This 15-week review course is designed to prepare participants to assist and support licensed pharmacists in providing health care and medications to patients. Participants will obtain a broad knowledge of pharmacy practice and be skilled in the techniques required to order, stock, package, prepare, and dispense medications under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Upon completion of the curriculum, students will be eligible to take the Commonwealth of Virginia and the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examinations.
Key Note Speaker:
Mary Anna Marshall, CPhT
“The Technician Trainer”
Review Course Topics: Introduction to Pharmacy, Top 200 Drugs, Mathematics, Reference Sources, Inventory Management, Intergrated Lab Experiences, Pharmacy and Medical Terminology, Introduction to Pharmacology, Prescriptions, Routes and Formulations, Parenteral Solutions and Pharmacy, Prepared Sterile Products, Compounding, Automated Devices for Dispensing and Administration of Drugs
Spring 2017 Class Schedule:
R. Blackwell Smith Building
410 North 12th Street, Room 545
Richmond, VA 23298
Time: Tuesdays, 6–8 pm
Sean Bates, M.S., M.P.H. Executive Director for Postgraduate Programs
VCU School of Pharmacy
Ph: (804) 828-4246
Fx: (804) 828-9100
The purpose of this Workshop is to discuss topics related to pharmaceutical education, developed primarily for pharmacy technicians. Through the use of case-studies, article reviews, and other innovative teaching techniques, these presentations are designed to reinforce knowledge and skills in pharmacy practice,to serve as a refresher, and to introduce new concepts and technologies.