PTN1001 Introduction To Pharmacy
PTN1131L Applied Pharmacy Practice Lab
This course provides instruction in the technical procedures for
preparing and dispensing drugs in the hospital and retail settings
under supervision of a registered pharmacist. Topics include drug
packaging and labeling, out-patient dispensing, hospital dispensing
procedures, controlled substance procedures, inventory control, non-
sterile compounding, intravenous admixture, maintaining patient
profiles, prescription order entry and label creation. Upon
completion, students will be able to perform basic supervised
dispensing techniques in a variety of pharmacy settings.
- Mohr, Mary E.. Standards of Practice for the Pharmacy Technician, 1 ed., Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2009. ISBN: 9780781766173
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||Acceptance into the Pharmacy Technician Program; background check and
|Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to perform
basic supervised dispensing techniques in a variety of pharmacy
settings and employ materials used in preparing and dispensing
|Course Learning Outcomes:
1. The student will understand extemporaneous compounding equipment
and its use in pharmacy practice.
2. The student will experience extemporaneous compounding of
solutions, syrups, and suspensions.
3. The student will learn extemporaneous compounding of dry powders,
capsules, and lozenges.
4. The student will learn extemporaneous compounding of ointments,
creams, gels, pastes, and suppositories.
5. The student will understand the basic introduction to microbiology
and aseptic technique.
6. The student will understand the USP Chapter 797 guidelines for
compounded sterile products.
7. The student will understand the process for preparing large- and
8. The student will understand the preparation and compounding of
total parenteral nutrition.
9. The student will understand the process of compounding sterile
10. The student will understand retail pharmacy concepts such as
customer service, importance of days supply, prescription
insurance, and continuing education.
|Methods of Evaluation:
Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the
instructor, within the policies of the college and the department.
Detailed explanations are included in the expanded Syllabus developed
by the instructor for each section being taught.
It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
|Student Email Accounts:
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For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.
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