Community Pharmacy Dispensing Practice II

Course Code PHAR-132
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week 4
Course Availability: Open

Building on the knowledge and skills developed in all semester one classes and labs, this course will enable pharmacy technician students to develop additional experience assessing, evaluating and trouble-shooting advanced prescription samples and case studies associated with the community pharmacy practice setting. Opportunities to experience third party plans and their adjudication processes and policies, will be available through practical prescription applications, the use of pharmacy software and individual assignments. Emphasis will be placed on students to increase their proficiency when processing and preparing common prescription medications and effectively dealing with the problems associated with dispensing them. Independent case studies, self-reflection and critical thinking skills will be emphasized.