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Hospital Pharmacy

Course Information


Credit Hours: 3

Course Pre-Requisites: None

Course Co-Requisites: None

Course Description

This course focuses on institutional pharmacy practice, including the functions and processes involved in hospital pharmacy and accreditation standards of the Joint Commission. Aseptic technique and infection control practices are described in detail, including garbing and universal precautions. Finally, students will learn concepts and techniques involved with compounding sterile products and handling hazardous drugs following guidelines outlined in USP Chapter 797 and the proposed standard of the new USP Chapter 800.