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Yakima Valley College Catalog 2021-2022 
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AHPT 125: Pharmacy Technician Skills I

4 Cr
Quarters: F
This course introduces the pharmacy technician to pharmacy practice.  The student will explore both historic and current events affecting pharmacy work.  Knowledge will be built by studying traditional and non-traditional pharmacy settings and roles, abbreviations and terminology, pharmaceutical references, prescription dispensing, drug orders, and emerging therapies.  Students will be introduced to the most common over-the-counter (OTC) medications and the top 100 most commonly prescribed medications.
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Pharmacy Technician program.