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What is the future of Pharm D?

Last updated: 06 Sep 2021

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Doctor of Pharmacy or Pharm D is the doctorate programme that can be done by the D.Pharma students after the completion of their diploma course. The Pharm D course gives in-depth understanding and knowledge of pharmaceuticals and their businesses.

There are excellent job opportunities available for the students after the completion of the Pharm D course. In this article we try to explore more about some of the top performing roles that are available for Doctor of Pharmacy or Pharm D students.

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Some of the important job roles available for Pharm D students are:

1. Research Scientist (Life science): Roles and Responsibilities

  • The Research Scientist (Life science) is responsible for planning and conducting experiments to increase the volume of scientific knowledge on various topics related to medicines. 

  • The research scientist one is required to improve existing medical treatments and other medicinal products for the benefit of mankind.

  • Plan and carryout experiments and analyse or interpret results obtained

  • Keep proper and correct records of work undertaken by the organisation

  • Use specialist computer softwares to analyse data and create diagrammatic representation of results

  • Write and submit applications and progress reports to various funding bodies, that support medical research

  • Collaborate with industry, research institutes hospitals and academics about new discoveries and innovations

  • Take care of presentations and discussions at different national and international conferences

  • Prepare presentations and deliver them to internal teams and management

  • Write original papers for publication in peer-reviews medical or scientific journals

  • Be updated with latest developments in the field of pharmacy

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2. Drug Research Associate: Roles and Responsibilities

  • The main job of a Drug Research Associate is to run clinical trials to test drugs for their effectiveness, risks and benefits on volunteers. 

  • They are also responsible to ensure that tested drugs in trials are safe and ready for markets. 

  • The Drug Research Associate, one is responsible to work on new and existing drugs. They usually work in tandem with the research and development team of pharmaceutical companies.

  • Develop and prepare drug trial protocols for newly developed drugs

  • Present trial protocols to a steering committee and get approvals

  • Design data collection forms for gathering results from clinical drug trials

  • Coordinate with the ethics committee and ensure that they are safe and well-being of all trial subjects

  • Manage regulatory authority applications and approvals that oversee the research and marketing of new and existing drugs

  • Identify and assess the suitability of facilities to use as the clinical trial location

  • Coordinate with doctors. Consultants or investigators on conducting the trials a trial location

  • Setup trial sites and ensure that all the trial materials are available

  • Prepare the reports about the trials conducted and send it to authorities

3. Clinical Pharmacist: Roles and Responsibilities

  • The Clinical Pharmacists are responsible for the purchase and supply of medicines used in clinics and hospitals. As a clinical pharmacist one should have in-depth knowledge of medicines that are used in clinics and hospitals. 

  • Clinical Pharmacists are responsible to dispense prescriptions for patients. The Clinical Pharmacists are also involved in purchasing and quality testing of medicines and drugs.

  • The clinical pharmacist one is responsible to keep the well-stocked medicines every time and should be aware of all the medicines that are available.

  • Check prescriptions for errors and ensure that they are all appropriate and safe for the patient

  • Provide advice and dosage of medicines and the most appropriate form of medication, that may be an injection, ointment, tablet or an inhaler to the patients

  • Discuss treatments with patients, relatives, community pharmacists and general practitioners

  • Make sure the medicines are stored securely

  • Supervise the work of fellow and junior staff members

  • Be well-versed with latest developments in the pharmacy industry contribute to research and development

  • Write guidelines for drug use within the clinics or hospital premises

  • Provide information on sale and expenditure of medicines and drugs

  • Prepare and quality check sterile medications of various intravenous medications 

4. Pharmacologist: Roles and Responsibilities

  • As a pharmacologist one is responsible to understand how medicines and other drugs work and how it is processed by the body. 

  • A Pharmacologist is responsible for developing the medicines according to the formulations and should always be aware of the effects caused by them (if any).

  • As a pharmacologist one is required to investigate how the drugs interact with biological systems. He/she is responsible to carry out in-vitro research or in vivo research to predict the effects of certain drugs on humans.

  • Design, plan and conduct controlled experiments and clinical trials to improve understanding of drug’s activity

  • Use computers, high technology measuring systems and other sophisticated equipment to collect, analyse and interpret data

  • Apply and develop the results of research to work through a variety of pharmaceutical applications

  • Prepare clinical plans and proposals for future drug developmental tests

  • Organise and oversee tests of new drugs and medicines, ensure quality control and secure approval for their use from respective authorities

  • Coordinate with regulatory authorities to ensure compliance with local, national and international regulations

  • Plan coordinate and supervise the duties of other technical staff and train mentor early-career pharmaceuticals

What is the future of Pharm D?

  • The Pharm D students can open pharmacy shops in their neighbourhood. The Pharm D students can join pharmacy companies in India and abroad. 

  • They can even join pharmacy research labs across the globe.

  • On an average a fresh Pharm D salary will be about 8 to 10 lakhs per annum. The experienced Pharm D professionals will be earning more when compared to freshers due to their experience. 

  • The salaries also depend upon the recruiter and location. The Indian Pharma D is valid in the USA and in all the countries.

How to get admission to Pharm D course colleges in Bangalore ?

The students interested to join the Pharm D course can “Apply Online” through our website to get a hassle free admission process.

  • The Pharm D course is one of the most popular courses that is making some noise in the current industry. 

  • There is a huge demand for this course, the chances are high that seats may run out very fast and many students may miss the chance of joining this course due to unconventional methods like waiting. 

  • In order to avoid this the students can opt for NRI/Management quota seats under direct admissions from Galaxy Education. 

  • The interested students can get easy admissions to top Pharm D colleges in Bangalore 

  • The desired students can directly contact us to pre book your seats in top Pharm D colleges in Bangalore under direct admission mode, so that you will be having the confirmed admissions even before the academic year starts.  

Final Lines

The field of pharmacy offers highly potential careers for fresh and budding skilled pharmacists. The demand for the medicines has always been high and has never seen any loss till date. Every day the medical professionals are discovering new diseases and along with that the demand for new treatments and medicines is also increasing.

The students can WhatsApp us on 91 9916505050/ 8088602346 for more details about Pharm.D Course

At Galaxy Education, we help you through the process of finding and applying to the right Colleges in Bangalore. Contact us in below details to get more information on admission procedure and how to secure your seat:

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