The course provides a practical, applied approach to pharmacology. Through a variety of assignments, quizzes, case studies and group work, students will enhance their ability to practice competently and contribute to a safe patient care setting. Participants will gain basic knowledge related to the pharmacological uses of drugs within a variety of commonly encountered medical conditions.
PLAR is available for this course. All PLAR exams will be set up according to the number of students in need of a particular PLAR exam. No set dates have been organized; each student request will be considered and organized monthly for each PLAR exam. Contact with the coordinator will determine the date and time of exams.
Note: Before any attempt at the Pharmacology PLAR exam, a pharmacy technician must complete the Pharmacology Checklist (Demonstration of Devices) and have their work checked and signed by an assessor. The checklist and PLAR information is available from the NAPRA PLAR website.
Textbook Required: Text book required: Moscou K, Snipe K. Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians 2013 (2d edition). ISBN: 978-0-323-084970.