hcp210 | undergraduate
Intro To Pharmacy Practice: The Alchemy Of Health Care
This undergraduate-level course is 9 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Pharmacy Practice and How it Began
- Discuss the pharmacy technician's role in today's pharmacy practice.
- Define pharmacy practice.
- Discuss the origin of the modern-day pharmacy.
Ethics and Medication Labels
- Compare information found on various drug labels.
- Defend a decision based on an ethical theory.
- Discuss the importance of ethics when working in pharmacy practice.
The Pharmaceutical Language
- Discuss the purpose of the "Do Not Use" list.
- Explain the importance of pharmaceutical terminology proficiency.
- Identify commonly used pharmaceutical terms.
The Origins of Drugs
- Identify the five origins of drugs.
- Describe commonly used types of drugs.
Dosage and Administration
- Examine various dosage formulations.
- Compare advantages and disadvantages of various routes of administration.
- Summarize the path a drug takes through the human body.
- Explain the purpose of drug compouding.
- Summarize dosage forms used when compounding.
- Describe equipment and supplies needed for compounding drugs.
Opportunities, Sequences, and Responses
- Demonstrate appropriate customer service responses to patient issues.
- Discuss various career opportunities within the pharmacy field.
- Identify technologies available for filling pharmaceutical orders.
- Examine the process of verifying and filling a prescription.
The Institutional Pharmacy
- Discuss equipment and procedures associated with preparing sterile products.
- Discuss precautions regarding the preparation of chemotherapy drugs.
- Analyze pharmacy practice in an institutional setting.
The Future of Pharmacy Practice
- Discuss the role of pharmacy professionals in enhancing patient safety.
- Hypothesize the future of pharmacy practice.
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