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With the new focus on Pharmacists to provide more healthcare services, Pharmacy Technicians are needed so that pharmacists can spend more time with their patients.

Pharmacy Technician Program Information

The Pharmacy Technician program at Robertson College delivers training and education based on the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities Association (NAPRA) competencies for Pharmacy Technicians at entry-to-practice as well as the Canadian Pharmacy Technician Educators Association (CPTEA) Educational Outcomes for Pharmacy Technicians at entry-to-practice.  

CCAPP Accreditation

  • The Pharmacy Technician program at Robertson College’s Calgary campus, has been awarded Full Accreditation status by the Canadian Council of Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP) for the period of January 2017 to December 2019.
  • The Pharmacy Technician program at the Winnipeg campus has received Full Accreditation Status from January 2015 to December 2019.

Pharmacy Technician courses include:

  • Learning to prepare prescriptions and compound medications
  • Learning how to correctly label and fill prescriptions
  • Calculating proper dosages and dispense medications
  • Effectively communicating with clients during drop-off or pick-up of prescriptions
  • Obtaining CPR Certification

The Pharmacy Technician program culminates with a work practicum in both retail and institutional practices.

The Pharmacy Technician Program is available at:

  • Calgary
  • Winnipeg

Explore the possibilities – ask for more information about the program, start dates, tuition, financial aide and pre-requisites directly from Robertson College.

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