40-Week Pharmacy Assistant
The Pharmacy Assistant program provides both technical and practical training which will enable students to function as competent, entry-level assistants to licensed pharmacists. The program provides the student with the basic knowledge of and practice in pharmacy calculations, drug distribution systems, and preparation of sterile dosage forms. Computer skills necessary in pharmacy practice will be utilized, and both pharmaceutical and medical terminology will be covered.
In conjunction with local pharmacists and other relevant industry representatives, our program has achieved a high standard of education in training pharmacy assistants and other health professionals for specialized areas. Each instructor possesses specific education and experience in the courses they teach. The Pharmacy Assistant program has a compulsory 150-hour placement in a retail environment.
|Compounding||Introduction To Anatomy And Physiology|
|Hospital Dispensing||Job Search Techniques And Interviewing Skills|
|Introduction To PC’s And Word Processing||Pharmaceutical Calculations|
|Orientation To Pharmacy Practice||Fundamentals and Principles of Pharmacology|
|Principles Of Microbiology||Pharmacology for the Body Systems|
|Retail Dispensing||Sterile Products|
|Interpersonal Workplace Skills||Herbal And Homeopathic Medications|
|CPR and First Aid Certification||Long Term Care|
|Educational Success||150-Hour Retail Placement|
Gae Carroll, B.PH E.
John Hopley, B.Sc., M.Sc., B.Ed.
Gae Carroll, B.PH.E.
Registered Pharmacy Technician