PHM 101 - Introduction to Pharmacy
Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Credits: 3
Description: This course provides a study of and introduction to pharmacy and the role in providing patient care services.
Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 100 and RDG 100 with a minimum grade of C.
Corequisite(s): Take PHM 110 , PHM 112 and PHM 114 .
- Pharmacy and Health Care
- The Pharmacy Technician
- Drug Regulation and Control
- Medical and Pharmaceutical Terminology
- Routes and Formulations
- Common Pharmacy References and Drug Information Resources
- Inventory Management
- Pharmacy Practice Settings
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
- Basic 4-function calculator
- Pen with black or blue ink
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.
A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F = 0 - 59
Student Learning Outcomes:
- Describe the evolution of pharmacy practice.
- Summarize the overall aspects of the pharmacy technician job and the general role of the pharmacy technician in relation to the pharmacist in various pharmacy settings.
- Describe the key legislative acts governing pharmacy practice.
- Distinguish between the different dosage formulations and routes of administration used in various pharmacy settings.
- Distinguish between medical and pharmaceutical terminology.
- Distinguish between common pharmacy references and drug information resources.
- Describe inventory management and financial issues with regard to community and institutional pharmacy.
- Differentiate between the various pharmacy practice settings.
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Official Course Syllabus