Clinical pharmacy is that branch of pharmacy which deals with providing medicinal management to the patients and associated care in all medical organizations or hospitals. It is a full time 2 years Post-Graduate course. Clinical Pharmacy is designed to prepare the pharmacist for an extended role as a provider of direct patient care.
Admission in M.Pharma in Clinical Pharmacy is done on the basis of marks obtained in the Bachelor's Degree and performance in various entrance exams like GPAT, NIPER JEE, BITS HD Pharmacy, etc.
Question: What is the difference between a hospital pharmacist and a clinical pharmacist?
Answer: Clinical pharmacist include hospital pharmacist and community pharmacist. They are the people who work in the healthcare field and have the main role in drug prescription. Hospital pharmacist is referred to those who work in a hospital.
Question: Where do clinical pharmacists work?
Answer: While regular pharmacists normally work in a pharmacy, a clinical pharmacist works directly with medical professionals and patients, usually in a medical center, hospital, or health care unit. The job of the clinical pharmacist is to determine the best medications for a given symptom for a patient at a given time.