Course provides knowledge and skills needed to become a pharmacy technician. Content includes introduction to pharmacy practice settings; focus is on drug classes, basic physiology, drug interactions, pharmacy calculations, and daily pharmacy operation. Course is geared towards a range of students, from having no prior pharmacy experience to healthcare professionals interested in strengthening current skills.
Course consists of 250 contact hours at an assigned practicum site. Course provides an opportunity to observe and gain proficiency in pharmacy technician duties at a pharmacy setting.