Diploma in Pharmacy Assistant

CDI College

Program Description

Diploma in Pharmacy Assistant

CDI College

Pharmacy Assistant

The 45-week Pharmacy Assistant program teaches students the skills they will need to successfully work in a modern pharmacy. Students learn about filling orders under a pharmacist's supervision, identifying prescriptions, entering client information, and the processing of paperwork for orders.

Students learn drug and medical terminology, as well as basic pharmacology. They learn about drug dosage calculations, compounding, commonly used pharmacy computer systems, and pharmacy practices and procedures. Students also learn about the legislation, ethics, and workplace safety regulations applicable to pharmacies.

This program includes a field placement in a community pharmacy where students can put their classroom learning into practice. Graduates of this program will be prepared to apply for pharmacy assistant jobs.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 22, 2016
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2016
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45 weeks
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Canada Victoria, British Columbia
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Duration 45 weeks
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