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PHT 150 Pharmacy Calculations
Credit Hours:  1
Effective Term: Spring 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Mathematical calculations essential to the duties of pharmacy technicians in a variety of contemporary settings are covered. Includes complete coverage of ASHP curriculum standard 12 and business-related calculations for insurance processing, inventory management, and depreciation.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Apply calculation operations in handling prescription orders and recognize information on medication labels. (CSLO 3 & 4)
2. (Synthesis Level) Calculate drug doses using ratio-proportion and dimensional analysis methods. (CSLO 2, 3, & 4)
3. (Synthesis Level) Prepare injectable medications and parenteral solutions using special calculations. (CSLO 2, 3, & 4)
4. (Application Level) Use special calculations in the compounding of sterile and non-sterile preparations. (CSLO 2, 3, & 4)
5. (Comprehension Level) Explain the concept of average wholesale price to profit calculations. (CSLO 1 & 2)
6. (Comprehension Level) Define and explain insurance processing, inventory management, and depreciation. (CSLO 3 & 4)
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