Pharmacy Technician


Ontario College Diploma

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2 years

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Be the Backbone of Healthcare

Confederation College's Pharmacy Technician program is your gateway to a rewarding career in the world of pharmacy. This two-year program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to provide essential pharmacy services.

Our program is approved by the College of Pharmacists of Ontario, ensuring that graduates are eligible to apply for registration as Pharmacy Technicians in the province.

Program Highlights

  • Eligibility for registration with the College of Pharmacists of Ontario.
  • Hands-on clinical experience working alongside experienced Pharmacy Technicians.
  • Accredited program that meets industry standards and prepares you for real-world challenges.

What You'll Learn

Our comprehensive curriculum covers a wide range of topics, including:

  • Pharmaceutical theory and practice.
  • Pharmacy procedures and protocols.
  • Pharmacology and understanding disease processes.
  • Medication assessment and management.
  • Clinical practice to hone your skills.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Pharmacy Technician program, you'll have the skills to:

  • Communicate effectively with clients and healthcare professionals.
  • Assess medication needs across different age groups.
  • Plan and execute safe and competent pharmacy services.
  • Perform pharmaceutical interventions with clinical judgment.
  • Evaluate the outcomes of your interventions and adjust care plans accordingly.
  • Act ethically and professionally in your pharmacy practice.
  • Adapt to various pharmacy settings and demonstrate leadership as needed.
  • Contribute to a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Practice in compliance with regulatory standards and ethical guidelines.

Your Future in Pharmacy

Pharmacy Technicians play a vital role in healthcare, ensuring that patients receive the right medications and support they need. With a Pharmacy Technician diploma from Confederation College, you'll be well-prepared to embark on a fulfilling career in the pharmacy industry.

Our program opens doors to various career opportunities, including hospital pharmacies, community pharmacies, and more. You can even pursue further education and specialization in pharmacy-related fields.

Join us at Confederation College and become an essential part of the healthcare system as a Pharmacy Technician.

For more information, contact us.

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Shane Strickland

Dean, School of Health, Negahneewin, & Community Services
(807) 473-3825

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