RX1000 - Introduction to Pharmacy with Lab - 4 Credits
This is an introductory course in the field of pharmacy. The course orients students to the work of pharmacy technicians and the context in which the technician's work is performed. Students learn the concept of direct patient care and the technician's general role in its delivery. Students are introduced to the medication laws, standards, and regulations affecting pharmacy technicians and the concept of quality assurance and its procedures. Students examine the attitudes, values, and beliefs necessary for successful pharmacy technicians. Lab activities are embedded in the course. (3.5 lecture + 0.5 lab; 4.5 contact hours)
Prerequisite: EN0600 or placement recommendation.
Delivery: on campus