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Pharmacy Technician Course Description

 

Pharmacy Management (PHT)

Associate Degree Course Description

 

Objective and Description: 

This program will prepare its graduate to work in a pharmacy setting, in a hospital, clinical or retail pharmacy. This program teaches students the following: planning, management, finance, technical and production skills labor issues, community issues, and health, safety, environmental issues, medical terminology, medicinal drugs, pharmaceutical compounding, sterile techniques, maintenance of inventory, IV preparation, Laws and Rules that govern the Pharmacy Technician career, data processing, delivering medication, printing labels, prepackaging unit dose, pricing prescription drugs and checking supplies.

Program Breakdown of  Pharmacy Management

Credit Hours

MAT101College Algebra

4.0

ENG101English Composition

4.0

PSY101General Psychology

4.0

COM101Computer Literacy

1.0

ENG102Effective Communication

3.0

HMB101Human Biology I

4.0

HMB102Human Biology II

4.0

COM101Computer Literacy

1.0

PHT101PhTMedical Terminology

3.0

PHT102Introduction to Pharmacy & Pharmacy Practice

4.0

PHT103 Pharmacy Technician. Principles & Practices

4.0

PHT201Pharmaceutical Calculations I

4.0

PHT202Pharmaceutical Calculations II

4.0

PHT203Drug Classification I

4.0

PHT204Drug Classification II

5.0

PHT205Pharmacy Technician Laboratory Practice I

3.0

PHT206Pharmacy Technician Laboratory Practice II

3.0

PHT207 Pharmacy Technician Externship I

4.0

PHT208Pharmacy Technician Externship II

4.0

PHM300Pharmacy Consumer Practices

5.0

PHM301Leadership Skill

5.0

PHM302Pharmacy Management

5.0

PHT209 Pharmacy Management Externship

4.0

HTLWKO Healthcare Worker Basics

3.0

PHM300Pharmacy Consumer Practices

3.0

PHM301Leadership Skill

3.0

PHM302Pharmacy Management

6.0

TOTAL CREDIT

101

 

MAT101 College Algebra

This course consists of studying Math concepts including linear and quadratic equations, inequalities and systems; polynomials, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions in the natural and social sciences with emphasis on their numerical, graphical, and algebraic properties and their applications. Conversions, fractions and theorems will be emphasized. (4 credit hours/40 clock hours).

ENG101 English Composition

This course will teach the student, the writing process, editing skills, problems with verb usage, verb agreement and consistency, paragraph creation, sentence creation, writing an essay, compound sentences, common sentences error, spelling errors, modifiers, mistakes with modifiers, and run on sentences. (4 credit hours/40 clock hours).

PSY101 General Psychology

This well teach the science of psychology, the biological perception, learning, memory, cognitive psychology, thinking, intelligence and language, motives and emotions, sexuality and gender, stress and health, social psychology, theories of personality, psychological disorders, and psychological therapies. (4 credit hours/40 clock hours)..

COM101 Computer Literacy

This course will teach the student how to create and save a new document, navigate in word for windows, add a graphic to a document, how to use the spell check, use the Microsoft help system, format and organize text, change paragraph and text layout, create and modify list, insert and format headers, how to use graphic and tables, setting tab stops, how to modify text and boxes and shapes, how to create and format a table, cut and paste text and pictures, insert hyperlinks, creating mailing labels, create a merge mail list and create and insert columns. (1 credit hours/10 clock hours).

ENG102 Effective Communication

The student will learn the following in this course, introduction to communication, communication confidence, ethical communication, listing and critical thinking skills, choosing topics, analyzing your audience, integrating supporting material, organizing ideas, outlining a presentation, using appropriate language, delivery a presentation, undersign persuasive principles, using arguments and using communication in the 21st century, speech outlines. (3 credit hours/30 clock hours).

HLTWK01 Healthcare Worker Basics

Knowledge of the health care delivery system and health occupations, oral and written communications skills, professional ethics and legal responsibilities, understanding the concept of applying wellness and diseases concepts, emergency situations response, infection control, employability skills, resume writing, blood borne disease, four hour of HIV/AIDS training, basic math skills, critical thinking skills and leadership skills within the health team. (3 credit hours/30 clock hours).

HMB101Human Biology I

Describe the relationships of body systems in providing client care. Describe the structure and function of the various body systems. Understand the diseases that affect this body system. This course will teach the following systems: respiratory system, cardio-vascular system, muscular-skeletal systems, nervous system, skin, and sensory systems. Teaching the client how the body functions. Understanding the human development process and the different stages of human growth. (4 credit hours/40 clock hours).

HMB102 Human Biology II

Describe the relationships of body systems in providing client care. Describe the structure and function of the various body systems. Understand the diseases that affect this body system. This course will teach the following systems: reproductive system, urinary systems, digestive systems, and endocrine system. Teaching the client how the body functions. Understanding the human development process and the different stages of human growth. (4 credit hours/40 clock hours) Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101

PHT101 Medical Terminology

The student will learn to identify word parts of medical terminology, build words, spell and pronounce them correctly. Learn the appropriate terms from word parts and their meaning. Spell and use medical abbreviations, recognize and identify terminology of hospital and clinic forms. Learn how to use basic medical terminology. The student will learn terms and abbreviations related to Pharmacy Technicians. (3 credit hours/30 clock hours).

PHT102 Introduction to Pharmacy & Pharmacy Practice.

The student will identify the meaning and duties of a pharmacy technician, management of pharmacy healthcare organizations, the current national Florida law and administrative rules relatedto the pharmacy technician, medical legal concepts as they relate to the practice, accurate pharmacy documentation and recordkeeping, patient confidentiality, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability ACT (HIPPA), patients Bills of Rights as it relates to pharmacy technician. The student will learn about the Pharmacy Law, Federal Law, State Law and the state rules. The student will learn about the patient and care giver communication, diversity communication and empathetic communication, and billing systems of Pharmacy Technicians. (4 credit hours/40 clock hours). Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102

PHT103 Pharmacy Technician. Principles & Practices (10 hours lab).

The student will learn Pharmacy Technician rules and laws, regulations of controlled substances and its ethics. Learn about the Florida Right to Know Act with respect to hazardous materials and learn JCAHO patient safety goals. The student will learn pharmaceutical abbreviations and terminology and how to define the major symbols and abbreviations used on prescriptions and their meaning. The student will learn to use computer applications used in pharmacy, applications used in processing pharmacy prescriptions data, equipment used to generate patient prescriptions facsimile, maintain patient profiles, telephone communication skills and routine inquiries. Learn the system used to maintain pharmacy records, records management and inventory control, pharmaceutical supplies, how to label medication, packaging and storage. (4 credit hours/50 clock hours) Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102

PHT201 Pharmaceutical Calculations I

The student will learn the difference between a cubic centimeter and a milliliter, pharmaceutical weighing equipment, pharmaceutical volume measurement equipment, measurements within the apothecary, avoirdupois, and metric systems. The student will learn about ratio and proportion and percentage. (4 credit hours/40 clock hours). Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102

PHT202 Pharmaceutical Calculations II

The student will learn the difference between, technique of preparing a solution, a suspension, an elixir, and emulsion and an extract a cubic centimeter and a milliliter, pharmaceutical weighing equipment, pharmaceutical volume measurement equipment, technique of preparing a solution, a suspension, an elixir, and emulsion and an extract.
(4 credit hours/40 clock hours) Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102

PHT203 Drug Classification I (10 hours lab)

The student will learn the basic pharmaceutical chemistry and drug classification as it relates to the human physiology, major classifications of pharmaceuticals, the sources from which medications are produced, learn about poisons and placebo, learn the official compendia of standards for quality and purity of drugs and authoritative information on dosage and administration and list six non-official reference manuals. Learn the different trade names and generic name equivalents and chemical names. The student will learn medication Administration, math review, drugs affecting the autonomic and central nervous system, drugs affecting the cardiovascular system, and drugs used to treat disorders of the respiratory system. (4 credit hours/50 clock hours) Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102

PHT204 Drug Classification II (20 hours lab)

The student will learn more advance, pharmaceutical chemistry and drug classification as it relates to the human physiology, major classifications of pharmaceuticals, the sources from which medications are produced, learn about poisons and placebo, learn the official compendia of standards for quality and purity of drugs and authoritative information on dosage and administration and list six non-official reference manuals. Learn the different trade names and generic name equivalents and chemical names. The student will learn about drugs affecting the endocrine system, drugs affecting the reproductive system and drugs affecting all other body systems. (5 credit hours/60 clock hours). Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102

PHT205 Pharmacy Technician Laboratory Practice I

Students will practice all basic pharmacy skills learned in PHMT002, PHMT003, PHMT004, PHMT005, PHMT006, PHMT007. (3 credit hours/60 clock hours). Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102

PHT206 Pharmacy Technician Laboratory Practice II

The student will practice all advance pharmacy skills learned in PHMT004 and PHMT005.
(3 credit hours/60 clock hours) Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102, PHT102 through PHT205

PHT207 Pharmacy Technician Externship I

The student will be able to demonstrate the knowledge of pharmaceutical chemistry as it relates to the human physiology, predict physical and chemical incompatibilities utilizing chemistry properties, and relate the general classes, actions, routes, action and side effects of drugs and list of the usual adult doses of medication and its respective contraindications. Learn how to prepare and deliver medication, maintain controlled substance inventory, identify special precautions pertaining to children, transport medications safety being aware of hazards, theft, legal implications of accidental loss, and other consequences. The student will practice the ability to correctly fill and delivery medication cassettes. Collect data from medication administration record and drug use evaluation form and identify automated medication dispensing equipment and its proper use. (4 credit hours/120 clock hours). Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102, PHT102 through PHT206

PHT208 Pharmacy Technician Externship II

The student will demonstrate the ability to perform these skills to prepare prepackage unit dose medications, label with required information, operate unit does pre-packet equipment, place individual dose in appropriate containers, repackage in predetermined qualities record prepackaged medication data correctly, define role of technician in quality assurance activities. Prepare intravenous admixtures, compare medication order with label on vial and check expiration date of product. Calculate drug dosage for parenteral use. Identify common drug/drug incompatibilities, reconstitute prenatal medications, use aseptic techniques to withdraw medication from stock vial, measure correct quantity and insert it into IV solution without error. Prepare Total Parenteral Nutrition solutions; prepare chemotherapeutic agents using proper safety techniques, use equipment such as laminar flow hoods, filters, pumps and automated compounders. (4 credit hours/120 clock hours) Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102, PHT102 through PHT207.

PHT209 Pharmacy Management Externship III

The student will practice all the skills learned, how to prepare and deliver medication, maintain controlled substance inventory, identify special precautions pertaining to children, transport medications safety being aware of hazards, theft, legal implications of accidental loss, and other consequences. The student will practice the ability to correctly fill and delivery medication cassettes. Collect data from medication administration record and drug use evaluation form and identify automated medication dispensing equipment and its proper use. demonstrate the ability to perform these skills to prepare prepackage unit dose medications, label with required information, operate unit does pre-packet equipment, place individual dose in appropriate containers, repackage in predetermined qualities record prepackaged medication data correctly, define role of technician in quality assurance activities. Prepare intravenous admixtures, compare medication order with label on vial and check expiration date of product. Calculate drug dosage for parenteral use. Identify common drug/drug incompatibilities, reconstitute parenteral medications, use aseptic techniques to withdraw medication from stock vial, measure correct quantity and insert it into IV solution without error. Prepare Total Parenteral Nutrition solutions; prepare chemotherapeutic agents using proper safety techniques, use equipment such as laminar flow hoods, filters, pumps and automated compounders. (4 credit hours/120 clock hours). Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102, PHT102 through PHT208.

PHM300 Pharmacy Consumer Practices

Teaches students how to interpret and predict consumer trends as well as budgeting and purchasing.
(3 credit hours/30 clock hours)

PHM301 Leadership Skills

Managers, supervisors, team leaders and members, and professionals at all levels of an organization who want the interpersonal skills to effectively coach others. Course helps students understand the role and importance of coaching for success: a shift from managing people to providing an environment where people self-manage. Also clarifies what leadership is. (3 credit hours/30 clock hours).

PHM302 Pharmacy Management

This course provides knowledge and skills required to excel in the areas of entrepreneurship, resource management, and business operations of a pharmacy. This is to ensure that the students have adequate opportunity to elaborate and learn the information and skills that are presented. One of the strategies to accomplish this will be group work. In addition to learning, the use of groups will facilitate communication, critical thinking, problem solving, and team building skills. (6 credit hours/60 clock hours).