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Duration

2 years

Tuition

$4,348

  Toronto

May 3-Apr 28

Plus 2 other start dates

Sep 7 - Aug 25 2023

May 2 - Apr 26 2024

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Diploma

Year Founded

1967

Scholarships

no

This program is accredited by the Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs. You’ll learn in state-of-the-art facilities designed to replicate the drug distribution systems used in today’s pharmacy settings, and will receive the specialized training you need to work as a pharmacy technician in a community, hospital or other pharmacy practice site.

What You’ll Learn

  • Read and interpret drug orders.
  • Process prescriptions using industry software.
  • Complete third-party (insurance) billing.
  • Prepare, package, label, and dispense medications.
  • Perform sterile and non-sterile compounding.
  • Think critically and identify problems pertaining to drug therapy.
  • Communicate with patients and health care professionals in a professional manner.
  • Conduct inventory management and front store marketing.

You’ll complete two four-week field placements (160 hours each) – one in a retail pharmacy and one in a hospital pharmacy. Prior to your placements, you must obtain (at your own expense) a valid CPR + AED certificate (Level C) with standard First Aid, and present an up-to-date immunization record approved by the Sheridan College Health Centre.

The program will help you sharpen your skills by providing you with a comprehensive knowledge base in core subjects such as English, pharmacy math, pharmacy legislation, human anatomy and physiology, and pharmacology.

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Student Reviews (1)

Sheridan College

Loved my time at Sheridan

Simon Ward

July 22, 2019

Graduated From

Search Engine Marketing

Overall:

5 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

5 stars

There's a weird narrative out there about Sheridan only caring about international students. I'm a domestic student and I finished my advanced diploma in marketing last year, which included the search marketing course. My profs were industry profession...

There's a weird narrative out there about Sheridan only caring about international students. I'm a domestic student and I finished my advanced diploma in marketing last year, which included the search marketing course. My profs were industry professionals who were extremely helpful and approachable. Most of them knew me by my first name.

I'm working at an agency in downtown Toronto right now and loving every second of it. I highly recommend the school and the program.

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