a) Drug distribution system in a hospital
Dispensing of drugs to inpatients, types of drug distribution systems, charging
policy and labelling, Dispensing of drugs to ambulatory patients, and Dispensing
of controlled drugs.
b) Hospital formulary
Definition, contents of hospital formulary, Differentiation of hospital formulary
and Drug list, preparation and revision, and addition and deletion of drug from
c) Therapeutic drug monitoring
Need for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Factors to be considered during the
Therapeutic DrugMonitoring, and Indian scenario for Therapeutic Drug
d) Medication adherence
Causes of medication non-adherence, pharmacist role in the medication
adherence, and monitoring of patient medication adherence.