2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 21, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog
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AHE 178 - Hospital Procedures/IV/Unit Dose

4.0 Credits
Covers sterile products and aseptic technique/equipment/supplies used in IV admixture, theory of unit dose medication distribution, and review of pharmacy calculations. Labs cover sterile preparation procedures in the laminar flow hood and unit dose packaging.
Prerequisite AHE 170, AHE 172, AHE 173, AHE 174, AHE 175, AHE 176, and AHE 177, all with a minimum grade of 2.5 or equivalent.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate proper aseptic technique in relation to chemotherapy and other admixtures in a hospital or clinical setting.
  2. Calculate and manufacture sterile medication admixtures.
  3. Demonsrate proper operation of Pyxis System (Automated Dispensing System).

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