District Syllabus
PTN1940L
Pharmacy Practicum I


Credit Hours: 2
Contact Hours: 6 (NOTE: )
Laboratory Fee: $50
Prerequisites: PTN1121 Therapeutic Agents I
Corequisites: PTN1122C Therapeutic Agents II
Catalog Description: Facilitates the transition of the student from the classroom environment to the clinical site. Topics include professionalism, productivity, work ethic, handling challenging situations, and problem solving with emphasis on success in the workplace. Additional topics include employment opportunities, resume writing, and interviewing skills. Students will participate in a mock panel interview and complete a virtual pharmacy externship.
Required Materials:
Supplemental Materials:
Special Requirements: Acceptance into the Pharmacy Technician Program; background check and drug screen.
Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the Pharmacy Technician student will 
be prepared to proceed to the clinical sites for experiential 
education.
Course Learning Outcomes:
1. The student will understand Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome 
   (AIDS) and issues surrounding the disease.

2. The student will understand workplace safety laws and the role of 
   the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

3. The student will understand the definition, causes and actions to 
   take regarding medical errors.

4. The student will understand domestic violence as it relates to the 
   healthcare worker.

5. The student will understand how to handle conflict and 
   confrontation.

6. The student will understand career success for health care 
   professionals, including focusing on the patient, thinking like a 
   health care professional, and professionalism for the health care 
   worker.

7. The student will understand and overcome the challenges in 
   preparing for a pharmacy technician job search.
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.
Flexibility: 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 Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.
Note: 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.