This course is designed to provide students with practical, hands-on experience in the pharmacy lab. Designed for students to practice and acquire various skills learned in the pharmacy technician program under the direct supervision of the pharmacy instructor. Student skills will be checked off as they are mastered including, but not limited to, receiving, interpreting, and preparing compounding prescriptions for outpatient practice setting, pharmaceutical calculations, identification of selected equipment used, compounding environment, record keeping, extemporaneous repackaging, formulation record and how to complete master formula. Students also learn about inventory control systems, individual unit doses and patient information/profile systems, proper common compounding medication, labeling, and dispensing techniques. This course will also allow students to learn about the content of USP chapter 795 and how to apply them in the compounding preparation. Lab fee required. Students must complete this course with a grade of "C" or higher.
Prerequisites: PTN 1001, PTN 1734 and PTN 1705 with a grade of "C" or higher.
Terms Typically Offered:Spring, Summer
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes
for the term.
The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide
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institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.