AIIMS Pharmacology Syllabus

AIIMS Pharmacology Syllabus – Part II

 

 

PRACTICALS

A)    Experimental pharmacology exercise on isolated organ

–          Assay of various drugs using guinea pig ileum

–          Identification of unknown drugs by evaluating its action antagonism and drug interaction on guinea pig ileum

–          Determination of concentration of unknown drug solution by different methods

B)   Experimental exercise on pharmacy

–          General principles of pharmacy

–          Prescription writing exercises

–          Preparation and dispensing of powders, emulsions ointments, mixtures, liniments, suppositories and syrups

C)   Spotting exercise – Identify the commonly used items in Pharmacology

D)    Exercises on drug interactions TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODOLOGY

The pharmacology teaching shall be done with the goal of making the student understand the concept of rational use of drug.

General pharmacology and systemic pharmacology

It shall be taught by way of lectures. Each lecture session will be planned to deliver maximum relevant information to the student. The clinical aspects as well as rationality of use of a given drug shall be discussed with the students. In addition, seminars on some important topics will be planned in which the use of a given drug shall be discussed by a clinical expert in the field.

Practicals

The given practical exercise shall be discussed and demonstrated beforehand to the students. In addition, the students will learn prescription writing and discuss exercise on drug interactions and shall also be shown various spots. The spots shall include various chemicals, drugs and instruments used in pharmacology.

TEXT-BOOKS RECOMMENDED

  1. Goodman & Gilman’s – The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics
  2. Basic & Clinical Pharmacology by Bertram G, Katzung
  3. Clinical Pharmacology by DR Lawrence, PN Bennett & MJ Brown
  4. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology by K.D. Tripathi
  5. Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics by RS Satoskar, SD Bhandarkar, SS Ainapure
  6. Fundamental of Experimental Pharmacology by MN Ghosh

EXAMINATION AND MARKS DISTRIBUTION

Total Marks                                      200

Internal Assessment                         100

Professional Examination 100

Internal Assessment : Five assessments in theory and practical are held as given below:

   

Theory

Practical

Viva

III Semester

Mid Term

10

5

5

 

End Term

10

5

5

IV Semester

Mid Term

10

5

5

 

End Term

10

5

5

V Semester

End Term

10

5

5

 

Total

50

25

25

Professional

Examination

     

Theory

Paper I

25 Marks

   
 

Paper II

25 Marks

   

Practicals

 

35 Marks

   

Viva

 

15 Marks

   

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