SRJC Course Outlines

11/18/2019 6:51:58 PMPHARM 157L Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  PHARM 157LTitle:  HOSPITAL PHARM CLINICAL  
Full Title:  Hospital Pharmacy Clinical Experience
Last Reviewed:1/28/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.50Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR2.25 Contact DHR39.38
 Contact Total2.25 Contact Total39.38
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 39.38 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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The practice in a hospital pharmacy environment of advanced pharmacy technician skills developed in didactic and laboratory training. Activities will be performed by the student and evaluated by a preceptor.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in PHARM 157


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
The student must pass a background check and drug screening and be current on immunizations.

Schedule of Classes Information
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The practice in a hospital pharmacy environment of advanced pharmacy technician skills developed in didactic and laboratory training. Activities will be performed by the student and evaluated by a preceptor.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in PHARM 157
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:The student must pass a background check and drug screening and be current on immunizations.
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Assist the pharmacist in collecting, organizing, and evaluating information for direct patient
    care, drug use review, and departmental management.
2.  Identify, receive and evaluate prescription orders for completeness.
3.  Assist the pharmacist in monitoring the practice site and/or service area for compliance with
    federal, state, and local laws, regulations and professional standards
4.  Distribute medications after supervising pharmacist provides final verification.
 

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Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Compound and prepare medications for distribution.
2. Purchase pharmaceuticals, devices and supplies according to an established purchasing
    program.
3. Control the inventory of medications, equipment and devices according to an established plan.
4. Maintain pharmacy equipment and facilities.

Topics and Scope
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I. The Hospital Environment
    A. Professional staffing and personnel policies
    B. Formularies
    C. Standard operation procedures
         1. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
         2. Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee
II. Review of Pharmacy Procedures
    A. Prescription work flow
    B. Hospital dosage forms
    C. Ordering procedures
    D. Telephone procedures
    E. Computerized prescription processing
    F. Record keeping
III. Prescription Files
IV. Requirements for Controlled Substances
V. Assisting the pharmacist in:
    A. Removing drugs from stock
    B. Counting, pouring and mixing pharmaceuticals
    C. Placing product in container, unit dose packaging
    D. Affixing label or labels
    E. Packaging and repackaging
VI. Principles of Inventory Control
    A. Ordering, receiving, and stocking inventory
    B. Removing expired, discontinued and recalled goods from stock
VII.  Diabetic Supplies
VIII. Safety and Legal Policies and Procedures
IX.   Preparing Intravenous and Chemotherapy Medications
X.    Maintaining a Clean Room Environment and Aseptic Technique
XI.   Consistent Use of Systematic Approach to Solving Problems
XII.  Principles of Quality Assurance

Assignments:
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1. Reading, 5-10 pages per week
2. Maintain a journal of daily work experiences that will be shared with the class
3. Complete competency checklist with preceptor: Techniques and manipulation skills for
    hospital devices and medications; preparation of work area

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
70 - 80%
Techniques and manipulation skills
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 30%
Attendance and participation; journal


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials.

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