Pharmacy Assistant

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Play a vital role in keeping pharmacies operating efficiently. Learn how to manage cash transactions and assist patients as well as help the pharmacist prepare prescriptions.

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Robertson College

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Program Duration

29 Weeks

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Manitoba Student Aid, Scholarship, Bursary

Program Overview
From helping prepare prescribed medication, counting tablets, and preparing labels to handling customer inquiries in-person and over the phone, operating the cash register and stocking shelves, Pharmacy Assistants play an integral role in the efficient operation of a pharmacy.
Gain theory, lab, and practicum experiences so you can transition easily into your new work setting
Be introduced to Community and Institutional Pharmacy procedures so you can be prepared to work in a variety of pharmacy settings
Learn the basic math calculations used by Pharmacy Assistants in retail and hospital pharmacies
Be introduced to basic human anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology and medical terminology that will help you identify the major classes of drugs to treat different conditions
This program is licensed by Private Career Colleges, Alberta.
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