Teaching Laboratories


Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dosage Forms Laboratory

The Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dosage Forms Laboratory [PBB 230], is a state-of-the-art facility where pharmacy students learn the latest techniques for compounding drug preparations that can be customized for individual patient needs. It features stations for each student to prepare oral, topical, and other drug preparations; an area with seven laminar flow hoods where students practice techniques for preparing injectibles and sterile ophthalmic products; and containment rooms for tableting, coating, and emulsification equipment that provides students with an understanding of the processes used by manufacturers to prepare dosage forms on a large scale.

CVS Pharmacist Care Center

The CVS Pharmacist Care Center [PBB 334] is a multipurpose laboratory facility, with videotaping and presentation technology throughout. It features networked computer workstations, small counseling rooms, and a classroom area. Pharmacy students learn drug information and patient counseling techniques. Prominent display cabinets house historical and contemporary drug product inventory. The Pharmacist Care Center is also used to teach prescription processing and the proper techniques for administration of medication.