PHT 193 Pharmacy Externship

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Course Description: 

Students are assigned to selected health care facilities for directed clinical practice in pharmacy technology. This is a required, supervised learning experience under the direction of a pharmacist. Rotation selections include hospital, home infusion, compounding, and long term care pharmacy locations.  The rotations include a ten to twelve week spring, summer, or fall session. Time scheduled at the site will be twenty-four or thirty-two hours a week.

The ten or twelve week externship rotation begins in May, July, or August.  Successful completion of all pharmacy technician course work is required before assignment to specific hospital and home infusion/long term care pharmacy rotations.

AH 100, HCS 131, BBA 110, PHT 125, PHT 165, PHT 119, PHT 175, PHT 178

Externship options are as follows:
Hospital: 8 weeks/3 days/8 hr-days; or 6 weeks/4 days/8 hr-days
Home Infusion: 4 weeks/3 days/8 hr-days; or 3 weeks/4 days/8 hr-days
Long Term Care: 3 weeks/3 days/8 hr-days; or 2 weeks/4 days/8 hr-days