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PHT 105 Pharmacy Techniques
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: An overview of pharmacy: history of pharmacy, pharmacy terminology, role and responsibilities of a pharmacy technician in comparison to that of the pharmacists, and ethical and legal information. Theory of procuring, manipulating, calculating and preparing drugs for dispensing. Prerequisites: Program Director approval required; RDG094; HCC113. Corequisites: PHT105LL; PHT164.

Prerequisites: Program Director Approval Required; RDG094; HCC113

Corequisites: PHT105LL; PHT164

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Describe the duties, roles and responsibilities of the pharmacy technician including medications and outline non-medication pharmacy related activities.
2. (Comprehension Level) Explain the techniques necessary to prepare and dispense medication in both the institutional and community pharmacy setting.
3. (Application Level) Calculate accurate drug dosages and measurements to fill patient prescriptions.
4. (Evaluation Level) Interpret administrative and customer relations in his/her role as a pharmacy technician using role playing, including constructive critique of fellow students' role plays.
5. (Application Level) Apply the legal and ethical responsibilities of the pharmacy technician in dealing with privileged medical and personal information.
6. (Analysis Level) Recognize and examine the theory of procurement, manipulation, calculation and preparation of drugs for dispensing.
7. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate relevant pharmacy websites and reference materials.
8. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast the roles of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in ensuring compliance with professional standards and legal, regulatory, formulary, contractual, and safety requirements.
9. (Evaluation Level) Analyze and interpret the accreditation standards and requirements of the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP).
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Students will successfully comply with the nationally acceptable 70% mastery level of all stated learning outcomes based on the standards established with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.