Evergreen College, Toronto Campus:
If you are interested in working in the medical field, but don't want to spend years in school, a career as a Pharmacy Assistant (PA) could be perfect for you! Evergreen College in Central Toronto offers a full-time Pharmacy Assistant diploma which aims to equip you with the skills and experience you need to begin a professional career in the field of pharmacy. Choose the schedule that best fits your lifestyle - we offer morning, evening and weekend classes. Through our field placement, you will gain hands-on, practical experience in a real Pharmacy setting before you graduate. Financial aid may be available for qualifying students. Evergreen College also has campuses in Brampton, Mississauga and Scarborough, Ontario.Email: Contact us belowPharmacy Assistant Diploma:
Course Duration: 43 weeks of full-time study.
A Pharmacy Assistant plays an important role in the Healthcare community, assisting the Pharmacist to dispense medication and other healthcare products to patients, in a dynamic, often fast-paced environment. You will use a wide range of skills, from an extensive scientific knowledge about the design, production, reactions and uses of medicines, to the ability to communicate effectively with Pharmacists, patients, customers, and doctors. As part of this program, you will also receive your First Aid & CPR certifications.
Responsibilities of a Pharmacy Assistant include:
- Interact with patients/customers
- Read and Dispense Prescriptions
- Prepare Compounds
- Prepare Aseptic
- Inventory Control
- Drug Distribution
- Record keeping as required under the Food and Drug Act
- Narcotics Control
- Repacking Pharmaceuticals
- Computer Processing
- Third Party Billing
- Clerical and other duties
Great job prospects are available for new professionals entering the Pharmaceutical field. An aging population and advances in science means that there is an increased demand for quality, trained Pharmacy Professionals.
Successful graduates have found employment in Medical Centres, Clinics, Retail Pharmacies, Department Stores, Health Care Facilities, Pharmaceutical Laboratories & Wholesalers, Industrial Pharmacies, Internet Pharmacies,Educational Institutions, Federal Government and more!
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