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RX1500 - Pharmacy Operations with Lab - 3 Credits

This course provides students with knowledge of pharmacy operations in a variety of settings. Students will investigate the role of a pharmacy technician in dispensing medications, examine duties in sterile and nonsterile environments, control inventory and purchase pharmaceuticals, demonstrate professional communication and customer service skills, and distinguish practices for safety and the prevention of medication errors. Lab activities to practice and demonstrate skills are embedded in the course. (1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab per week)

Prerequisites: CS1300 and EN1000 or placement recommendation

Delivery: on campus