Pharmacy technicians are considered valued and essential members of Ontario's healthcare team. They are healthcare professionals who are able to prepare, dispense and compound medications. They also receive, order and manage inventory, interact with patients and a variety of health care providers and assist in the provision of pharmaceutical care and pharmacy services. The Pharmacy Technician program is accredited by the Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP)
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Graduates have demonstrated the ability to:
Communicate effectively with patients, pharmacists, other colleagues and with healthcare providers within the scope of the profession
Receive and prioritize written prescriptions and verbal requests accurately in compliance with legislation and established standards, policies and procedures
Dispense pharmaceutical products accurately, efficiently and in compliance with legislation and established standards, policies and procedures
Release pharmaceutical products in compliance with legislation and established standards, policies and procedures
The Pharmacy Technician program prepares students for a fulfilling career in community, hospital or corporate pharmacies. The market of pharmacy technicians is booming and job opportunities are plentiful.
Graduates are eligible to pursue the process to become a Registered Pharmacy Technician (RPhT) with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP).
College Communications 2
Ethics in Business
Community Pharmacy Computers
Community Practice Theory*
Professional Practice & Drug Programs*
Community Pharmacy Dispensing Practice 1*
General Eductaion Elective
Home Health Care and Non-Prescription Products
Community Pharmacy Placement*
Introduction to Pharmacology
Community Pharmacy Dispensing Practice 2*
College Communications 3
Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action
Aseptic Techniques Principles 1*
Institution Dispensing 1*
Institution Communication and Operations
Anatomy and Physiology
Institutuition Dispensing 2*
Aseptic Techniques Principles 2*
Integrated Practice and Career Development
Final Pharmacy Placement*
*Requires a minimum B grade. All other courses require a minimum C grade.
Note: Students will be placed in the appropriate English level based on skills assessment results.