This program was formerly known as "Retail Pharmacy Assistant."
The successful completion of this program will enable the graduate to:
- Comply with all legislation, ethical and professional standards governing pharmacy practice.
- Perform functional business skills such as cash handling and billing of third party plans, inventory control and purchasing using appropriate computer software applications.
- Solve problems relating to pharmaceutical calculations – dilutions, dosage calculations and conversions using common fractions, decimal fractions, ratios, proportions and percentages.
- Assist a Pharmacist and/or Pharmacy Technician in the dispensing and labelling of prescriptions and preparation of pharmaceutical products within their scope of practice.