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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
(Part-time)

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This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description:

This course is the first of two core courses in the Pharmacy Technician Program and will help prepare students for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam. Course content includes the duties and responsibilities of the pharmacy technician, as well as the mathematical components and the pharmacology foundation necessary to become a successful pharmacy technician. Scope of pharmacy practice including handling of infectious and hazardous waste, interpersonal skills and beginning pharmacology and dose calculations.

Prerequisites: MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 or MAT 0600 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1445 or MAT 1445 and Other (MAT 0100 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1445 may be taken concurrently with ALH 1122) and Other (MAT 0100 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1445 may be taken concurrently with ALH 1122)

Description: Orientation to the health care delivery system, including history, economics, medical/legal issues, professionalism, ethics, sociological aspects and wellness concepts. Orientation to the use of technology in the health care system will also be provided, including user interfaces, telecommunications and networks. The development of health care team skills, including critical thinking and problem-solving strategies and multicultural health care perspectives, will be presented. One classroom, three lab hours per week.

Description: The survey course studying the structure and function of the human body. Topics include introductory terminology, cytology, the integumentary system, the skeletal system, the muscular system, the nervous system, the endocrine system, the cardiovascular system, (blood, heart and blood vessels), the lymphatic system, the respiratory system, the digestive system, the urinary system and the reproductive system. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: Science elective: Choose from BIO 1107/1108, BIO 1121, BIO 1141/1147

Prerequisites: DEV 0015 and MAT 0050 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1130

Corequisites: BIO 1108

Description:

The lab component of a survey course that studies the structure and function of the human body. Lab work topics include histology, cytology and the anatomy of the skeleton, muscles, nervous system structures, blood components, the heart, blood vessels and structures within the respiratory, digestive, urinary and male and female reproductive systems. Summarization is achieved through the dissection of a preserved fetal pig.

Notes: Science elective: Choose from BIO 1107/1108, BIO 1121, BIO 1141/1147

Corequisites: BIO 1107

Description: Solve health science applications; convert within and between metric, household and apothecary systems; read and interpret health science labels and graphs; calculate and apply statistical concepts; solve problems involving parenteral, pediatric and/or intravenous administration and dosage calculations. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Notes: Choose from MAT 1130 or Any Mathematics, Statistics & Logic elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Prerequisites: MAT 0050 or Other (Satisfactory score on math placement test)

 

Term hours subtotal:

13

Spring Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description:

This course is the second of two core courses in the Pharmacy Technician Program and will continue to help prepare students for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam. Course content will continue to include the duties and responsibilities of the pharmacy technician, as well as the mathematical components and the pharmacology foundations necessary to become a successful pharmacy technician. Additional skills learned will include sterile compounding, non-sterile compounding and inventory control. Course contains a simulated directed practice.

Prerequisites: ALH 1122 and ALH 1122 and MAT 1130 and MAT 1130 or MAT 1445 or MAT 1445 and Other (With a grade of C or better in ALH 1122 or Permission of instructor if repeating ALH 1123) and Other (With a grade of C or better in ALH 1122 or Permission of instructor if repeating ALH 1123) and Other (Must possess a high school equivalency certificate or a high school diploma, be 18 years or older, demonstrate English language proficiency (including reading, writing, and speaking).)

Description:

This is a laboratory course designed to provide pharmacy technician students with simulations to practice a variety of pharmacy technician's activities and responsibilities, such as product preparation, sterile compounding, non-sterile compounding, inputting prescriptions, calculations, pharmacy tools and equipment. Six lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: ALH 1122

Corequisites: ALH 1123

 

Term hours subtotal:

7

Summer Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description:

This course will provide the students with real world experience in a pharmacy (i.e. hospital and retail pharmacy). Students will be provided with a valuable learning experience and potential contacts and/or references for employment. This course will also provide the student with additional review for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam. Students will complete 210 hours of non-paid, supervised directed practice in a hospital and retail pharmacy. Background checks will be required prior to attending the directed practice.

Prerequisites: ALH 1123 and ALH 1183 and Other (with a grade of B or better)

 

Term hours subtotal:

2

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.