Aseptic Technique Principles II

Course Code PHAR-222
Lecture hours per week 6
Lab hours per week 4
Course Availability: Open
Description: This combined theory and practical lab assists the fourth semester Pharmacy Technician student in strengthening the skills learned in Aseptic Technique I.  This class introduces students to the basic concepts of TPN, chemotherapy, pain control devices and specialty sterile compounding.  By using doctor’s orders, worksheets and manufacturing records, students will have the opportunity to practice reading, interpreting and preparing a variety of orders while adhering to pharmacy and manufacturing protocols.  Specialized techniques necessary for chemotherapy preparation will be introduced and practiced to allow the students to strengthen their skills.  Opportunities will be provided for the development of proficiency through individual and group work, case studies, scenarios and practice using TPN worksheets, chemotherapy orders and manufacturing worksheets.