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Pharmacy Technology

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in areas of science relevant to the role of pharmacy technology including anatomy/physiology and pharmacology.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of the role of the pharmacy technician in the medication use process.
  3. Assist pharmacists in gathering and organizing demographic and clinical information for direct patient care and medication use review.
  4. Receive and screen prescription medication orders for completeness, accuracy, and authenticity.
  5. Under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, prepare and distribute medications following specified procedures.
  6. Prepare special medication requiring compounding.
  7. Accurately label all medications being dispensed.
  8. Explain pharmacy reimbursement plans and insurance coverage for medications to customers.
  9. Initiate billing and collect payment for pharmacy services.
  10. Apply accepted procedures in inventory control of medications and equipment.
  11. Maintain pharmacy facilities and equipment.