• Program: Pharmacy Technology
  • Course: Pharmacy Technician Externship I
  • Course #: PHRM1080
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course prepares the student for entering the Pharmacy Technician career field and provides information on career opportunities. Students will apply skills, knowledge and abilities acquired in the classroom in a practical work-based community pharmacy training environment.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Develop professional communication skills
Acquire computer skills on pharmacy software
Process prescription orders accurately
Select proper insurance for billing prescriptions
Acquire knowledge of prescription billing methods
Demonstrate dosage calculations
File prescription orders
Apply knowledge in a retail pharmacy environment
Demonstrate skills to assist the pharmacist
Work as a healthcare team member

Credit Details
  • SOE: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details

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