Dispensing Medicines

PHT004

The purpose of this online dispensing medicines course is to prepare you to be able to dispense medicines and reconstitute antibiotics under supervision

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    Level
    4
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    Credits
    20
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    Cost
    $651 NZ Domestic
    $1,968 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 32 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 7 hours per week
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    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

 

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Describe processes for dispensing in the pharmacy and identify their role as a pharmacy technician in each process.
  • Identify situations where an intervention is required prior to a prescription being dispensed.
  • Prepare and accurately dispense a full range of prescriptions and pharmaceutical orders under supervision of a pharmacist, and within legislation and standards appropriate to dispensing.
  • Reconstitute antibiotic medicines under supervision of a pharmacist.
  • Apply knowledge of checking systems and respond to near misses and errors.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate

Course availability over the next 12 months

2024
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  •  
    Level
    4
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $651 NZ Domestic
    $1,968 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 32 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 7 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us