ERIC Number: ED342962
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Curso: Auxiliar de Farmacia. Guia. Farmacia Teorica: Manual del Estudiante. Matematica General: Manual del Estudiante. Documento de Trabajo (Pharmacy Assistant Course Guide. Theoretical Pharmacy Student Manual. General Mathematics Student Manual. Working Document).
Puerto Rico State Dept. of Education, Hato Rey. Area for Vocational and Technical Education.
The three parts of this document are intended for a 3-semester course for pharmacy assistants. The course guide contains the following sections: occupational description; educational philosophy; general objectives; tasks/competencies for each unit; course organization; brief description of the topics; student standards; and evaluation methods. Outlines and references are provided for the following course topics: theoretical pharmacy; communication skills; general mathematics; pharmaceutical computation; practical pharmacy I (lecture and laboratory); practical pharmacy II (lecture and laboratory); the pharmacy trade I-II; administration of drugs; pharmaceutical laws; descriptive pharmacy; fundamentals of chemistry I-IV; anatomy and physiology I-III; pharmacology and hygiene; typing; and conversational English. The student handbook on theoretical pharmacy contains information and quizzes on the following subjects: occupational description; history of pharmacy; pharmacy in the United States and Puerto Rico; pharmacy staff; dosage and forms of medications; synonyms or common names of medications; care and storage of medications; and bottles and caps for medications. Seven references are provided. The student handbook for general mathematics includes exercises on the following: Roman numerals; fractions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division); decimal fractions; percent; ratio; and proportion. Three references are listed. (SK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Puerto Rico State Dept. of Education, Hato Rey. Area for Vocational and Technical Education.