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PHT 203 - Pharmacy Seminar

Credits: 2
2 Lecture Hours

This course deals with issues that impact the attitudes, values, beliefs and practices of a successful pharmacy technician. Some of the topics examined include personal qualities appropriate to the pharmacy profession, the obligation to remain current with advances in therapy, developing effective work relationships, problem solving, workflow management and the job search process. 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. Explain the personal qualities, professionalism, appropriate image, respect and interpersonal skills needed by the pharmacy technician for the delivery of services for all customers regardless of cultural diversity.
  2. Explain the benefits of active involvement in technician and other pharmacy organizations and identify and utilize resources for staying current with advances in pharmacy practice.
  3. Explain the principles and methodology for managing change, problem solving and consensus building for efficient work flow management.
  4. Complete a resume and demonstrate preparation for a job search.
  5. Explain the value and process of obtaining technician certification.
Listed Topics
  1. Personal qualities
  2. Interpersonal working relationships
  3. Communications
  4. Ethics
  5. Diversity
  6. Confidentiality and HIPAA
  7. Patient behind the prescription
  8. Current issues
  9. Resumes and interviews
  10. Pharmacy organizations
Reference Materials
Lectures, discussions, guest speakers, presentation of images, videos, student role play and reports, group projects, case studies, etc.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 04/15/2010

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