The Pharmacy Technician program of Centennial College offers a dynamic curriculum based on the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA) Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians at Entry to Practice.
About the program
The learner-centred environment fostered in the Pharmacy Technician program of Centennial College will allow you to gain the necessary skills based on the nine NAPRA competencies, which include:
- Ethical, Legal and Professional Responsibilities
- Patient Care
- Product Distribution
- Practice Setting
- Health Promotion
- Knowledge and Research Application
- Communication and Education
- Intra and Inter-Professional Collaboration
- Quality and Safety
- You will enjoy a mix of classroom and hands-on practical laboratory experiences at Centennial’s Morningside Campus, which features three state-of-the-art labs that include community dispensing, institution/long-term care and sterile and non-sterile compounding.
- This Pharmacy Technician program will help you to gain knowledge of pharmacology as well as aseptic technique, pharmaceutical calculations, compounding, inventory control, and community and institution dispensing skills.
- You will have the opportunity for three work experience placements. The program’s field placement partners help it to ensure CCAPP standards and pharmacy competencies are met by providing opportunities through which you’ll attain a minimum of 160 hours in each hospital/institutional and community pharmacy setting.