CRC19: Courses

PHARM 315 Pharmaceutical Calculations

Units: 3

Hours: 45 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB

Prerequisite: MATH 100 and PHARM 300 with grades of "C" or better

Corequisite: PHARM 320

Transferable: CSU

This course presents the mathematical concepts and practical experience required for students to pass the math portion of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination. Through lecture demonstrations and practice problem sets, students will learn the skills essential for calculating and preparing pharmaceutical dosages in both community and institutional pharmacy settings.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

SLO 1: Understand and perform mathematical calculation methods necessary for daily operational duties in a community or institutional pharmacy.