The Pharmacy Technician Diploma program prepares graduates for entry level careers working under the direction of Registered Pharmacists in retail, clinic, and hospital inpatient settings. The pharmacy technician provides an integral role in assisting pharmacists with prescription processing. The pharmacy technician complies with standard written procedures and guidelines under the direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist. Pharmacy technicians assist the pharmacist with medication preparation, administrative duties, and provide front line customer service in the pharmacy setting. The program prepares graduates for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam which is necessary for certification. Prerequisite: Qualifying score on reading, writing, math and computer literacy assessment tests.
Credits: Total Diploma Credits 38
Award Outcomes: |
Pharmacy Technicians work in retail, clinic, online, and hospital pharmacies.
|Technical Studies Required: 31 Credits|
Medical and Pharmacy Terminology 2
Pharmacy Law and Ethics 2
Pharmaceutical Calculations 2
Principles of Pharmacy Practice I 4
Pharmacotherapy and Epidemiology of Disease Processes 3
Principles of Pharmacy Practice II 5
Pharmacy Technician Externship I 3
Pharmacy Technician Externship II 3
Chemistry for Pharmacy Technicians 4
|Technical Studies Electives: 0 Credits|