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 Pharmacy Technician
SchoolSt. Clair College
LocationWindsor, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 12,817
Length2 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 English 
Prerequisites NotesOSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus: Grade 12 Math (C) or (U) Senior Level Chemistry (C) or (U) Senior Level Biology (C) or (U) Grade 12 English - ENG4U, ENG4C, EAE4U or EAE4C
International: $15,411
DescriptionThe pharmacy technician will work in collaboration with registered pharmacists in retail and institutional settings, works with professional and other paramedical personnel, and performs a variety of functions related to the dispensing of prescriptions. Duties in a retail pharmacy include inventory control, filling prescriptions on the computer, counting and packaging. Pharmacy technicians also do third party billing. In a hospital or institutional setting they will work in collaboration with pharmacists and prepare intravenous solutions for patients.

This program will appeal to students who have a sense of responsibility and are extremely accurate in their work habits, paying attention to detail. They must also be able to work both independently or as a team member, with the ability to take initiative within the limits of their position. Good customer relations are also important.
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