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Pharmacy Technician

  • Search for PRX101PRX101 4 credits

    Pharmacy Technician I

    Introduces the basic concepts of the practice of pharmacy and the pharmacy technician’s role, including the history of pharmacy, the types of pharmacy settings, the language of pharmacy and drug classifications, the types and use of technology in the pharmacy setting, and basic concepts of health insurance billing as they relate to the pharmacy technician’s role.
    Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Pharmacy Technician program.

  • Search for PRX102PRX102 4 credits

    Pharmacy Technician II

    Builds on material learned in Pharmacy Technician I. Focus is on the pharmacy technician’s role in purchasing and inventory control, the behaviors expected of a professional pharmacy technician, the process of preparing, labeling, packaging, storing, and distributing medication, and the purpose, reason, and process for compounded and sterile medications.
    Prerequisite: PRX101.

  • Search for PRX123PRX123 2 credits

    Legal and Ethical Issues for Pharmacy Technicians

    Exposes the student to variety of legal and ethical dilemmas, helping students become more prudent and confident pharmacy technicians. Classroom content includes the legal system, the legal rights that define relationships between individuals, quality assurance, office protocols and patient records, and legal issues that affect employment.
    Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Pharmacy Technician program.

  • Search for PRX170PRX170 3 credits

    Pharmacy Technician Practicum and Seminar

    Provides hands-on clinical experience. Students work an average of nine hours per week in a host site as part of the pharmacy team and experience first-hand the various operations within different pharmacy settings. Duties will be assigned according to students’ skill level and the work needs of the host site. Students will participate in three seminars during the term – an orientation seminar to discuss expectations for the term; a mid-term seminar to discuss current activities and exchange details on experiences; and a concluding seminar to reflect on work experiences. Seminars are attended and moderated by an instructor, who uses the feedback gained to evaluate current practicum experiences and improve future practicum experiences.
    Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Pharmacy Technician program and successful completion of all first term courses.