Pharmacy Technician (PTN)

PTN0003  INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACY PRACTICE AND MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY  (0.00 Credits)

This course is an orientation to the overall functions and services of a hospital pharmacy . Students will learn medical abbreviations, terminology, chemical symbols, formulas, and incompatibilities.

Total Contact Hrs: 90.00
Lecture Hrs: 90.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Option 1 - Prerequisite: HCP0001 (minimum grade: C), Corequisite: PTN0006
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Option 1 - Prerequisite: HCP0001 (minimum grade: C), Corequisite: PTN0006
PTN0004  PHARMACY PRACTITIONER APPLICATIONS  (0.00 Credits)

This course focuses on pharmacy practitioner applications. Students will learn to develop skills relating to the specific, technical, manipulative and clerical tasks involved with the preparations and distribution of medications under the supervision of Licensed Pharmacists.

Total Contact Hrs: 90.00
Lecture Hrs: 90.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Option 1 - Prerequisite: HCP0001 (minimum grade: C), Corequisite: PTN0021
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Option 1 - Prerequisite: HCP0001 (minimum grade: C), Corequisite: PTN0021
PTN0006  PHARMACY CALCULATIONS  (0.00 Credits)

This course covers the definitions of systems of measurement, the conversion of one system to another and how to calculate pharmacology problems.

Total Contact Hrs: 90.00
Lecture Hrs: 90.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Option 1 - Prerequisite: HCP0001 (minimum grade: C), Corequisite: PTN0003
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Option 1 - Prerequisite: HCP0001 (minimum grade: C), Corequisite: PTN0003
PTN0021  DRUG CLASSIFICATIONS  (0.00 Credits)

This course covers the major classifications of systems of measurement, the conversion of pharmaceuticals, standards for quality and purity of drugs, and authoritative information on dosage and administration. Students will learn about poisons, placebos, and sources from which medications are produced.

Total Contact Hrs: 90.00
Lecture Hrs: 90.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
Complete all the courses in the following option:
PTN0093  PHARMACY TECHNICIAN REVIEW COURSE  (0.00 Credits)

This course reviews topics related to the field of pharmacy to students enrolled in the Pharmacy Technician program to prepare them to sit for the nationally recognized pharmacy technician certification examination. Participants receive a comprehensive review based on the certification exam content identified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

Total Contact Hrs: 90.00
Lecture Hrs: 90.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Option 1 - Pre or Corequisite: PTN0041 (minimum grade: S) and PTN0049 (minimum grade: S)
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Option 1 - Pre or Corequisite: PTN0041 (minimum grade: S) and PTN0049 (minimum grade: S)