Spring 2014 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, Jan 18-May 21
Th        12:30PM-03:35PM LEC J.Gee                CRC MAIN WIN 104         14764 
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PHARM 315    Pharmaceutical Calculations    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100 and PHARM 300 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: PHARM 320
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course presents the mathematical concepts and practical experience required for students to pass the math portion of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination. Through lecture demonstrations and practice problem sets, students will learn the skills essential for calculating and preparing pharmaceutical dosages in both community and institutional pharmacy settings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
Th        09:00AM-11:20AM LEC J.Gee                CRC MAIN WIN 102         19067 
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T         10:00AM-11:20AM 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 320    Pharmacology of Therapeutic Agents    5 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 100 and PHARM 300 with grades of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Corequisite: PHARM 315
Advisory: LIBR 318
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 81 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course studies the anatomy and physiology of the various human body systems. Students will learn the use and side effects of prescription medications, nonprescription medications, and alternative therapies commonly used to treat diseases affecting the nervous, musculoskeletal, immune, dermatological, hematologic cardiovascular, respiratory, reproductive, gastrointestinal, renal system as well as the eye, ear, nose and throat. This course covers brand and generic names of the therapeutic agents studied, standard pronunciation, dosage forms, routes of administration, medical abbreviation and the role of the Food and Drug Administration in herbal and dietary supplements. The laboratory activities are designed to provide hands-on experiences in pharmacy calculation and compounding medications related to the various body systems.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Gee                CRC MAIN WIN 102         19069 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-07:35PM LEC J.Gee                CRC MAIN WIN 102         19069 Textbook
W         07:45PM-09:05PM 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.

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: August 28, 2014