PTN2949C Advanced IV Infusion for Pharmacy Technology

This course discusses intravenous therapy, including types of intravenous (IV) devices and various types of IV therapy, complications of intravenous therapy and mechanism of actions, clinical indications, pharmacokinetics, contraindications and side effects of selected intravenous medications. The student will learn in detail about advanced pharmacy practices in the United States, including the function of different pharmacy settings such as long-term care, home health care, home infusion pharmacy, managed care and mail order pharmacy and the regulation/legislation related to each setting. Treatment modalities will include advanced nutritional preparations and preparation of chemotherapeutic agents using proper safety techniques. This course will also look at the pharmacologic principles and concepts of intravenous (IV) therapy. Lab fee required. Students must complete this course with a grade of "C" or higher.

Prerequisites: HSC 1000 and PTN 1948C with a grade of "C" or higher.

Terms Typically Offered: Spring, Summer
Credits: 2.00

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