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Pharmacy technician course miami

Pharmacy Management Technician

The Pharmacy Management Program participants end up as pharmacy technicians with  associate degrees in science along with knowledge and skills in the management of pharmacy work. 

Pharmacy Management

Program

Pharmacy Management Technitian Course includes the education of patient in relation to understanding the doctor’s prescription. Pharmacy technician comply with the frequency and the schedule in which the medication should be administered.
Another aspect of the technician's work that is included in the Pharmacy Management Program is leadership and consists of the ability of the graduate in cooperate with the financial management of the company and in compliance with government regulations.

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Become a Pharmacy Licensed Technician

The requirements to obtain an Associate Degree in Pharmacy Management and graduate as a pharmaceutical technician are to achieve 101 credit hours after 1320 clock hours. This course includes a basic module in order to complete with the general education requirement established for an Associate Degree.

These module courses are common for all associate degree programs and includes: College Algebra, English Composition, Communication Skills, Human Biology, Health Care Worker Basic.

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Pharmacy Technician CRC

As a complement to those students whose thirst for improvement and greatness makes them want to work in the field of research, there is the option to be certified as a clinical research coordinator (CRC), which allows them to work in the clinical site as a Pharmacy Technician CRC. With their degree in Pharmacy Management, our graduates can apply for the Clinical Research Coordinator course and will be prepared to administer or work on a Clinic Site. If you would like more information about the Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) course, click on the following link.

Pharmacy Technician Overview

This program teaches students the following:

  • planning,
  • management,
  • finance,
  • technical and
  • production skills labor issues,
  • community issues,
  • and health, safety, environmental issues,
  • medical terminology,
  • medicinal drugs,
  • pharmaceutical compounding, sterile techniques,
  • maintenance of inventory,
  • IV preparation,
  • Laws and Rules that govern the Pharmacy Technician career,
  • data processing,
  • delivering medication,
  • printing labels,
  • prepackaging unit dose, pricing prescription drugs
  • and checking supplies.
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Where to work as
Pharmacy Management Technician

This program will prepare its graduate to work in a

  • pharmacy setting
  • hospital
  • clinical or retail pharmacy

 

Pharmacy Technitian Obejective and Description:  

 

Program Breakdown of  Pharmacy Management

Credit Hours
MAT101College Algebra4.0
ENG101English Composition4.0
PSY101General Psychology4.0
COM101Computer Literacy1.0
ENG102Effective Communication3.0
HMB101Human Biology I4.0
HMB102Human Biology II4.0
COM101Computer Literacy1.0
PHT101PhTMedical Terminology3.0
PHT102Introduction to Pharmacy & Pharmacy Practice4.0
PHT103 Pharmacy Technician. Principles & Practices4.0
PHT201Pharmaceutical Calculations I4.0
PHT202Pharmaceutical Calculations II4.0
PHT203Drug Classification I4.0
PHT204Drug Classification II5.0
PHT205Pharmacy Technician Laboratory Practice I3.0
PHT206Pharmacy Technician Laboratory Practice II3.0
PHT207 Pharmacy Technician Externship I4.0
PHT208Pharmacy Technician Externship II4.0
PHM300Pharmacy Consumer Practices5.0
PHM301Leadership Skill5.0
PHM302Pharmacy Management5.0
PHT209 Pharmacy Management Externship4.0
HTLWKO Healthcare Worker Basics3.0
PHM300Pharmacy Consumer Practices3.0
PHM301Leadership Skill3.0
PHM302Pharmacy Management6.0
TOTAL CREDIT101

 

 

MAT101 COLLEGE ALGEBRA: 

This course consists of studying Math concepts including linear and quadratic equations, inequalities and systems; polynomials, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions in the natural and social sciences with emphasis on their numerical, graphical, and algebraic properties and their applications. Conversions, fractions, and theorems will be emphasized. (4 credit hours/40 clock hours).

 

ENG101 ENGLISH COMPOSITION: 

This course will teach the student, the writing process, editing skills, problems with verb usage, verb agreement and consistency, paragraph creation, sentence creation, writing an essay, compound sentences, common sentences error, spelling errors, modifiers, mistakes with modifiers, and run on sentences. (4 credit hours/40 clock hours).

 

PSY101 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY: 

This will teach the science of psychology, the biological perception, learning, memory, cognitive psychology, thinking, intelligence and language, motives and emotions, sexuality and gender, stress and health, social psychology, theories of personality, psychological disorders, and psychological therapies. (4 credit hours/40 clock hours).

 

COM101 COMPUTER LITERACY: 

This course will teach the student how to create and save a new document, navigate in word for windows, add a graphic to a document, how to use the spell check, use the Microsoft help system, format and organize text, change paragraph and text layout, create and modify list, insert and format headers, how to use graphics and tables, setting tab stops, how to modify text and boxes and shapes, how to create and format a table, cut and paste text and pictures, insert hyperlinks, creating mailing labels, create a merge mail list and create and insert columns. (1 credit hours/10 clock hours).

 

ENG102 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION:

The student will learn the following in this course, introduction to communication, communication confidence, ethical communication, listing, and critical thinking skills, choosing topics, analyzing your audience, integrating supporting material, organizing ideas, outlining a presentation, using appropriate language, delivery a presentation, undersign persuasive principles, using arguments and using communication in the 21st century, speech outlines. (3 credit hours/30 clock hours).

 

HLTWK01 HEALTHCARE WORKER BASICS: 

Knowledge of the health care delivery system and health occupations, oral and written communications skills, professional ethics and legal responsibilities, understanding the concept of applying wellness and diseases concepts, emergency situations response, infection control, employability skills, resume writing, blood-borne disease, four hour of HIV/AIDS training, basic math skills, critical thinking skills and leadership skills within the health team. (3 credit hours/30 clock hours).

 

HMB101HUMAN BIOLOGY I: 

Describe the relationships of body systems in providing client care. Describe the structure and function of the various body systems. Understand the diseases that affect this body system. This course will teach the following systems: respiratory system, cardiovascular system, muscular-skeletal systems, nervous system, skin, and sensory systems. Teaching the client how the body functions. Understanding the human development process and the different stages of human growth. (4 credit hours/40 clock hours).

 

HMB102 HUMAN BIOLOGY II: 

Describe the relationships of body systems in providing client care. Describe the structure and function of the various body systems. Understand the diseases that affect this body system. This course will teach the following systems: reproductive system, urinary systems, digestive systems, and endocrine system. Teaching the client how the body functions. Understanding the human development process and the different stages of human growth. (4 credit hours/40 clock hours) Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101.

 

PHT101 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY: 

The student will learn to identify word parts of medical terminology, build words, spell and pronounce them correctly. Learn the appropriate terms from word parts and their meaning. Spell and use medical abbreviations, recognize and identify terminology of the hospital and clinic forms. Learn how to use basic medical terminology. The student will learn terms and abbreviations related to Pharmacy Technicians. (3 credit hours/30 clock hours).

 

PHT102 INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACY & PHARMACY PRACTICE

The student will identify the meaning and duties of a pharmacy technician, management of pharmacy healthcare organizations, the current national Florida law and administrative rules related to the pharmacy technician, medical-legal concepts as they relate to the practice, accurate pharmacy documentation and record keeping, patient confidentiality, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), patients Bills of Rights as it relates to pharmacy technician. The student will learn about the Pharmacy Law, Federal Law, State Law, and the state rules. The student will learn about the patient and caregiver communication, diversity communication and empathetic communication, and billing systems of Pharmacy Technicians. (4 credit hours/40 clock hours). Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102.

 

PHT103 PHARMACY TECHNICIAN. PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES (10 HOURS LAB): 

The student will learn Pharmacy Technician rules and laws, regulations of controlled substances and its ethics. Learn about the Florida Right to Know Act with respect to hazardous materials and learn JCAHO patient safety goals. The student will learn pharmaceutical abbreviations and terminology and how to define the major symbols and abbreviations used on prescriptions and their meaning. The student will learn to use computer applications used in pharmacy, applications used in processing pharmacy prescriptions data, equipment used to generate patient prescriptions facsimile, maintain patient profiles, telephone communication skills and routine inquiries. Learn the system used to maintain pharmacy records, records management, and inventory control, pharmaceutical supplies, how to label medication, packaging, and storage. (4 credit hours/50 clock hours) Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102.

 

PHT201 PHARMACEUTICAL CALCULATIONS I: 

The student will learn the difference between a cubic centimeter and a milliliter, pharmaceutical weighing equipment, pharmaceutical volume measurement equipment, measurements within the apothecary, avoirdupois, and metric systems. The student will learn about ratio and proportion and percentage. (4 credit hours/40 clock hours). Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102.

 

PHT202 PHARMACEUTICAL CALCULATIONS II: 

The student will learn the difference between, the technique of preparing a solution, a suspension, an elixir, emulsion and an extract a cubic centimeter and a milliliter. (4 credit hours/40 clock hours) Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102.

 

PHT203 DRUG CLASSIFICATION I (10 HOURS LAB): 

The student will learn the basic pharmaceutical chemistry and drug classification as it relates to the human physiology, major classifications of pharmaceuticals, the sources from which medications are produced, learn about poisons and placebo, learn the official compendia of standards for quality and purity of drugs and authoritative information on dosage and administration and list six non-official reference manuals. Learn the different trade names and generic name equivalents and chemical names. The student will learn medication Administration, math review, drugs affecting the autonomic and central nervous system, drugs affecting the cardiovascular system, and drugs used to treat disorders of the respiratory system. (4 credit hours/50 clock hours) Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102.

 

PHT204 DRUG CLASSIFICATION II (20 HOURS LAB): 

The student will learn more advance, pharmaceutical chemistry and drug classification as it relates to the human physiology, major classifications of pharmaceuticals, the sources from which medications are produced, learn about poisons and placebo, learn the official compendia of standards for quality and purity of drugs and authoritative information on dosage and administration and list six non-official reference manuals. Learn the different trade names and generic name equivalents and chemical names. The student will learn about drugs affecting the endocrine system, drugs affecting the reproductive system and drugs affecting all other body systems. (5 credit hours/60 clock hours). Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102.

 

PHT205 PHARMACY TECHNICIAN LABORATORY PRACTICE I: 

Students will practice all basic pharmacy skills learned in PHMT002, PHMT003, PHMT004, PHMT005, PHMT006, PHMT007. (3 credit hours/60 clock hours). Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102.

 

PHT206 PHARMACY TECHNICIAN LABORATORY PRACTICE II: 

The student will practice all advance pharmacy skills learned in PHMT004 and PHMT005. (3 credit hours/60 clock hours) Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102, PHT102 through PHT205.

 

PHT207 PHARMACY TECHNICIAN EXTERNSHIP I: 

The student will be able to demonstrate the knowledge of pharmaceutical chemistry as it relates to the human physiology, predict physical and chemical incompatibilities utilizing chemistry properties, and relate the general classes, actions, routes, action and side effects of drugs and list of the usual adult doses of medication and its respective contraindications. Learn how to prepare and deliver medication, maintain controlled substance inventory, identify special precautions pertaining to children, transport medications safety being aware of hazards, theft, legal implications of accidental loss, and other consequences. The student will practice the ability to correctly fill and delivery medication cassettes. Collect data from medication administration record and drug use evaluation form and identify automated medication dispensing equipment and its proper use. (4 credit hours/120 clock hours). Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102, PHT102 through PHT206.

 

PHT208 PHARMACY TECHNICIAN EXTERNSHIP II: 

The student will demonstrate the ability to perform these skills to prepare to prepackage unit dose medications, label with the required information, operating unit does pre-packet equipment, place individual dose in appropriate containers, repackage in predetermined qualities record prepackaged medication data correctly, define the role of the technician in quality assurance activities. Prepare intravenous admixtures, compare medication order with a label on the vial and check the expiration date of the product. Calculate drug dosage for parenteral use. Identify common drug/drug incompatibilities, reconstitute prenatal medications, use aseptic techniques to withdraw medication from the stock vial, measure the correct quantity and insert it into an IV solution without error. Prepare Total Parenteral Nutrition solutions; prepare chemotherapeutic agents using proper safety techniques, use equipment such as laminar flow hoods, filters, pumps, and automated compounders. (4 credit hours/120 clock hours) Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102, PHT102 through PHT207.

 

PHT209 PHARMACY MANAGEMENT EXTERNSHIP III:

 The student will practice all the skills learned, how to prepare and deliver medication, maintain controlled substance inventory, identify special precautions pertaining to children, transport medications safety being aware of hazards, theft, legal implications of accidental loss, and other consequences. The student will practice the ability to correctly fill and delivery medication cassettes. Collect data from medication administration record and drug use evaluation form and identify automated medication dispensing equipment and its proper use. demonstrate the ability to perform these skills to prepare to prepackage unit dose medications, label with the required information, operating unit does pre-packet equipment, place individual dose in appropriate containers, repackage in predetermined qualities record prepackaged medication data correctly, define the role of the technician in quality assurance activities. Prepare intravenous admixtures, compare medication order with a label on the vial and check the expiration date of the product. Calculate drug dosage for parenteral use. Identify common drug/drug incompatibilities, reconstitute parenteral medications, use aseptic techniques to withdraw medication from the stock vial, measure the correct quantity and insert it into an IV solution without error. Prepare Total Parenteral Nutrition solutions; prepare chemotherapeutic agents using proper safety techniques, use equipment such as laminar flow hoods, filters, pumps, and automated compounders. (4 credit hours/120 clock hours). Prerequisite – HLT101, ANA101, ANA102, PHT102 through PHT208.

 

PHM300 PHARMACY CONSUMER PRACTICES: 

Teaches students how to interpret and predict consumer trends as well as budgeting and purchasing (3 credit hours/30 clock hours).

 

PHM301 LEADERSHIP SKILLS:

 Managers, supervisors, team leaders and members, and professionals at all levels of an organization who want the interpersonal skills to effectively coach others. The course helps students understand the role and importance of coaching for success: a shift from managing people to providing an environment where people self-manage. Also clarifies what leadership is. (3 credit hours/30 clock hours).

 

PHM302 PHARMACY MANAGEMENT: 

This course provides knowledge and skills required to excel in the areas of entrepreneurship, resource management, and business operations of a pharmacy. This is to ensure that the students have adequate opportunity to elaborate and learn the information and skills that are presented. One of the strategies to accomplish this will be group work. In addition to learning, the use of groups will facilitate communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, and team building skills. (6 credit hours/60 clock hours).