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Sterile Compounding and Aseptic Technique

Course Information

PHRM-209

Credit Hours: 3

Course Pre-Requisites: None

Course Co-Requisites: None

Course Description

This course provides technician-focused instruction and training for the successful production of sterile parenteral preparations, a major responsibility of the pharmacy technician in hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home healthcare. This important work requires the mastery of aseptic technique: the procedures that avoid introducing pathogens into sterile products, ensure patient safety, and maintain product consistency.