This class is no longer offered as of Fall 2019.
This course introduces students to our healthcare system and various pharmacy practice settings. The technician's role of assisting the pharmacist, maintaining the pharmacy and controlling inventory is emphasized. Students learn drug information skills, computerized pharmacy business practices and the application of the HIPPA. Discussion includes legal and ethical responsibilities and the importance of pharmaceutical organizations for the advancement of the pharmacy technician profession.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Admission to Pharmacy Technology program; HSC 101 minimum grade "C", may enroll concurrently