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Pharmacy Technician Science

Course Information


Credit Hours: 4

Course Pre-Requisites: None

Course Co-Requisites: None

Course Description

An integrated course combining lecture and laboratory exercise in practical, technical, and legal aspects of drug management; distribution (dispensing); and storage in outpatient (retail), inpatient (hospital), and nursing home settings. Includes pharmacy equipment and devices, concepts related to computer operations, materials, non-sterile dosage forms, and inventory control. Also includes small or large scale compounding, packaging and quality control; practical aspects of recordkeeping, and insurance issues relevant to the daily pharmacy.