PHT 114 Computer Skills for Pharmacy Technicians

1 Credit Hour • 15 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Focuses on the practice of pharmacy and the multiple operations contributing to safe and effective practices of dispensing, distribution, administration and prescribing of pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, equipment and devices. Pharmacy technicians are delegated certain operations and technical functions based upon established policies and procedures. Computers are utilized to contribute to the efficient delivery of these operations. Pharmacy technicians require a basic understanding of computer terminology and applications of the computer and the roles and responsibilities of pharmacist and pharmacy technicians in computer-based systems. Includes integration of an actual pharmacy operation application and allow students hands on technical experience.