Pharmacy Practice Lab I


This course will focus on understanding concepts and developing skills fundamental to the practice of pharmacy, including methods of non-sterile medication preparation (e.g. reconstitution of oral powders for suspension, compounding of topical creams and ointments, encapsulation of dry powders), pharmacy calculations, and regulations and standards related to medication preparation. It will also introduce students to the medication use process; including medication procurement, inventory management, medication storage and security, and prescription transmission/receipt, interpretation, evaluation, fulfillment (including product selection, apportioning, packaging and labeling), dispensing, and record keeping. The students will learn to navigate computerized prescription processing systems, prescription benefits management systems, patient-based drug information systems, electronic medical records, and point-of-sale systems. Health literacy and cultural competency will be practiced and the student will be introduced to patient counseling and assessment skills. They will also practice communication with other health-care providers. Prerequisite: P1 standing or approval of instructor.

Academic Level:
Pharmacy [PHAR]
Terms Offered:
Term Sect Instructor Meeting Location/Days/Time Cap Used
2017FA 01 Dr. Jeb Ballentine HSC 126 LAB M 02:00PM-04:50PM
Dates: 08/21/17-12/15/17
16 16
2017FA 02 Dr. Jeb Ballentine HSC 126 LAB T 02:00PM-04:50PM
Dates: 08/21/17-12/15/17
16 16
2017FA 03 Dr. Jeb Ballentine HSC 126 LAB W 02:00PM-04:50PM
Dates: 08/21/17-12/15/17
16 14
2017FA 04 Dr. Jeb Ballentine HSC 126 LAB R 02:00PM-04:50PM
Dates: 08/21/17-12/15/17
16 0