Pharmacy is a fast-growing, dynamic, versatile and increasingly diverse profession which provides several opportunities to serve the Nation. Pharmacists comprise the third largest healthcare professionals in the world and the pharmacy profession has been evolving steadily over the last decade in India. Today, pharmacists have expanded their role from dispensing to pharmaceutical care by maximizing the benefits of medications and their safety. Since the last decade, pharmacy profession in India is evolving due to industrialization and an increase inpatient needs, leading to an increase in the demand of pharmacists. This profession now transformed into a hub for “Global Healthcare” and and evolved as a multidisciplinary and multifaceted field. Recently the Pharmaceutical industry and health sector has thrown open a sea of opportunities for Pharmacy Profession. Careers in pharmacy offer many benefits and opportunities. These include working in the community, a hospital, home health care, pharmaceutical research companies, nursing homes, government health agencies, and higher education. In addition, pharmacy has excellent earning potential and is consistently ranked as one of the most highly trusted professions due to the care and service pharmacists provide.
- At LNCT University, you will typically take modules focusing on chemistry, human biology and physiology, pharmaceutics (how medicines are made), and pharmacology (how drugs interact with the body).
- Pharmacy degrees combine academic research with more vocational training and professional pharmacy skills, such as learning about legal and ethical issues, and how to interact with patients.
- You will learn all about prescriptions, drugs, medications and clinical practice, and practice responding to different scenarios. As you study pharmacy, you may have the opportunity to specialize in a particular type of role (such as new medicine development or patient care), or in a particular field of medical care (such as infectious diseases, or care of the elderly).