This course is designed to provide instruction in the technical procedures for preparing and dispensing drugs in the hospital and retail settings under supervision of a registered pharmacist. Topics include drug packaging and labeling, out-patient dispensing, hospital dispensing procedures, controlled substance procedures, inventory control, and non-sterile compounding. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic supervised dispensing techniques in a variety of pharmacy settings. Successful participants can opt to sit for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam. https://www.ptcb.org/.
NOTE: The required book for this class must be purchased from https://www.paradigmeducation.com/davidsondavie
Book Title: Davidson Davie Community College: Cirrus 2.0 for Certification Exam Review for Pharmacy Technicians, Fifth Edition. The e-book and single-user code can be purchased for $92.50 plus tax OR the print edition with the single-user code cost $124.50 plus tax. You can choose to order either the e-book or the printed edition. We recommend the e-book since that won’t require shipping and will be available almost immediately.
Minimum Number of Students: 4
Contact Info: Monica Belford at Monica_Belford@Davidsondavie.edu or 336-249-8186, Ext 4584