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PHT 164 Pharmacy Certification Review
Credit Hours:  2
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Preparation for taking the national pharmacy certification exam necessary for placement in the field and verification of competency.

Prerequisites: Program Director approval; RDG094; HCC113

Corequisites: PHT105; PHT105LL

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Categorize medications into their respective drug class and compare their effects on the body at a local and systemic level.
2. (Compreshension Level) Describe pharmaceutical law and explain special provisions for the administration of pharmaceuticals.
3. (Application Level) Demonstrate the handling and dispensing of medications.
4. (Evaluation Level) Demonstrate quality control policies and procedures.
5. (Application Level) Use the metric system for pharmaceutical calculations.
6. (Application Level) Demonstrate infection control in a pharmacy setting
7. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate methods for effective communication with patients and other healthcare professions.
8. (Knowledge Level) Memorize the generic names of the top 200 brand-name drugs.
9. (Application Level) Implement techniques and strategies and apply knowledge learned in preparation for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board National Exam.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
- The students will accomplish the stated learning outcomes through in-class discussions, appropriate drug reports, assigned worksheets and homework in the timeframe assigned and in preparation to take the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination.

- Meet requirements to pass the mock certification examination according to the standards set by the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination. http://ptcb.org/get-certified/test/scoring.

-Meet requirements to take the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination. http://ptcb.org/get-certified/apply.