Pharmacy Technician Course (AHL-E24)
Training for pharmacy technicians. Designed to familiarize students with the role of the pharmacy technician and develop the skills required for assisting pharmacists. An intense review of mathematical principles as they apply to pharmacology, a review of various disease states, basic physiology, pharmacy law, ethics, and the fundamentals of technician training. Emphasis will be given to pharmacology measurement, pharmacy abbreviations and generic medications, prescription processing and hands-on compounding techniques. Introduces students to various settings in pharmacy practice, including the community, hospital, managed care, mail order and long-term care. Information on qualifying for the pharmacy certification examination will be provided.