Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

PHR-118 Pharmacy Technician (5)

Provides the knowledge and skills necessary for employment as a pharmacy technician in a retail or hospital pharmacy under the direct supervision of a pharmacist. Structured to prepare learners for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam. Includes basic understanding of medications, prescriptions and terminology, record keeping, ethics and jurisprudence, as well as the role of the pharmacy technician. The program consists of 75 hours of classroom work comprised of lecture, tests, and hands-on practice. Students also complete preceptorships of eight hours in a retail pharmacy and eight hours in a hospital pharmacy. Credits: 5, Hours: (4.5/1/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B