2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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AHE 178 - IV Preparations and Aseptic Technique

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, or instructor permission.
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. Demonstrate proper operation of Pyxis System (Automated Dispensing System).

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