School of Pharmacy, RK University, organized a 2-day refresher course for registered Pharmacists on 1st & 2nd December, 2018, sponsored by Gujarat State Pharmacy Council.
The course received a tremendous response and had participants from various fields of Pharmacy like medical stores, hospitals, primary health centres and industries, from the age group of 22 to 85.
The inauguration was graced by Hon. Registrar of RKU Shri Shivlalbhai Ramani, Prof. Dr. Devang Pandya, Course Director and Dy. Director, School of Pharmacy and Dr. Nasir Vadia, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Saurashtra University.
Four lectures were delivered by the faculties of School of Pharmacy, RK University, themselves: Prof. Dr. Ketan Shah, Course Co-ordinator, delivered a lecture on one of the crucial aspects affecting Community Pharmacy: Storage of drugs. Prof. Dr. Vipul Patel, Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy delivered a lecture on Novel Drug Delivery Systems. Dr. Dharmik Mehta, Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, gave a detailed account regarding format of prescription, its handling and sources of errors in prescription using active learning approach. Mr. Tejas Ganatra, Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy delivered lecture on patent laws.
Dr. Nasir Vadia, gave details about role of pharmacists in health care programme and concept of community pharmacy. Two speakers were from B. K. Mody Govt Pharmacy College, Rajkot. Dr. Ashwin Dudhrejiya, Head of Department, B. K. Mody Govt Pharmacy College, Rajkot delivered a talk on basics of pharmacy act 1948. Dr. Ravi Manek, Assistant Professor, B. K. Mody Govt Pharmacy College, Rajkot talked about Drug Interaction. The lectures were followed by an objective test.
The valedictory was graced by Executive Council Member of Gujarat State Pharmacy Council Shri Maheshbhai Vekariya.
Executive Vice-President of RK University and Chief Patron of the Course Mr. Denishbhai Patel and Dr. T. R. Desai, Provost, RK University congratulated the team of School of Pharmacy for receiving excellent feedback for this course.