PHT 145: Prescription Processing and Compounding
In this course, students will be introduced to the pharmacy technician's role in the operation of a retail and hospital pharmacy. Students learn the generic and name-brands for the most dispensed medications and participate in practical exercises pertaining to prescription processing. In addition, students will gain hands-on experience in sterile and non-sterile compound product preparation. Emphasis is on aseptic technique and parenteral product preparation where students develop skills in the manipulation of parenteral drug products. This course contains material previously taught in PHT 140 and PHT 150.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Admission to Pharmacy Technology program; ENG 111 and BIO 101 or higher BIO course; MTH 167 or MTH 169 or any math level 4 course or higher; minimum grade "C" in all courses
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