College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Road
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
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Did you know our Lead Coordinator at the La Plata campus was a Kid' and Teen College student, became a counselor, then an assistant coordinator, a teacher of our courses and then a coordinator. That is dedication to our program. Thank you to Sarah Massie for all your hard work.
The following is a class that MAY be offered. To see if this class is among our current offerings, please see our schedule of classes.
Continuing Education Units: 6.0
Prerequisite: You must register for both HTH-5670 and HTH-5680. HTH-5680 must be taken in the term as HTH-5670. Students must also successful complete three WorkKeys Assessment tests given in the CSM Testing Center. Students must score a minimum of 4 on the Reading for Information and the Locating Information and a minimum score of 5 in Applied Mathematics.
Prepare to take the national pharmacy technician certification exam and for a career as a pharmacy technician. Focus on pharmacy law and ethics, pharmaceutical calculations, dosage unit conversions, pharmacy and medical abbreviations and terminology, medications errors, and the actions and uses of various drug classifications. Become familiar with the roles and responsibilities of pharmacy technicians. Cover pharmacology of prescription versus over the counter medications. Textbook required. Familiarity with high school algebra or equivalent recommended.
Schedule of Classes:
T TH, 06:00PM-09:15PM
Kelly Winters, MSN, RN, CPP