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AHE 178 - Hospital Procedures/IV/Unit Dose

4.0 Credits
Covers sterile products, 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 with a minimum grade of 2.5 or equivalent. Corequisite

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Perform proper aseptic technique in relation to chemotherapy and other admixtures in a hospital or clinical setting.
  2. Calculate and manufacture sterile medication admixtures.
  3. Understand and operate the Pyxis System (Automated Dispensing Cabinets).
  4. Properly fill unit dose medications into the Pyxis Machine (Automated Dispensing Cabinet).

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