The objective of Pharmacy Assistant program is to give students the practical skills necessary to be employed as a Pharmacy Assistant.

Students gain relevant knowledge to the technical and clerical aspects of the pharmacy profession, including inventory maintenance, record keeping, pharmacy equipment, mathematical skills related to pharmacy, and introduction to prescription preparations.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will be qualified to work as a Pharmacy Assistant in care facilities or retail environments.

Diploma

Pharmacy Assistant

43 Weeks

Course Duration

Calgary

Program Offered In

Admission Requirements

Standard Admission

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Successful interview with school administration.
  • Able to read, write, and speak English fluently.
  • Provide completed current immunization report.
  • Clean criminal background

Mature Admission

  • 18 years or older.
  • Successful completion of the ABM College Entrance Exam with minimum score of 20.
  • Successful interview with school administration.
  • Provide completed current immunization report.
  • Clean criminal background

Next start dates: May 7, 2018 | October 29, 2018

43 weeks of in-class and lab instruction – Approximately 1,075 hours

Includes 240-hour practicum

Course Components:

  1. Keyboarding and Microsoft Office
  2. Principals of Pharmacy Practice
  3. Community Pharmacy Practice
  4. Hospital Pharmacy Practice
  5. Pharmacy Math
  6. Anatomy and Physiology
  7. Pharmacology
  8. Pharmacy Compounding
  9. Pharmacy Software

Diploma Program | Offered in Calgary

The objective of this program is to give students the practical skills necessary to be employed as a Pharmacy Assistant.

Students gain relevant knowledge to the technical and clerical aspects of the pharmacy profession, including inventory maintenance, record keeping, pharmacy equipment, mathematical skills related to pharmacy, and introduction to prescription preparations.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will be qualified to work as a Pharmacy Assistant in care facilities or retail environments.

Next start dates: May 7, 2018 | October 29, 2018

43 weeks of in-class and lab instruction – Approximately 1,075 hours

Includes 240-hour practicum

Course Components:

  1. Keyboarding and Microsoft Office
  2. Principals of Pharmacy Practice
  3. Community Pharmacy Practice
  4. Hospital Pharmacy Practice
  5. Pharmacy Math
  6. Anatomy and Physiology
  7. Pharmacology
  8. Pharmacy Compounding
  9. Pharmacy Software

Admission Requirements

Standard Admission

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Successful interview with school administration.
  • Able to read, write, and speak English fluently.
  • Provide completed current immunization report.
  • Clean criminal background

Mature Admission

  • 18 years or older.
  • Successful completion of the ABM College Entrance Exam with minimum score of 20.
  • Successful interview with school administration.
  • Provide completed current immunization report.
  • Clean criminal background

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