Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Pharmacy Technician Clinical Experience Seminar


 Department:    AHE

 Course #:    138

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1

 CIP:    510805

 EPC:    399

 REV:    2018

 Course Description  

Discussion and critical analysis of student experiences in their various clinical experience placements. Topics include legal concepts, professionalism, and aspects of culture and application of various pharmacy skills. Job search readiness including finding jobs, completing applications, developing effective resumes and interviewing skills.


Prerequisite: Completion of AHE 134, 135, and 200 all with a minimum C grade.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 11

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Describe practice site.
  2. Describe pharmacy technician duties at site.
  3. Relate classroom learning to workplace applications.
  4. Discuss opportunities for problem solving as they occur at the practice site.
  5. Discuss the daily interpersonal professional interactions at the practice site.
  6. Develop an effective resume and application packet.
  7. Search effectively for employment resources and understand effective interview techniques.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.3 Identify, interpret, and evaluate pertinent data and previous experience to reach conclusions.
2.4 Evaluate decisions by analyzing outcomes and the impact of actions.

5. Global & Local Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding the complexity and interdependence of, and stewardship responsibilities to, local and global communities and environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
5.1 Understand the impact of their own and other’s actions on local/global communities and environments and how those communities/environments affect them in turn.

Course Contents

  1. Weekly meeting with PHARM 136/137 students.
  2. Discuss common issues in workplace experiences.
  3. Discuss resolution of difficulties, problems or frustrations at work site.
  4. Status of progress in achieving checklist competencies.
  5. Discuss cultural aspects of workplace experience.
  6. Resume and application packet.
  7. Employment resources and interview techniques.