PHRM 2100 - Pharmacy Tech Training Part A
8 Credits; 8 Lecture Hours
This is an on-line program of study. This program consists of two courses PHRM2100 and PHRM2200. The student entering this program will be prepared to obtain the skills necessary to be a certified pharmacy technician. Upon completion of the program (PHM2100 and PHM2200), the student will be eligible to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination, (PTCE) provided by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. (PTCB). PHRM2100 course content will focus on medical terminology, central and peripheral nervous system, blood and blood formation, and hormones, medication classifications to include cardiovascular drugs, renal drugs, anti-infective agents, cancer drugs, chemotherapy drugs, and vitamins. The student will learn of the regulations governing the pharmacy industry in Ohio and at the Federal level. The student will learn aseptic techniques of medication preparation. The course will cover areas pertaining to pharmaceutical to include: definitions, methods of drug preparations and dispensing, syringes, techniques of sterile compounding, solutions, parenteral anti-neoplastic agents, and stability considerations for parenteral products.Required Prerequisite(s): COMPASS reading score of 80 & writing score of 81; or successful completion of READ0080 & WRIT0090, completion of MTH (MATH0074) with minimum C- or Math Compass Score of 61 and an Algebra score of 31, CHEM1010
Required Concurrent Course(s): Take PHRM-2200
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