patient condition, correct dose & duration of therapy. They also forecast and solve drug related issues thereby reducing length of hospital stay and economic burden of treatment, thus increasing quality of life of patients. Pharm D graduates has excellent earning potential and is consistently ranked as one of the most highly trusted professions.

Pharm D is a six-year program after twelth standard which includes 5 years of academic study and 1 year of internship or residency. Each academic year is spread over a period of not less than 200 working days. During clinical postings, students are exposed to real-time clinical pharmacy services and develop skill under exemplary supervision of clinical preceptors to mould themselves as efficient clinical pharmacists at ELIMS College of Pharmacy, Thrissur offers PharmD program with all facilities at its prescribed standards , guided by a team of skilled and well experienced teachers.

ELIMS College of Pharmacy, Thrissur has memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Daya General Hospital Ltd Thrissur and speciality surgical centre, Thrissur where our Pharm D candidates would undergo hands on clinical training under the supervision of clinical preceptors and doctors.

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