Comm Pharm Disp Intro Theory

Comm Pharm Disp Intro Theory

PHRM 1002

Students are introduced to the role of a pharmacy technician as a regulated health care professional and their scope of practice. Basic concepts in product distribution including interpreting prescriptions, translating Latin abbreviations, calculating the prescription quantity from the directions for patient use, in accordance with provincial and federal legislation will be covered. Students are also introduced to community pharmacy practice and the elements of effective communication with patients and other health care providers to ensure patient safety.

Credits

3

Course Hours

42

Prerequisites

Post Secondary level PHRM 1007 Comm Pharm Disp Intro Lab Minimum Grade of P

Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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