Introduction to Pharmacy

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
PHM
110
3
0
0
3
Prerequisite:

None

Corequisite:

None

This course introduces pharmacy practice and the technician’s role in a variety of pharmacy settings. Topics include medical terminology and abbreviations, drug delivery systems, law and ethics, prescription and medication orders, and the health care system. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the role of pharmacy technicians, read and interpret drug orders, describe quality assurance, and utilize pharmacy references.