::Departments : Non-Clinical : Pharmacology
DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY
HISTORY:
            The department was established in the year 2010, imparting education presently in the basic degree of Medicine.
            The department also holds a central animal house for experimental pharmacology studies two committees that are constituted with this department are namely pharmacovigilance and Institutional animal ethics committee.
 
Periodic Academic activities held in the department:
 
IAEC- conducted every 6th months and as per institution required.
 
Pharmacovigilance conducted as per required all the wards in the hospital are instructed to maintain the adverse drug reaction register to record the ADR and any other drug related problems.
 
A consolidated monthly report should be sent to the Prof. Pharmacology(Secretary of Pharmacovigilance committee) through Dean.
 


Seminars:
Topics:
  1. Factors modifying drug cution-
  2. Pharmacokinetics
  3. Pharmacodynamics
  4. Difference between sympathetic and Parasympathetic system
  5. Gene therapy
  6. Macrolides
  7. Treatment of UTI and STD
  8. Anti Tuberculosis drug
  9. Animals used in Experimental pharmacology
  10. drug interaction
  11. Clinical trails
  12. Recentl;y banned drugs
  13. Monoclonal antibody
  14. chelating agents
  15. Immunosupressant  drugs
  16. Antileprotic drugs
  17. Anti malarial drugs
  18. Vitamins
    Internal Assessment (conducted every month):
 
  1. General pharmacology
  2. Autonomic nervous system
  3. Respiratory system Autocids
  4. Kidney and blood
  5. Central nervous system
  6. Hormones and cardio vascular system
  7. Chemotherapy
  8. GIT
  9. Revision Test –I
  10. Revision Test-II
 
Time Table :

103 Batch(2018 - 2019)

Tuesday (2-3 pm) : Theory
Thursday(3-4 pm) : Theory
Friday    (2-4 pm)  : Practicals

Tutorials:
Cardio Vascular System
 
Viva/Orals:
Conducted every month

Medal exam:

Conducted medal exam for the year 2018 and Miss. B.Abinaya was awrdwd with medal.



Pharmacovigilance Awareness Programme:

Pharmacovigilance Awareness Programme and training to CRRIs was conducted by Department of Pharmacology, Govt. Thiruvarur Medical College on 27.03.2019 at Lecture Hall, College building from 2 to 4 PM., 
The programme started with the welcome address and Introduction to Pharmacovigilance by Prof. Rajaram, Professor & HOD of Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology, GTMC.  
Session proper was handled by Dr. C. Preeth, Asst. Prof of Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology, GTMC.  She elaborated on the history of Pharmacovigilance, Significance of ADR reporting, methods of ADR reporting and requisites of a quality report.  She stressed on the role of CRRIs in contributing to the activities of the regulatory body, CDCSO.  She stressed the role of all health care professionals in ADR reporting.  She also shared her personal experiences about the reporting of various ADRs and how it helped in solving many critical issues.  She also answered many queries asked by CRRIs. 
            Dr. Nandhini& Dr. Uma Maheshwari, Asst. Professors in Department of Pharmacology, GTMC  gave "Hands on Training" to fill up the SADRRF forms. They gave clinical scenarios to CRRIs for working out. It added more value and motivation to CRRIs.  The programmed ended with the filling up of feedback forms by CRRIs.
            Nearly 96 CRRIs attended the programme.

A seminar on PHARMACOVIGILANCE was conducted on 13.11.2018 at 12:30 PM at Conference Hall in 2nd floor of Hospital building, Govt. Thiruvarur Medical College & Hospital, Thiruvarur – 610 004.
            Presided over by Dean, GTMCH.
`           Participants attended the seminar are
Vice Principal,
                        Medical Superintendent,
                        Residential Medical Officer,
                        Professors of various departments,
                        Assistant Professors of various departments,
                        Tutors,
                        Residents of all Clinical and Non clinical departments.
            Emphasis was made on the following:
  1. To report ADR in the prescribed format
  2. Importance of Pharmacovigilance

PHARMACOVIGILANCE WORKSHOP FOR CRRI’S – 27/03/2019
 
INTRODUCTION ABOUT PHARMACOVIGILANCE
By PROF. DR. G. RAJARAM, M.D.,
DEPT. OF PHARMACOLOGY, GTMC

 
PROF. DR. G. RAJARAM, M.D.,ADDRESSING CRRI’S

 
GOVERNMENT THIRUVARUR MEDICAL COLLEGE
PHARMACOVIGILANCE WORKSHOP FOR CRRI’S – 27/03/2019
DISCUSSION ABOUT PHARMACOVIGILANCE
By DR. C. PREETH,M.D.,D.O., ASSISTANT PROFESSOR,
DEPT. OF PHARMACOLOGY, GTMC

 
DISCUSSION ABOUT PHARMACOVIGILANCE
By DR. C. PREETH,M.D.,D.O., ASSISTANT PROFESSOR,
DEPT. OF PHARMACOLOGY, GTMC

 
 
GOVERNMENT THIRUVARUR MEDICAL COLLEGE
PHARMACOVIGILANCE WORKSHOP FOR CRRI’S – 27/03/2019
HANDS ON TRAINING ON ADR REPORTING
By DR. C. UMA MAHESWARI, M.D., ASSISTANT PROFESSOR,
DEPT. OF PHARMACOLOGY, GTMC

HANDS ON TRAINING ON ADR REPORTING
By DR. R. NANDHINI, M.D., ASSISTANT PROFESSOR,
DEPT. OF PHARMACOLOGY, GTMC

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