Georgian College

Pharmacy Technician

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Program Information

School:Georgian College
Faculty:Health, Wellness and Sciences
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Description:Students prepare to work collaboratively with pharmacy teams and other health care professionals to achieve patients’ health goals, and ensure continuity of care. Experiential learning practices such as simulation experiences, and placements in community, hospital, or other pharmacy sites actively engage students in the learning process. Students enjoy the benefits of learning from expert faculty who are also practicing pharmacy professionals. Students develop knowledge, skills, and abilities in key competency areas of legal and ethical responsibilities, professionalism, patient care, product preparation, health promotion, knowledge application, communication, intra- and inter-professionalism and safety.
URL:Pharmacy Technician at Georgian College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $14,329

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program and includes domestic compulsory ancillary fees.

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.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •   Chemistry 
  •   Biology 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Applicants are required to have an OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C or U), Grade 12 Mathematics (C or U), Grade 11 or 12 Biology (C or U), and Grade 11 or 12 Chemistry (C or U).

Additional Admission Requirements:

    Placement agencies require an up-to-date clear criminal reference check and vulnerable sector check prior to going out on placement. Students should obtain their criminal reference three months prior to placement; checks conducted earlier may not be considered current. As some jurisdictions require longer lead-time for processing, please check with the program coordinator to ensure you allow for sufficient turn-around time. It is the student's responsibility to provide the completed document prior to placement start.

    * 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 03, 2020

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