This course is designed to introduce the student to the professional aspects of working in pharmacy technology. Subjects covered include pharmaceutical medical terminology and medical abbreviations used on prescriptions and orders (Added) as related to pharmacy practice. It will provide the student with the necessary skills needed to perform operational duties to demonstrate the applications in processing pharmacy prescription data and maintain pharmacy records. It will also provide the student with the necessary skills to recognize and practice infection control, safety, and security procedures and to identify methods in medical error reduction and prevention in the pharmacy practice. The course also covers overall understanding of dosages forms, compounding sterile and non-sterile medication. Students must complete this course with a grade of "C" or higher.
Corequisites: PTN 1001.
Terms Typically Offered:Fall, Spring
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
Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public
institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.