Hospital Rx Prep Course (P-3)

This course was meticulously designed and organized after working in different hospital pharmacy settings for over 25 years: dealing with & implementing different computer systems including clinical pharmacy programs, training Pharmacists to assume clinical roles by working independently with Doctors and Nurses to improve patient outcomes, while maintaining financial viability for the organizations.

You have 3 choices for this Hospital Pharmacy Training Course:

  • Hospital Pharmacy Prep Course (P-3) [3 days]
  • Hospital Pharmacy Crash Course (P-5) [6 days]
  • Hospital Pharmacy Fellowship (P-7) [2 weeks]
  • (All 3 courses include National IV Training + 20 hours ACPE Credit)

These courses are designed primarily for retail pharmacists or new pharmacy graduates to prepare them primarily for Institutional Pharmacy Practice, or to provide a jump start for Pharmacist who have just entered the hospital pharmacy arena. The primary focus of this program is to prepare the pharmacist to be in a hospital pharmacy setting of an acute care hospital including decentralized responsibilities or to work in a LTAC (long term Acute Care), Rehabilitation Hospital, IV Infusion Services, or a Pharmacy setting offering a combination of these services.

All these courses include the following:
  1. National IV Training (20 Hours ACPE Credit)
  2. National Sterile Compounding Training Manual
  3. Clinical Pharmacy Training (Including Manual)
  4. Hospital Pharmacy training (including manual)
  5. Certificate of Training / Completion

1. Program-3 ($995)

This 3 day cours is the most popular program which starts at 8 am on Friday morning and ends at 4 pm on Sunday. Everything you need to know about the hospital pharmacy is covered in this class including IV Certification, which includes 2 hours of hands on IV training.

COURSE OUTLINE:

  1. Institutional Pharmacy Practice Settings
  2. ADT (Admission, Discharge, Transfer)
  3. Medication Reconciliation
  4. Medication Orders.. reading and interpreting (major focus)
  5. Range Orders, Over Riding Orders  & unapproved abbreviations
  6. Clinical Pharmacy Functions & Chart Review
  7. Interpreting relevent Lab. Data
  8. Anticoagulants Dosing & Monitoring
  9. Antibiotic Monitoring
  10. Antibiogram Review
  11. Aminoglycoside Dosing
  12. Epogen Dosing & Monitoring
  13. ACLS Guidelines & Responding to Codes
  14. Vancomycing Dosing
  15. TPNs and adjusting electrolytes
  16. IV to PO conversion guidelines
  17. Renal Dosing Guidelines
  18. Computer Order entry including CPOE
  19. Drug Distribution systems (cart fill, robot fill, Pyxis fill)
  20. Automated Dispensing Systems (Pyxis, Omnicel etc)
  21. Hospital Pharmacy Computer Programs
  22. Controlled Substances Distribution
  23. Look Alike Sound Alike Drugs in a hospital setting
  24. Handling High Risk Drugs in hospitals
  25. Adverse Drug Reactions monitoring & reporting
  26. IV Admixtures National Training
  27. Avoiding Medication Errors in a hospital setting
  28. National Patient Safety Goals
  29. Core Measures, SCIP & HAC
  30. Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee functions
  31. JCAHO Regulations for Acute Care Facilities
  32. TDH Regulations for Hospital Pharmacies.
  33. Interviewing tips for a hospital pharmacy job

Seating is limited so please register early 

We offer this Program in other states as well, please check Class information tab or click on the Register button for updated class information.

In 2016 this class was offered in New York, Seattle and is being offered in Orlando in December.



Refund Policy

We offer a full refund if the registrant cancels within 10 days of registration prior to receiving class materials.
If materials are returned without alteration, within 2 weeks of registration, you will get a 100% refund.

For cancellations one week prior to scheduled class the refund is pro-rated to 98% of the tuition.

There is no change fee if you reschedule your class within six months. 

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Group photo after a recent mini-crash course seminar

Group photo after a recent mini-crash course seminar