DIPLOMA IN HOMOEOPATHIC PHARMACY

COURSE OVERVIEW - AT A GLANCE:

This course is conducted by SIMPATHY INSTITUTE OF HOMOEOPATHIC PHARMACY COLLEGE affiliated by Board of Homoeopathic System of Medicine (Govt.of Delhi).The purpose of this course is to improve the homoeopathic Pharmacies and Homoeopathy Dispensaries through a qualified pharmacist. For good medication and official doses of homoeopathic prescriptions the qualified pharmacist is needed, before this course only experience holders comes in homoeopathy pharmacy to manage pharmacy and quality of those people are very poor in knowledge. So for the betterment of pharmacy services quality the course is needful to our society. The programme is spread over two years in regular mode; the medium of instruction is English.

MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE

COURSE STEERING COMMITTEE:

1 Mrs. SEEMA TIWARI
President, Simpathy
Chairman
2 DR R.KANT
Director, Simpathy Institute of Homoeopathic Pharmacy College (New Delhi)
Member
3 DR.ESWAR DAS
Former Director, National Institute of Homoeopathy (Kolkata)
Member
4 DR P.N.VERMA
Former Director, Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia Laboratory (Ghaziabad)
Member

COURSE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:

1 Dr Rumjhum Singh Chairman
2 Dr Poonam Goyal Agrwal
Member
3 Dr Megha Sharotri
Member
4 Dr Vidyarthi Prasad
Member

COURSE CURICULUM

(IST YEAR CURRICULUM)

PHARMACEUTICS- PART I

• Definition
• Introduction to Pharmacopoeia with special reference to HPI,HPUS,BHP,GHP
• Metrology systems of weight and measurement including Homoeopathic Scales Calculation including conversion from one to another system
• Vehicles Introduction to vehicles
• Hahnemann’s Method of preparation of Mother Tincture
• Preparation of Mother Tincture by percolation and maceration, new Method
• Potentization, Trituration and succession, conversion of dry Trituration to Liquid potency
• Different method of preparation of Homeopathic medicine (Drug Trituration and Potentization of Homoeopathic Drugs in Decimal scale,Centesimal scale and Millesimal scale)

PHARMACEUTICS- PART II

• Surgical dressing, absorbents, bandages, plasters and protective
• Size separation by sieving
• Mixing and homogenization, liquid mixing and powder mixing, mixing of semi solid
• Filtration and its clarification, theory of filtration, filter media, filter aid and selection of filters
• Vehicle used for preparation of homoeopathic drugs, dispensing of medicine, base material used for ointments, liniments, lotions, plasters, poultices, oils and method of preparation
• Heat process, evaporation, factors affecting evaporation, study of ‘evaporating still and evaporating pan’
• Distillation; simple distillation, fractional distillation, steam distillation, vacuum distillation, study of vacuum still, preparation of purified water, construction and working of still’s used for the same

INTRODUCTION TO HOMEOPATHIC PRINCIPLES

• History of Origin and evolution of homoeopathy
• Life and work of Dr.S. Hahnemann
• Hahnemann-a Pharmacist
• Concept of Health, Decease, recovery and cure in homoeopathy
• Introduction to the study of organon of medicine
• Mission of physician
• Ideal cure
• Principles of homeopathic medicine
• Totality of symptoms
• Analysis and evaluation of symptoms
• Portrait of disease

PHARMACOGNOGY WITH HOMOEOPATHIC MATERIA MEDICA

• Definition history and scope of Pharmacognogy including indigenous system of medicine
• Adulteration and drug evaluation, significance of pharmacopoeial standards
• Morphology, physical, chemical features of following groups with minimum five examples from each

(A) Plant kingdom family

• Compositcae
• Cucurbitaceac
• Loganiaceae
• Papaveraceae
• Ranunculaceae
• Solanaceae
• Anacardiaceae
• Molanthiaceae

(B) Mineral Kingdom

• Acid group
• Kali group
• Natural group
• Baryta group
• Calcarea Group
• Mercury group
• Carbon Group

(C) Animal Kingdom

• Ophidia group
• Spider group
• Insect Group
• Fish group

(D) Sarcodes

(E) Nosodes

(F) Plant kingdom family

• Compositcae
• Cucurbitaceac
• Loganiaceae
• Papaveraceae
• Ranunculaceae
• Solanaceae
• Anacardiaceae
• Molanthiaceae

(G) Mineral Kingdom

• Acid group
• Kali group
• Natural group
• Baryta group
• Calcarea Group
• Mercury group
• Carbon Group

(H) Animal Kingdom

• Ophidia group
• Spider group
• Insect Group
• Fish group

(I) Sarcodes

(J) Nosodes

HUMAN ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND BIO-CHEMISTRY

• INTRODUCTION: Scope of Anatomy and physiology-Definitions of various terms used in anatomy
• CYTOLOGY : Structure of cell, function of its components with special reference to mitochondria and microsomes
• HISTOLOGY : Elementary tissues of the body i.e. epithelial tissue, muscular tissue, connective tissue and nervous tissue.
• OESTEOLOGY : Structure and function and skeleton, Classification of joints and their function, joint disorder
• BLOOD : Composition of blood, function of blood elements, blood group and coagulation of blood, brief information regarding disorder of blood
• Name and factions of disorder of lymph glands
• CARDIO VASCULAR SYSTEM : Structure and functions of variousparts of the heart, arterial and venous systems with special reference to the name and position of main arteries and veins. Blood pressure and its recording. Brief information about cardiovascular disorders
• RESPIRATORY SYSTEM : Various parts of respiratory system and their functions, physiology of respiration
• MYOLOGY : Structure of skeletal muscle, physiology of muscle contraction names position, attachments and Functions of various skeletal muscles, physiology of neuromuscular junction
• NERVOUS SYSTEM : Various parts of central nervous system, brain and its parts ,function and reflex action anatomy and physiology of autonomic nervous systems
• SENSE ORGAN : Elementary knowledge of structure and function of the organs of taste, smell, ear, and skin, physiology of pain
• DIGESTIVE SYSTEM: name of the various parts of digestive system and their functions, structure and function of liver, physiology of digestion and absorption
• ENDROCRINOLOGY: Endocrine glands and hormones, locations of the glands, their hormones and functions, pituitary, thyroid, adrenal and pancreas.
• REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS- Physiology and anatomy of reproduction systems.

(IInd YEAR CURRICULUM)

PHARMACEUTICS –PART I

• Jincheng, finks high potency, Dr Skinner’s fluxion method and korsakoff’s Method of Dynamization
• External Applications, scope, component and preparation of Glycerol, Liniments, Cream, Ointment, Lotion, Plaster and Protective
• Medication of Globules, Tablets, Diskettes etc.
• Preservation of Mother Tincture and Potencies
• Posology
• Routes of Administration
• Pharmacodynamics, Mechanism of Drug Action, Factors Modifying drug Action
• Action of Drugs, Physical, Chemical, Dynamics

PHARMACEUTICS –PART II

• Introduction to drying process, study of tray dryers, fluidized bed dryer, vacuum dryer and freeze dryer
• Sterilization, concept of sterilization and its difference from disinfection, thermal resistance of organism, detailed study of a) sterilization b) dry heat sterilization c)sterilization by filtration d) gaseous sterilization
• Tablets definition, different type of compressed tablets and their properties, process involved in the production of tablets, tablets excipients, physical standers including disintegration and dissolution, tablet coating sugar coating, film coating, entering coating, micro capsulation
• Capsules manufacturing of empty hard gelatin capsule, soft gelatin capsule, formulation and equipment used for manufacturing of hard gelatin capsule and quality control
• Incompatible homoeopathic formulations based on homoeopathic philosophy. Incompatibilities in prescription, study of various types of incompatibilities- physical, chemical and therapeutic.
• Packing and labeling of pharmaceuticals, type of containers, desirable features of containers, type of glass and plastic materials for containers, rubber as a material for containers their merits and demerits, introduction to aerosol packaging

INTRODUCTION TO HOMEOPATHIC PRINCIPLES

• Disease- Natural and Artificial
• Primary and secondary action of medicine
• Drug proving (Homeopathic pathogenic trials)
• Susceptibility
• Theory of chronic diseases
• Posology
• Source of homeopathic materia medica
• Homeopathic materia medica
• Comparative study of homeopathic Materia medica with materia medica of other systems of medicine
• Scope and limitation of homeopathic therapeutic

PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY

• Introduction to Pharmacology, scope of pharmacology
• Routs of administration of drug, their advantages and disadvantages.
• General mechanism, of drug action and the factors which modify drugs action
• Definition of toxicology
• Relationship with homoeopathy materia medica
• Basic principles of Toxicity-acute, sub-acute and chronic
• Local and systemic Toxicity
• Common house hold poisons
• Classification of poisons
• Factor Modifying action of poisons
• Fate of poison in body
• List of drugs to be studied- in relation to pharmacological action (Drug)

PHARMACEUTICAL JURISPRUDENCE

• Origin and nature of pharmaceutical legislation in India its scope and objectives. Evolution of the “concept of Pharmacy” as an integral part of Health Care systems.
• Principals and significance of professional Ethics
• Pharmacy Act, 1948- the general study of the pharmacy act with special reference to education regulation, working of state and central councils, constitutions of these councils and functions. Registration procedure under the Act.
• The drug and cosmetic Act, 1940- General study of the drug and cosmetics act and the rules thereunder. Definition and salient feature relate to retail and wholesale distribution of drug. The Power of inspectors, the sampling procedures and the procedure formalities in obtaining licenses under the rule. Facilities to be provide running a pharmacy effectively. General study of the schedules with special reference of schedules C, CI, F, G, J, H, P and X and salient features of the labeling and storage condition of drugs
• The Drugs and Magic remedies (Objectionable Advertisements. Magic remedies and objectionable and permitted advertisements- diseases which cannot be claim to cured
• Narcotic drug and psychotropic substances Act, 1985-A Brief Study of the act with special reference to its objectives Offences and punishment

Brief introduction to the study of the following acts

a) Latest drug ( Price control) order in force
b) Poisons Act,1919 ( As amended to date )
c) Medicinal and toilet preparations ( Excise duties) Act,1955 ( As amended to date)
d) Medical Termination of pregnancy Act,1971 (As amended to date)

DRUG STORE AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Commerce

• Introduction-Trade, Industry and commerce function and subdivision of commerce, Introduction to Elements of Economic and management
• Forms of business organizations
• Channels of Distribution
• Drug house management-selection of site, space lay-out and legal requirements.
     i. Importance and objectives of purchasing, selection of suppliers, credit information, tenders contracts and price determination and legal requirements thereto.
     ii. Codification, handling of drug stores and other hospitals supplies.
• Sales promotion, market research, salesmanship, qualities of a salesman, Advertising and window display.
• Recruitment, training , evaluation and compensation of the pharmacist
• Banking and finance service and functions of bank, finance planning and sources of finance

Accountancy

• Introduction to the accounting concepts and convention ,double entry book keeping, different kind of accounts
• Cash book
• General ledger and trial balance sheet
• Simple technique of analyzing financial statements
• Introduction to budgeting

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL PHARMACY

Hospitals Pharmacy

• Hospital definition, function, classification based on various criteria, organization, management and health delivery system in indie.
• Hospital pharmacy
    a) Definition
    b) Function and objectives of hospital pharmaceutical services
    c) Location, layout, Flow chart of material and men
    d) Personal and facilities requirements including equipment’s based on individual and basic needs
    e) Requirements and abilities required for hospital pharmacist
• Drug distribution system in hospitals:
    a) Out- Patient services
   b) In-patient services (i) Types of service (ii) detail discussion of unit does system, floor ward stock systems, satellite pharmacy service, central sterile, bed side pharmacy
• Manufacturing:
    a) Economical consideration, estimation of demand
   b) Sterile manufacture- large and small volume, parenteral facilities, requirements, layout production planning manpower requirements
    c) Non-sterile manufacture-Liquid oral , Externals-bulk concentrates
    d) Procurements for stores and testing of raw materials
• Nomenclature and uses of surgical instruments and hospital equipment and health accessories surgical dressing like cotton, gauze, bandage and adhesive tapes including their pharmacopoeial test for quality. Other hospital supply e.g. I.V. sets, B.G. Sets, Ryle’s tubes, catheters, syringes etc.
• Application of computer in maintenance of records, inventory control, medication monitoring, drug information and data storage and retrieval in hospital and retail pharmacy establishments

Clinical Pharmacy

• Introduction to clinical pharmacy practice- definition, scope
• Modern dispensing aspects- Pharmacist and patients counseling and advice for the use of common drug medication history
• Common daily terminology used in the practice of medicine
• bio- availability of drug, including factors affecting it

ADMISSION DETAILS

Board of Homoeopathic System of medicine (Govt.of Delhi) will be providing the certificate and mark sheet after successful completion of the course.

Nos. of seats : 25
Admission : In the Month of July
Duration : Two Years
Eligibility : 12th Pass with PCB
Fee : Rs. 40,000 (Tuition Fee) and 10,000/- (Security Fee)per year

Rs.50,000/- INR (for Indian Residents) $$-1500/- US$ (for out of India) for the one year course duration, payable through Demand Draft /Cheque /Cash / Bank Transfer in favor of "SIMPATHY" in Account no 3976002100006387 (IFS CODE– PUNB 0751200) Punjab National Bank, Badarpur New Delhi-110044.

If any candidate withdraws, no refund can be claimed. The course fee is to be remitted after the final selection of the candidates. Preference will be given to employees of Government/Partner Societies /Corporate/Autonomous Bodies, NGO/Private Sector.

The candidate will be required to produce the certificates of education, proof of date of birth, and other testimonials for admission. The candidates should fill up the application form online / mail /whatsapp or to be submitted in the office by hand or registered post before Last Date on the address of SIMPATHY C-79/6 Om Nagar, Badarpur, New Delhi-44.

Applications received after the due date may not be considered. The list of shortlisted candidates would be posted on notice board / Intimate by phone / SMS by course coordinator.