Fall 2017 Class Schedule (CRC)



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PHARM 300    Introduction to Pharmacy Practice    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the concepts of direct pharmaceutical patient care and the technician's role in its delivery. Current direct patient care delivery system and medication distribution systems are emphasized. Topics include dosage calculations, the influence that medication laws, standards and regulations have on practice, and quality assurance in the pharmaceutical setting.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Th        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC J.Gee                CRC MAIN WIN 104         14616 
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PHARM 350    Pharmaceutical Information Management    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHARM 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: LIBR 318
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course reviews how state laws and regulations determine the activities associated with the collection of patient-specific information by the pharmacy technician. Students learn to secure information from the medical chart, record, patient profile, patient, caregiver, database and health care professional. Technologies used for storing, accessing and recording pharmacy data and proper methods for receiving and authenticating prescription orders are emphasized. Students will also learn safety in medication use and monitoring program of medication therapy and the pharmacy technician's role in the prevention and reporting of medication misadventures. The lab provides hands-on experience with pharmacy distribution software, technology, and prescription processing.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
T         03:30PM-05:50PM LEC J.Gee                CRC MAIN WIN 102         14924 
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Th        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB J.Gee                CRC MAIN WIN 102           
This is a Pharmacy Technology Program course and enrollment requires Prerequisite completion, the Acceptance after Application, and Instructor Consent by Permission Number.


PHARM 360    Retail Operation of Pharmaceutical Practice    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHARM 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course reviews the process of pharmaceutical purchasing and acquisitions in the retail settings and in emergency situations. Students will learn inventory control including handling of receipts, storage, removal, and documentation. Other topics include: methods of distribution with emphasis on computer database maintenance and the state laws that govern these activities, billing, collection of payment, third-party payment, and the technician's role in the assisting the PharmD in immunization administration. The lab will provide hands-on experience in a simulated retail environment.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
M         06:00PM-08:20PM LEC S.Huynh              CRC MAIN WIN 102         14926 
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W         06:00PM-07:20PM LAB S.Huynh              CRC MAIN WIN 102           
This is a Pharmacy Technology Program course and enrollment requires Prerequisite completion, the Acceptance after Application, and Instructor Consent by Permission Number.


PHARM 380    Preparation of Pharmaceutical Products    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHARM 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 81 hours LAB
Description: This course presents the methods of preparing non-compounded, compounded, non-sterile, and sterile products for distribution. Students will learn the state laws and regulations that determine the role of a pharmacy technician in measuring, preparing, packaging, and storing of medications. Medication preparation, profiling, calculation, measuring, safety, labeling and quality assurance procedures will be emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
T         06:00PM-07:20PM LEC V.Awad               CRC MAIN WIN 102         14928 
Textbook
T         07:30PM-09:05PM LAB V.Awad               CRC MAIN WIN 102           
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB V.Awad               CRC MAIN WIN 102           
This is a Pharmacy Technology Program course and enrollment requires Prerequisite completion, the Acceptance after Application, and Instructor Consent by Permission Number.


PHARM 400    Pharmacy Technician Profession    1 Unit

Prerequisite: PHARM 315 and 320 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course prepares the student for employment as a pharmacy technician. Students learn the scope of practice of a pharmacy technician. Students will also learn professional ethics, attitudes, values, and beliefs of successful pharmacy technicians. Emphasis is placed on projecting an image appropriate to the profession and effective interpersonal relationships with other health care professionals and the appreciation for certification and active involvement in local, state, and national technician organizations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         05:00PM-05:50PM LEC J.Gee                CRC MAIN WIN 102         14873 
Textbook
This is a Pharmacy Technology Program course and enrollment requires Prerequisite completion, the Acceptance after Application, and Instructor Consent by Permission Number.

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 15, 2017