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The Pharmacy Assistant program at Sprott Shaw College will train you to help pharmacists prepare medication and other essential heath products.  In additional, pharmacy assistants handle product sales and perform other administrative duties.  Pharmacy Assistants refer questions regarding prescriptions and drug information to a pharmacist.

Students in this program will learn:

  • Basic computer skills
  • Bookkeeping and Accounting fundamentals and principles
  • Customer service skills
  • Pharmaceutical calculations
  • An introduction to dispensing
  • Medical and pharmacological terminology
  • CPR, First Aid Basic WHMIS
  • Drug classifications
  • Federal and provincial regulations and ethics
  • Hospital Pharmacy and Aseptic techniques

Alternative Study Option:

  • Pharmacy Assistant Program with Practicum

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