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Duration

30 weeks

Tuition

$2,976

  Vancouver

Sep 7-Apr 1

Plus 1 other start dates

Sep 6 - Mar 31 2023

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Certificate

Year Founded

1965

Scholarships

yes

Learn to safely and accurately prepare and distribute pharmaceutical products, promote patient health, and communicate with health care professionals in a community or hospital pharmacy.

What You’ll Learn

  • Perform the role of a pharmacy technician in accordance with current legal, ethical and professional standards.
  • Incorporate knowledge of pharmaceutical sciences to provide optimal pharmacy services.
  • Prepare pharmaceutical products safely and accurately using a variety of distribution systems.
  • Perform drug purchasing and inventory management duties.
  • Use technology applicable to pharmacy practice.
  • Participate in quality assurance programs.
  • Perform administrative functions to support the operation of the pharmacy.
  • Communicate effectively in the workplace.

This program has been awarded Accreditation Status by the Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP) for a five-year term: July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2024. CCAPP accreditation means that graduates of this program are eligible for direct admission into the Pharmacy Technician Qualifying Examination, which is a requirement to becoming a Registered Pharmacy Technician through the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia.

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