5841 - PHARMACY TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

NEXT START DATE:  SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 (SPACE AVAILABLE)                                                      

Schedule:  Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 3:20 pm
Location:  ACCESS Saint-Lambert on Cleghorn Street

Duration: 1,230 Hours / Total Credits: 82

Acquire the certified training required to pursue a rewarding career as a pharmacy technical assistant. Our dedicated teachers provide training in a modern pharmacy ward setting with the latest medical equipment.

Why enroll in this program?
  • The program is officially recognized by the Ministere de l'Education, du Loisir et du Sport.
  • The professional training you receive opens doors to many jobs in both the public and private sectors.
  • Financial aid is available for eligible candidates at www.afe.gouv.qc.ca/en/
Program Objectives:
  • Provide students with the technical and basic skills, knowledge and attitudes needed to perform technical tasks while prioritizing the needs of the patient.
  • Acquire the latest technological skills to maintain and update patient files.
  • Acquire the communication skills needed to guide customers effectively.
  • Teach students to sell and distribute medical and pharmaceutical products.
  • Train students to establish effective helping relationships.

 Specifics of the Program

The requirements of the job market and the legal conditions surrounding the hiring of pharmacy technical assistants are such that individuals graduating with a DVS in Pharmacy Technical Assistance must be at least 18 years of age by the time they enter the job market.

The term "drug" is used in different competencies to reflect the reality of the job market.  However, teachers may replace drugs with placebos or substitutes during the teaching process.

The Training students receive in the competencies Work-Related Tasks in Community Pharmacies and Work-Related Tasks in Health Care Institutions provides them with an opportunity to handle drugs as they learn their occupation in the workplace.

 

Course Name

Hours

Credits

Occupational Analysis

30

2

Pharmaceutical Calculations

75

5

Legislation and Professional Ethics

30

2

Non-Parenteral Drugs

105

7

Occupational Health ans Safety

30

2

Pharmaceutical Applications Software in Community Pharmacies 

45

3

Pharmaceutical Applications Software in Health Care Institutions

45

3

Practicum in the Workplace

75

5

Customer Services

60

4

Parental Drugs

60

4

Non-Sterile Preparations

30

2

Dispensing in Community Pharmacies

135

9

Dispensing in Health Care Institutions

135

9

Inventory Management

45

3

Sterile Prepartions

120

8

Work-Related Tasks in Community Pharmacies

105

7

Work-Related Tasks in Health Care Institutions

105

7


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