Pharmacology – Education

Teaching Programs

1. Undergraduate 2. Post-graduate

1. Undergraduate curriculum – objectives:

The student after completing the course in Pharmacology will be able to:

Understand the general principles of drug action and the handling of drugs by the body.
Select and prescribe suitable drug(s) according to the need of the patient for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of common ailments.
Foresee, recognize, prevent and manage adverse drug effects.
Know the Essential Drugs & prescribe the same as per the patient’s need.
To have knowledge of drug interactions & avoid simultaneous use of drugs resulting in harmful interaction(s)
Judiciously use rational drug combinations in the best interest of the patient.
Be aware of the contribution of both drug and non drug factors in the outcome of treatment.
Appreciate the essential drug concept and translate it in terms of drug needs for a given community.
Judiciously use “over the counter” drugs and be aware of ill effects of social use of intoxicants.
Exercise caution in prescribing drug(s) likely to produce dependence and be aware of treatment strategies for drug dependence.
Be aware of the drug treatment guidelines laid down for diseases covered under National Health Programs.
Prescribe drug(s) for the control of fertility.
Be aware of possible adverse effects of drugs on the fetus while treating pregnant women.
Be aware of the age related factors while prescribing treatment in relation to infant/children/geriatric patients.

2. Post-graduate curriculum – objectives

  • The aim & goal of P.G. medical education shall be to produce competent specialists and/or medical teachers.
  • The aim & goal of P.G. medical education shall be to produce competent specialists and/or medical teachers.
  • Who shall recognize the health needs of the community & carry out professional obligations ethically & in keeping with the objectives of the national health policy & world health organization.
  • Demonstrate sufficient understanding of the basic sciences relevant to the concerned specialty.
  • Who shall be aware of contemporary advances & developments & be research oriented in the field of Pharmacology.
  • Who shall have acquired basic skills in teaching of the medical & paramedical professionals.

About Kims

The present KARNATAKA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, HUBBALLI,( K.I.M.S. HUBBALLI.) was earlier known as the KARNATAKA MEDICAL COLLEGE, HUBBALLI. It was established in AUGUST 1957.For initial few years, the college was functioning from a building which is now known as J.G.Commerce College. Later, it was shifted to the present beautiful campus comprising of 100 acres of land, situated on Pune – Bangalore National Highway, Vidyanagar, Hubballi.

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