Materials & Systems Requirements

Materials Included:

  • Mosby's Pharmacy Technician: Principles and Practice by Teresa Hopper BS, CPhT

Optional Materials (Not Included):

  • Calculation of Drug Dosages: A Work Text & CD ROM by Sheila J. Ogden RN MSN
  • A-Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions, 2nd Edition by Alan R. Gaby M.D.
  • Dorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary, 27th Edition (Book and CD-ROM) by Dorland

System Requirements:

Internet Access

  • Broadband or high-speed internet access is required. Broadband includes DSL, cable, and wireless connections
  • Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Moodle pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible


  • Windows hardware configurations and processors are acceptable
  • Mac computers MUST have Microsoft Window Operating Systems over Bootcamp (Bootcamp is a free download from Apple's website)
  • 1 GB RAM recommended


  • Operating Systems
    • Windows XP or Vista and Mac OS X 10 and higher with Windows
  • Web Browsers
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari, Internet Explorer & FireFox are not currently recommended as they cannot display certain Moodle editing menus for both students and mentors
  • Media Plug-ins (These may be required depending on your course media)
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Apple Quicktime
  • Windows Media Player
  • Real Player
  • PowerPoint Viewer (use this if you don't have PowerPoint)

*Outlines are subject to change, as courses are always under improvement for your benefit.