Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences organized national seminar

The College of Pharmacy, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore in association with Tamil Nadu Pharmacy Council organized a one-day National seminar on “Integrating Knowledge and Practice: Strategies and challenges”.

Dr.T.K.Ravi, Principal, College of Pharmacy welcomed the gathering and addressed the importance of integrating knowledge and practice of Pharmacy clinically in enhancing patient health.

D.Lakshminarayaswamy, Managing trustee, SNR Son’s charitable trust presided over the function. He emphasized the need for pharmacists to upgrade their expertise in order to be globally competitive in providing graduates with clinical training.

Chief guest Dr.M.TamizhMozhi, Registrar, Tamil Nadu Pharmacy Council, Chennai, highlighted the plan of Tamil Nadu state pharmacy council to implement the Pharmacy Practice Regulation (PPR) act 2015 in the near future which is going to provide broad scope for pharmacists and regarding the refresher training courses in collaboration with institutions for the betterment of clinical pharmacists.

Guest of Honour Dr.K.P. Arun, Professor, Dept. of Pharmacy Practice, JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty, insisted on exploring various domains of pharmacy to improve the practice clinically.

Speakers of the national seminar Dr.T.R.Nandakumar, Consultant and Interventional Cardiologist, Dr.K.Ramadoss, Consultant neurologist, Dr.SureshDamodharan, Consultant Endocrinologist and Diabetologist, Sri Ramakrishna Hospital, Dr.ShaliniSivadasan, Professor and Head, Dept. of Pharmacy Practice, KMCH College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore; Dr.ManjulaDevi.A.S., Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy, SRIPMS and Dr.Gayathri Govindaraju, Clinical Pharmacist, KMCH, provided insights and expert knowledge pertaining to the topic.

More than 500 delegates including principals, faculties and students from pharmacy colleges of various states participated in the one-day National seminar. Dr.S.Sriram, HOD, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Dr.M.Gopal Rao, Vice Principal, College of Pharmacy SRIPMS were part of the national seminar.