ERIC Number: ED346278
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Pharmacy Technician. Technical Committee Report.
Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise. Div. of Vocational Education.
This report contains the task list for the pharmacy technician program in the state of Idaho. The task list reflects the current trends and skills necessary for an employee to obtain a job in this industry in Idaho, retain a job once hired, and advance in the occupational field. Technical information provided includes program area, program title, Idaho code number, and effective date. The tasks are organized into 11 modules each consisting of 3 to 17 tasks. The module titles are as follows: demonstrate employability skills and habits; assist in preparing prescriptions; intravenous admixture services; maintain inventory; demonstrate clerical skills; demonstrate effective human relations and communication skills; apply good housekeeping procedures; apply ethics and legal standards; assist with institutional drug distribution; demonstrate knowledge of basic pharmaceutical chemistry, anatomy, and physiology; and demonstrate universal precautions. The report concludes with a listing of six issues, concerns, and considerations of the Pharmacy Technician Technical Committee. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Communication Skills, Curriculum Development, Employment Potential, Ethics, Interpersonal Competence, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Occupational Information, Pharmaceutical Education, Pharmacists, Pharmacology, Secondary Education, Skill Analysis, State Programs, Statewide Planning
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise. Div. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Idaho