Course Code: PHRM 207
Academic Year: 2020-2021
Students will demonstrate proficiency in performing pharmaceutical calculations using arithmetic manipulations. Emphasis will be placed on understanding pharmaceutical calculations using different systems of measurement, calculating prescription quantities, medication doses, compounding calculations for sterile and non-sterile preparations and accounting calculations. This course will prepare students to practice safely and professionally in the pharmacy setting within the scope of practice of a pharmacy technician. With a passing mark of 100%, it conforms to Standard 15.1 of the the Canadian Council for Accredtation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP) which requires pharmaceutical calculations to be "taught with a zero tolerance assessment".