Pharmacy Tech (PHR)

PHR-154  Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technician I  (2)  

Provides an understanding of pharmacology terms as well as working knowledge of pharmacologic therapies used to treat common diseases. Teaches the side effects of prescription and non-prescription medications required by a pharmacy technician. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 2.0 lecture

PHR-156  Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technician II  (2)  

Builds upon the concepts of PHR-154. Provides understanding and knowledge base of pharmacologic therapies used to treat complex diseases. Teaches the unique knowledge base needed by pharmacy technicians. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 2.0 lecture

Prerequisite: Take PHR-154.

PHR-165  Pharmacy Technician Calculations and Compounding With Lab  (4)  

Introduces calculations and conversions necessary to prepare doses and medication products. Teaches common sterile and non-sterile compounding techniques. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 3.0 lecture, 2.0 lab

PHR-173  Pharmacy Technician Clinical  (1.5)  

Provides the learner with opportunities for observation and supervised participation in hospital, retail pharmacy, and simulation settings. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 4.5 clinical

Prerequisite: Minimum C in PHR-165. Minimum C in PHR-154.

Corequisite: Take PHR-175.

PHR-175  Pharmacy Technician Operations and Regulations  (4)  

Provides operational responsibilities required of the pharmacy technician. Integrates hands-on day-to-day tasks performed in common pharmacy practice settings. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 3.0 lecture, 2.0 lab

Prerequisite: Take PHR-165.