AHL E24 Pharmacy Technician Course

This course is designed to familiarize students with the role of the pharmacy technician and to develop the skills required for assisting pharmacists. Course content includes an intense review of mathematical principles as they apply to pharmacology, a review of various disease states, basic physiology, pharmacy law, ethics, and the fundamentals of technician training. Emphasis will be given to pharmacology measurement, pharmacy abbreviation and generic medications, prescription processing and hands-on compounding techniques. Introduces students to various settings in pharmacy practice, including the community, hospital, and managed care. Information on qualifying for the pharmacy certification examination will be provided.

Credit Hours: 5.0 AEC