Pharmacy Technician - 50490

(1050 clock hours - Selective Admission)

This program prepares students to assist a pharmacist with the technical tasks which take place in the pharmacy. Under the direct supervision of a pharmacist the graduates from this program are qualified to work as a Community Pharmacy Technician, or Pharmacy Technician in retail and hospital settings. Program completers sit for the national pharmacy technician certification examination administered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. Pharmacy technicians who successfully pass the exam are eligible to use the title Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT).

Degree Requirements

Required program:

HSC V003Introduction to Health Care (O)

82 hours

HSC V405Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) (O)

4 - 8 hours

PTN V000Pharmacy Technician Orientation (O)

60 hours

PTN V032LPharmacy Operations I (O)

50 hours

PTN V015Pharmaceutical Calculations (O)

60 hours

HSC V540Body Structure and Function (O)

60 hours

HSC V530CConcepts of Medical Language (O)

35 hours

PTN V023General Pharmacology (O)

90 hours

PTN V033LPharmacy Operations II (O)

60 hours

PTN V030Introduction to Community Pharmacy (O)

250 hours

PTN V031Introduction to Institutional Pharmacy (O)

250 hours

PTN V093Pharmacy Technician Review Course (O)

45 hours