Graduates of this program will:
- Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of medical terminology.
- Demonstrate the ability to accurately enter a new prescription, including interpretation of included information and request of any missing information.
- Demonstrate knowledge of brand and generic drug names to include appearance, manufacturer, dosage forms(s), and route of administration.
- Demonstrate the ability to process a medication order accurately and efficiently to include interpretation, drug product selection, computer warnings, packaging and labeling, filling a prescription in an outpatient setting, and preparing IV medication using aseptic technique.
- Complete accurate and timely mathematical computations of ingredient amounts, doses, infusion rates, or any relevant calculation encountered in an Outpatient and Inpatient setting.
- Demonstrate knowledge of third party insurance and perform necessary functions for reimbursement.
- Demonstrate knowledge of durable medical equipment in order to adequately communicate with patients about them.
- Demonstrate knowledge of pharmacy law and apply to the prescription filling process.
- Demonstrate appropriate communication skills and professional attitude during interactions with patients, coworkers, and other health care professionals.