Herzing College - Ottawa

Pharmacy Assistance

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Program Information

School:Herzing College - Ottawa
Faculty:School of Health Care
Field of Study:Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

Pharmacy Assistants work alongside pharmacists to provide customer service, medication and other health care products to clients. Duties can also include maintaining prescription records, maintaining inventory for medication and pharmaceutical products. In some cases individuals in this role may be responsible for compounding, packaging and labeling of pharmaceutical products.This program provides an overview of the theory, principles, and practices of the Pharmacy Assistant. Areas of study include healthcare ethics, aseptic techniques, controlling inventory, and providing medication and other health care products.

Notes: Certificates featured in the Pharmacy Assistant course: First Aid and CPR. Program length: ten months, includes a four week-long internship.

URL:Pharmacy Assistance at Herzing College - Ottawa
Length:1400 Hour(s)
Careers:Pharmacy Technicians

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    A person who has a Secondary V degree or a D.E.P., or has received instruction deemed acceptable by the College and who meets one of the following requirements may be admitted to a program leading to an A.E.C.:
    - The person's studies have been interrupted for at least two consecutive terms or one school year.
    - The person is covered by an agreement entered into by the College and an employer or by a government program.
    - The person has completed at least one year of post-secondary studies spread over a period of one year or more.
    Application Notes : Minimum of a Canadian high-school grade 12 or equivalent, or a mature student. Applicants must pass an entrance assessment administered by Herzing College and complete a detailed interview regarding interest in the field.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 21, 2019