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CRC19: Courses

PHARM 420 Retail Practicum

Units: 2

Hours: 120 hours LAB

Prerequisite: PHARM 350, 360, and 400 with grades of "C" or better

Transferable: CSU

This course develops the practical skills for pharmacy technicians in a community/retail environment. The clinical experience is performed under professional supervision. A preceptor (Licensed Pharmacist or Certified Pharmacy Technician) evaluates the student’s performance at the site. Students will directly interact with clients and other health care professionals. Students must have a TB clearance and any other immunization required by the clinical facility. Students must have an established Agency Agreement with a sponsoring site on file with the faculty prior to the beginning of the first day of class. Contact the Careers and Technology Main Office for information about the Agency Agreement.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

SLO 1: Collect, organize, and evaluate pharmaceutical goods or services for direct patient care, medication use review, or pharmaceutical therapy.