Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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PRX 101 - Pharmacy Technician I

4 Credit(s)

Course Description: Introduces the basic concepts of the practice of pharmacy and the pharmacy technician’s role, including the history of pharmacy, the types of pharmacy settings, the language of pharmacy and drug classifications, the types and use of technology in the pharmacy setting, and basic concepts of health insurance billing as they relate to the pharmacy technician’s role.   

Course Level: Career/Tech Preparatory

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Describe the origin and evolution of the practice of pharmacy.
  • CLO#2: Describe the roles and responsibilities of the pharmacy technician in the range of pharmacy settings where they are employed.
  • CLO#3: Use pharmaceutical terms and the drug classification system appropriately and accurately in the pharmacy setting. (ILO: Critical Thinking)
  • CLO#4: Describe the types and uses of technology utilized in the pharmacy setting.
  • CLO#5: Apply the concepts and practices of health insurance billing appropriately in the pharmacy setting.

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