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PHT 104 - Pharmacy Product Preparation 1

Credits: 3
2 Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: PHT 100  and PHT 101  
Co-requisites: PHT 102 , PHT 103  and PHT 105  

This course covers the preparation of non-compounded products for distribution. This includes an understanding of the role of the technician and the pharmacist in this job responsibility. The skills of drug preparation, including retrieval from inventory, profiling, calculations, measuring and safety precautions are taught. In addition, students learn to label drug products, supply the correct supplemental patient information, store products safely, apply quality assurance measures and abide by laws, regulations and standards that affect preparing such drugs for dispensing. This course requires a per credit health career fee; Check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Define metrology and explain the use of the prescription balance.
  2. Compute percentages in pharmacy calculations.
  3. Perform ratios and proportions in pharmacy calculations.
  4. Perform concentrations and dilutions in pharmacy calculations.
Listed Topics
  1. Metrology
  2. Orders and pick station
  3. Packaging and labeling
  4. Percentages
  5. Prescription balance
  6. Ratio and proportion
  7. Drug information
  8. Over the counter drugs
  9. Concentration and dilution
Reference Materials
Lectures, discussion, laboratory sessions, etc.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 04/15/2010

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