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CRC19: Courses

PHARM 300 Introduction to Pharmacy Practice

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU

This course introduces the concepts of direct pharmaceutical patient care and the technicians’ role in its delivery. Current direct patient care delivery system and medication distribution systems are emphasized. Topics include dosage calculations, the influence that medication laws, standards and regulations have on practice, and quality assurance in the pharmaceutical setting.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO 1: Understand the role of the Pharmacy Technician in collecting, organizing, evaluating, distributing and storing pharmaceutical goods or services for direct pharmaceutical therapy.