This course series is designed to help give students the knowledge and skills needed to work with a licensed pharmacist in a variety of clinical and retail settings. Students explore medical and pharmaceutical terminology, pharmaceutical calculations, pharmaceutical techniques, sterile compounding, pharmacy recordkeeping, and pharmacy law and ethics. Students also examine essential medical topics such as body systems, common diseases and conditions, microbiology, and medication errors. In the Pharmacy Technician 1 course students gain a foundational understanding of pharmacology and pharmaceutical care. They focus on laws and ethics, drug actions and interactions with the body, dosing and administration and medication errors.
Length: 1 Year
Credits: 2 Credits (1.0 CTE / 1.0 Life Science)
Certifications: Pharmacy Technician