PHT 119 Community Pharmacy

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

Prerequisite: PHT 111

Provides a basic understanding of both general and specific tasks and responsibilities involved in the practice of pharmacy in a community setting. Emphasizes chain and independent community pharmacy practice, other related practice settings (such as consultant pharmacy, mail order pharmacy and nuclear pharmacy). Enables the student to obtain hands-on experience in the important technical duties of dispensing and compounding. The course will utilize a lecture-informal discussion format combined with a series of practice skills laboratory sessions.