PHT 116 Institutional Pharmacy

3 Credit Hours • 75 Contact Hours (15 Lecture, 60 Lab)

Prerequisite: MAT 050 (Grade of C or higher), PHT 111 and instructor signature

Note: PHT 235 is highly recommended for successful completion of this course

Provides a basic understanding of general and specific tasks as well as the responsibilities involved in the practice of pharmacy in an institutional pharmacy setting. Emphasizes in-patient hospital pharmacy practice and other related practice settings (such as Homecare and Nursing Home or Long-Term Care). A laboratory experiential component provides a hands-on experience in the preparation of intravenous admixtures, aseptic technique, unit-dose distribution, dispensing for greater than 24 hours.