This course introduces students to the pharmacy profession and the role of pharmacy in providing health care services. The course also provides an overview of the Canadian health care system, including the roles and responsibilities of health care professionals. The standards of practice, federal and provincial legislation governing pharmacy practice, and workplace safety issues are also discussed. The course also includes medical terminology, anatomy, physiology and development of keyboarding skills.
This course is part of the full-time Pharmacy Technician Program.
Course code: PHAR 1101
Length: 90.0 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.