It is very important to know the layout of pharmacy for student apprentice pharmacist. The knowledge of proper arrangement of things in the pharmacy, during the training period, someone will not get problem for arrangement to be done in his own pharmacy. Student pharmacist who wants to registered pharmacist must know the drugs and cosmetic Act 1940. The drug and cosmetics Act was passed in 1940, with a main object to regulate the import, manufacture distribution and sale of drug and cosmetics. The Act also provides for the control over the sale and distribution of drugs by only trained and qualified persons. In retail pharmacy now-a-days readymade formulation of drugs are available student pharmacist knows the different dosage forms of drug but in training he got opportunity to handle, feel and see the different dosage forms at one place i.e. in retail pharmacy. A trained pharmacist must know the drug formulations available in market but with that someone must know the pharmacological action of the particular drug. A Student pharmacist has to undergo 750 Hrs. practical training spread over 3 months in a retail pharmacy. During this period student pharmacist interact with medical representatives of different companies. Over the counter (OTC) drugs concepts is very important while taking training in any retail pharmacy. As our pharmacy profession is ethical profession, here we have to sale each and every medicine against the prescription given by registered medical practioners. Generally prescriptions are written specific format and it contains different parts. It is the duty of every pharmacist to give sales receipt to the patient after dispensing the medicines. This proforma will beneficial to all institutes of pharmacy for uniformity in project and training before sanctioning the apprentice practical training.
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Prasad V. Patrekar, Sachin S. Mali. Project Writing for Retail Pharmacy Practical Training: A Proforma. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 7(9): Sept. 2014 Page 1073-1080.