This course is an introduction to the concept of hospital pharmacy practice. It explains the evolution of the pharmacy technician as well as some basic terminology used in various locations in a hospital environment. Topics provide oversight and management of hospital onsite and offsite compounding facilities to maintain and achieve adherence to all regulatory requirements for sterile and non-sterile compounds such as chemotherapy medications and pediatric IVs which requires specific knowledge of aseptic technique and calculations. Topics also cover health system software and equipment, using pharmacy management software, repackaging technology, and medication safety in hospitals.
Textbook Required: Hospital Pharmacy Practice; ISBN-13 9781284030464
Format: Online via D2L/Instructor Led
Prerequisite: Pharmacy Calculations; Pharmacy Practice; Pharmacy Science
Dates: Jan. 29th - March 1st