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Pharmacy Technician Intermediate Specialization
MedCerts

Pharmacy Technician Intermediate Specialization

Pharmacy Technician Intermediate Career Training. Upgrade your Pharmacy Technician career and learn advanced topics such as legal compliance, safety protocols, medication optimization and preparation, and effective communication in a pharmaceutical practice.

Taught in English

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Specialization - 3 course series

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Intermediate level

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1 month at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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Specialization - 3 course series

Get in-depth knowledge of a subject

4.8

(15 reviews)

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

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

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Specialization - 3 course series

What you'll learn

  • Know current pharmacy laws and medication regulations

  • Describe testing, preventative measures, and how to reduce risk of exposure for HIV and AIDS

  • Discuss the importance of emergency preparedness and what it entails

  • Explain biopharmaceutics and how drugs work

Skills you'll gain

Category: Understanding Drug Absorption Mechanisms
Category: Understanding Pharmacy Regulations
Category: Knowledge of HIPAA Compliance
Category: Calculating Pharmaceutical Formulations
Category: Healthcare Crisis Management

What you'll learn

  • Describe the many factors that affect how a drug behaves for a given individual

  • Explore how Medication Therapy Management (MTM) is an important concept in the pharmacy and in other areas of healthcare

  • Explain aseptic techniques and safety guidelines

  • Identify the precautions, parenteral routes, and types of parenteral solutions

Skills you'll gain

Category: Medication Optimization Strategies
Category: Understand Drug Activity Assessment
Category: Safe Handling of Parenteral Solutions
Category: Gain knowledge of Risk Mitigation and Patient Safety
Category: Aseptic Technique Mastery

What you'll learn

  • Explain the various types of insulin strengths and additives, syringe and needle sizing, injection sites, and insulin pumps

  • Discuss compounding medications, as well as the associated regulations and manufacturing guidelines

  • Identify the principles of compounding solids, semi-solids, powders, coloring, flavoring, ointments, and other dosage forms

  • Explain the importance of empathy when dealing with patients by discussing the pathophysiology of disease

Skills you'll gain

Category: Effective Communication in Pharmacy
Category: Compounding Regulations Compliance
Category: Patient-Centric Empathy
Category: Insulin Administration
Category: Medication Compounding Techniques

Instructor

Dr. Sherrie B. Moore
MedCerts
5 Courses5,306 learners

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