Going by the changes in the pharma sector, we need to upgrade the education standards of D Pharm as the industry is looking for candidates from this specialization, PCI president Dr B Suresh told Pharmabiz.
This is where the revised pharmacy new regulation 2011 will give a fillip to the standard of syllabus and course curricula, said Dr. Suresh
In this regard, PCI
is looking into devising a competency framework to ensure a quality assurance system, and building academic and institution capacity, among others, he
"Pharmacy educational systems and pharmacy institutions which are designed for a by-gone age have to realize the need to reshaping into learning organizations, where conversations on how actionable change is brought about in a global perspective, that benefits the learner and teacher, customer and expert, have become more important," said Dr. Suresh
In fact, the 2011 regulations will arm the D Pharm candidate with confidence of authority to create an indispensable role in the healthcare space, said Dr Suresh who is also chairman, scientific body, Indian Pharmacopoeia and Vice Chancellor, JSS University, Mysore.