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Principles of Dispensing Medications PHAR 1020

4 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 3
Pre-requisite(s): None
Co-requisite(s): PHAR 1000, PHAR 1010

This course introduces the student to principles of receiving, storing, and dispensing medications. Topics include: purchasing, packaging, and labeling drugs; pharmacy policies and procedures; documentation; inventory and filing systems; compounding; storage and control; pharmacy equipment; and health care organizational structure. This course provides laboratory and clinical practice.


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