The pharmacy technician requires training to provide a knowledge base on which to make decisions to assist the Pharmacist in their pursuit to provide exemplary patient care. The Pharmacy Technician Program prepares the student to function as a pharmacy technician under the supervision of the pharmacist. The essential elements of this program have been designed to provide competency of a skill set that pharmacy technicians can use in a wide variety of practice settings. The curriculum includes content areas in professional skills, processing and handling of medications and medication orders, patient care, quality, and safety skills, and regulatory knowledge. The program provides comprehensive educational experiences through lectures, hands on simulated labs, and experiential opportunities under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist.
All courses completed for the Pharmacy Technology diploma and certificate must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher.