External Pharmacist’s Apprentice Course is established and conducting by Ceylon Medical College Council (CMCC), under the Ministry of Health Sri Lanka.
This is a job oriented program and the main objective of the program is to prepare candidate for the External Pharmacist Examination and thereby forward for the SLMC Registration as a Registered Pharmacist, and provide competent candidates to Pharmaceutical Industry.
Pharmacist is a healthcare professional who specialize in the right way to discovery, development, use, store, preserve, and provide medicines.
During this program you have to complete a syllabus within two academic years, and that is mainly focused following subjects,
Anatomy (Structure of Human), Physiology (Function of Human), Pathology (Diseases of Human), Clinical Biochemistry (Diagnosis of diseases of Human), Pharmacology (Medicines for diseases), Pharmaceutics (Pharmaceutical products & Manufacturing processes), Forensic Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical law).