PHT 150 Pharmaceutical Calculations

Important for all pharmacy technicians to be skilled in basic math including fractions, decimals, percentages, and ratios as medication vials are manufactured in different concentrations.

PHT-150 Pharmaceutical Calculations

Credit Hours: 
3.00
Course Description: 
Examines how to apply basic mathematical skills in calculations required for the usual dosage determinations, as well as solution preparations using weight, metric, household, and apothecary systems. Discusses ratio and proportion, allegations, and business calculations in pharmacy operations. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisites: 
Acceptance into the PHT Program and MATH-100, MATH-101, MATH-1094 or MATH-110, or higher with a C or better within 5 years.