Pharmacy Technical Assistance


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Nunavimmi Pigiursavik Centre,
Inukjuak
Diploma of
Vocational
Studies
(DVS)
 

 

1,230 hours
 

 

 

Program description

After completing this program, you’ll be able to:

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  • Assist in filling prescriptions
  • Manage patient files
  • Perform technical tasks related to preparing medications
  • Use pharmaceutical applications software for health care institutions
  • Manage inventory
  • Fill and prepare prescriptions

 

Admission requirements

Candidate must meet one of the following:

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  • Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor’s degree.


OR

  • Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.


OR

  • Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.


OR

  • Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites*: the successful completion of the General Development Test, or recognition of equivalent learning.

* Language of Instruction

Adult Education

Youth Sector

3101-1 + 3102-2
OR
3070-3
632-306

 

 

Program content

See all the block of hours below:

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Code

 

Statement of competency
Hours

 

Credits

 

746-012 Analyze the occupation 30 2

746-025 Perform pharmaceutical calculations 75 5

746-032 Observe the laws, regulations ans standards governing the practice of the occupation 30 2

746-047 Identify non-parenteral drugs and their characteristics 105 7

746-052 Take occupational health and safety precautions 30 2

746-063 Use pharmaceutical applications software for community pharmacies 45 3

746-073 Use pharmaceutical applications software for health care institutions 45 3

746-085 Do a practicum in the workplace 75 5

746-094 Perform customer service activities 60 4

746-104 Identify the characteristics of parenteral drugs 60 4

746-112 Make non-sterile preparations 30 2
 
746-129 Fill prescriptions in a community pharmacy 135 9
 
746-139 Fill prescriptions in a health care institution 135 9
 
746-143 Manage inventory 45 3
 
746-158 Make sterile preparations 120 8
 
746-167 Perform work-related tasks in a community pharmacy 105 7
 
746-177 Perform work-related tasks in a health care institution 105 7
 
1230 82

 

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