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Pharmacy Technician Curriculum

Effective June 1, 2014


Catalog Number Course Title Credits
Fall Term    
10-501-101 Medical Terminology (Nicolet) 3
10-536-110 Phamaceutical Calculations 3
10-510-102 Health Insurance and Reimbursement 3
10-536-113 Pharmacy Business Applications 3
10-536-115 Pharmacy Law 2
10-536-120 Fundamentals of Reading Prescriptions 1
10-536-122 Pharmacology 3
  Total 18
Spring Term
10-801-196 Oral Interpersonal Communication (Nicolet) 3
10-809-199 Psychology of Human Relations (Nicolet) 3
10-536-125 Pharmacy Drug Distribution Systems 2
10-536-126 Pharmacy Parenteral Admixtures 3
10-536-143 Pharmacy Hospital Clinical 2
10-536-141 Pharmacy Computer Lab 2
10-536-139 Pharmacy Community Clinical 3
  Total 18


Pharmacy Technician Courses

10-501-101-00 Medical Terminology
Focuses on the component parts of medical terms: prefixes, suffixes and word roots. You will practice formation, analysis and reconstruction of terms. Emphasis on spelling, definition and pronunciation. Introduction to operative, diagnostic, therapeutic and symptomatic terminology of all body systems, as well as systemic and surgical terminology. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-801-196-00 Oral Interpersonal Communication
Focuses upon developing speaking, verbal and nonverbal communications, and listening skills through individual presentations, groups activities, and other projects. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-809-199-00 Psychology of Human Relations
Focuses on improving personal and job-related relationships through understanding and applying sound psychological principles. Topics include self-concept, motivation, emotions, stress management, conflict resolution, and human relation processes. Lecture. 3 credits.