Develop the knowledge and skills necessary to provide safe, competent, ethical care as a Pharmacy Technician.
Pharmacy Technicians work collaboratively with Pharmacists and other health care professionals, in both hospital and community pharmacy practice, to improve the health and quality of life for Nova Scotians.
Pharmacy Technicians are responsible for ensuring accuracy in product preparation and release. They also teach people how to use devices such as inhalers and blood glucose monitors.
This program focuses on community, hospital and long-term care pharmacy practice. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking and entry-level practice competencies defined by National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA).