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Pharmacy Technician Outline

Pharmacy Technician

Course Outline

Learn everything you need to know to start a new career as a Pharmacy Technician. Your training will include an understanding of pharmacy procedures, drug interactions and reactions, an overview of various drug categories, pharmacy law, compounding, and a pharmacy technician practicum.

Here's an overview of all of the custom learning materials and bonus items you'll receive in your course.

Unit 1

Lessons

  1. Welcome to the World of Pharmacy
  2. The Role of the Pharmacy Technician
  3. The Language of Pharmacy
  4. Pharmacy Communication: Medical Orders and Prescriptions
  5. Drug Information Sources
  6. Introduction to the Human Body
  7. Pharmacy Operations

Unit 2

Lessons

  1. Understanding Dosage forms
  2. Drug Actions and Interactions
  3. Negative Reactions: Medication Errors and Poisons
  4. Special Considerations: The Young and the Old
  5. Computers and Pharmacology
  6. Financial Management and Health Insurance

Unit 3

Lessons

  1. Introduction to Pharmacy Math and Measurement Systems
  2. Antimicrobial Agents
  3. Antineoplastic Agents
  4. Respiratory and Allergy Drugs
  5. Pharmacy Law and Ethics
  6. Central Nervous System Drugs

Unit 4

Lessons

  1. Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Agents
  2. Digestive System Drugs
  3. Nutrition and Vitamins
  4. Muscle Relaxants and Analgesics
  5. Immunological Agents

Unit 5

Lessons

  1. Endocrine System and Hormones
  2. Pharmacy Math Calculations
  3. Compounding
  4. Practicum

Additional Course Materials*

  • Pharmacy Technician Flashcards
  • The History of Pharmacy
  • Business Math Tutor Parts 1-3
  • Drugs of Abuse
  • Blood-borne Pathogens Supplement
  • Pharmacy Technician Career Starter Guide
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