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Pharmacy Technician Fundamentals Specialization
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Pharmacy Technician Fundamentals Specialization

Foundational Pharmacy Technician Career Training. Start your pharmacy career by learning the essentials of dosages, prescriptions, anatomy, and the soft skills essential to any healthcare career.

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Jennifer Zabel
Dr. Sherrie B. Moore

Instructors: Jennifer Zabel

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Specialization - 4 course series

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1 month at 10 hours a week
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Specialization - 4 course series

Get in-depth knowledge of a subject

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(65 reviews)

Beginner level

Recommended experience

1 month at 10 hours a week
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Learn at your own pace

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Specialization - 4 course series

Professionalism in Allied Health

Course 18 hours4.8 (234 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Gain an understanding of the expectations of an allied healthcare professional in the workplace

  • Develop and exercise emotional intelligence, self-management, and interpersonal skills

  • Build and improve internal and external communication skills with all exchanges

  • Enhance the patient care experience with successful interactions and patient satisfaction

Skills you'll gain

Category: Medical Ethics
Category: Emotional Strength
Category: Professional Communication
Category: Diversity and Cultural Bias Training
Category: Patient Interaction

Medical Terminology and the Human Body Fundamentals

Course 210 hours4.9 (99 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Analyze and understand medical terminology

  • Recognize the structure and function of human body systems

  • Gain an understanding of the directional terms in relationship to the human body

  • Discuss pathology, the disease process, and endoscopy

Skills you'll gain

Category: Medical language
Category: Knowledge of Major Diseases
Category: human anatomy
Category: Medical Terminology

Pharmacy Technician Essentials

Course 314 hours4.4 (16 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Understand the primary functions of different pharmacy organizations

  • Understand the different roles of the pharmacy technician

  • Understand the common drugs and their uses, drug routes and formulations, and factors affecting drug activity

  • Understand pharmacy management software, as well as reading and interpreting prescriptions

Skills you'll gain

Category: Working in a Pharmacy Setting
Category: Using Pharmacy Software
Category: Reading Prescriptions
Category: Understanding Pharmacy Terminology
Category: Common Drugs and Usages

Pharmacy Dosages and Prescriptions Essentials

Course 413 hours4.3 (10 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Verify medication orders, calculate and measure dosage, and prepare and package medications

  • Apply knowledge of pharmacology, documentation, and inventory management in the pharmacy

  • Understand basic calculation methods related to pharmacy, including fractions, decimals, percentages, the metric system, ratios, and proportions

Skills you'll gain

Category: Counting/Weighing/Measuring Medications
Category: Calculating Dosages
Category: Understanding Tablet and Capsule Prescriptions
Category: Liquid Prescriptions
Category: Interpreting Prescriptions

Instructors

Jennifer Zabel

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