Introduction to pharmacy

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PROGRAM INFORMATION:

The Introduction to Pharmacy Program will provide twelfth grade students the opportunity to jump start their post-secondary training and work towards a career with increased employment opportunities over the next ten years. Students will learn compounding formulas and ratios, laws and regulations of the industry, participate in module lab work, practice sterilization skills with industry equipment, and demonstrate proficiency as required by industry standards. Student instruction includes the PassAssured interactive pharmacy training and test preperation for the Pharmacy Technician certification exam. Students will participate in mock simulations and gain hands on experience within the community. Students will be required to pass a physical, TB test and criminal background check. The program is limited to twelfth grade students.

 

 

 

COURSES OF STUDY

INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACY: Students enrolled in the Introdution to Pharmacy program will study a variety of subjects, not limited to:

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  • Customer Service Skills
  • Infection Control
  • Pharmacy Record Keeping
  • Pharmacy Law & Ethics
  • Compounded Formulas
  • Packaging and Labeling
  • Medication Dispensing Techniques
  • Drug Interactions
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    CAREER POTENTIAL

    INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACY: Students who successfully complete the Dental Careers program may look forward to careers in the following fields after continued study/work experience, not limited to:

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  • Independent Pharmacy
  • Corporation Distribution Center
  • Retail Chain, Local & National
  • Senior Living Community
  • Hospital Setting
  • Research Institution
  • Pharmacy Aide
  • Pharmacy Technician
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