Aug 03, 2021  
TCC Catalog 2019-20 
TCC Catalog 2019-20 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PTN1017 Pharmacy Calculations

3 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite(s): a grade of C or better in MAT0028 .
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the math concepts necessary for the practice of a pharmacy technician. The course covers basic terminology; abbreviations; units of measure; and appropriate weights, measures and temperature conversions. Apothecary, avoirdupois, metric and household systems are an essential component of the course. Calculations using decimals, fractions, ratio and proportion, percentages, ratio strength, reducing and enlarging formulas, percent solutions, IV drip rates and dilution, allegations, and concentration problems are presented.  Lecture: 3 hours. Does not count toward A.A. degree.