ALH 1123 Pharmacy Technician II
This course is the second of two core courses in the Pharmacy Technician Program and will continue to help prepare students for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam. Course content will continue to include the duties and responsibilities of the pharmacy technician, as well as the mathematical components and the pharmacology foundations necessary to become a successful pharmacy technician. Additional skills learned will include sterile compounding, non-sterile compounding and inventory control. Course contains a simulated directed practice.
Prerequisites: ALH 1122 and MAT 1130 or MAT 1445 and Other (With a grade of C or better in ALH 1122 or Permission of instructor if repeating ALH 1123) and Other (Must possess a high school equivalency certificate or a high school diploma, be 18 years or older, demonstrate English language proficiency (including reading, writing, and speaking).)
- Explain the principles of good manufacturing practices and repackaging guidelines.
- Describe drug classifications, indications and side effects of given drugs.
- Compound sterile products according to the appropriate technique.
- Utilize pharmaceutical formulas.
- Explain the concepts and effects of intravenous admixture programs in a pharmacy.
Credit Hours: 5
- Classroom: 5 hours
- Division: Health Sciences
- Department: Allied Health
- Repeatable Credit: No
- Offered Online: Yes