1.a.Introduction to dosage forms- classification and definitions
b. Prescription: definition, parts and Handling

C. Posology: Definition, Factors affecting dose selection. Calculation of Children and infant doses.

d. Historical background and development of profession of pharmacy and pharmacueitcal industry in brief.

2. i) Development of Indian Pharmacopoeia and introduciton to other pharmacopoeias such as BP, USP, European Pharmacopeia, Extra Pharmacopoeia and Indian National Formulary.

ii) Weights and measures, Calculations involving percentage solutions, allegation, proof spirt, isotonic solutions etc.

3.i) Powders and Granules: Classificaiton advantages and disadvantages, Preparation of simple, Compound Powders, Insufflations, Dusting powders, Eutectic and Explosive powders, Tooth powder and effervescent powders and granules

ii) Monophasic Dosage Forms: Theoretical aspects of formulation incliding adjuvant like stabilizers, Colorants, Flavours with examples. Study of monophasic liquids like gargles, mouth washes, Throat paint, Ear drops, Nasal drops, Liniments and lotions, Enemas and Collodions.

4. a) Biphasic dosage forms: Suspensions and emulsions, definition, advantages and disadvantages, Classification, test for the type of emulsion, formulation, stability and evaluation.

b) Suppositories and Pessaries: Definition, advantages and disadvantages, type of base, method of preparaiton, displacement value and evaluation.

C) Galenicals: Definition, Equipment for different extraction process like infusion, Decoction, Maceration and Percolation, Methods of Preparation of Spirits, Tinctures and Extracts

5. i) Pharmaceutical Calcualtions.
ii) Surgical Aids: Surgical dressings, Absorbable gelatin sponge, Sutures, Ligatures and Medicated bandages.

iii) Incompatabilities: Introduciton, Classification and methods to overcome the incompatabilities.