PRMT 105 Institutional Pharmacy

The students will be introduced to the organization and function of a hospital pharmacy and to the duties and responsibilities of the pharmacy technician. This will include law, standards of ethics that govern institutional pharmacy, and medical terminology as it applies to institutional pharmacy practice. JCAHO, quality assurance, inventory control and common medications in institutional settings will also be discussed. The course will focus on pharmacy technician/pharmacist relationships as well as relationships with other health professionals. The laws governing these relationships also will be studied.