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Introduction to Pharmacy

This course introduces pharmacy practice and the technician’s role in a variety of pharmacy settings. Topics include medical terminology and abbreviations, drug delivery systems, law and ethics, prescription and medication orders, and the health care system. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the role of pharmacy technicians, read and interpret drug orders, describe quality assurance, and utilize pharmacy references.

Prerequisites/Corequisites
Take 1 of the following groups: Group 1 Take ENG 090 RED 090 MAT 070 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Group 2 Take ENG 095 ENG 095A MAT 070 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Group 3 Take DRE 098 DMA 010 DMA 020 DMA 030 DMA 040 DMA 050 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Group 4 Take DRE 099 MAT 070 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Group 5 Take DRE 098 DMA 010 DMA 020 DMA 030 DMA 040 DMA 050 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Group 6 Take ENG 090 RED 090 DMA 010 DMA 020 DMA 030 DMA 040 DMA 050