This course introduces students to community pharmacy practice and the pharmacy technician's role in providing pharmacy services. Prescription processing, compounding, third party insurance plans, record keeping, purchasing, receiving and issues pertaining to security are discussed. The lab component of the course focuses on dispensing and compounding skills.
This course is part of the full-time Pharmacy Technician Program.
Course code: PHAR 1155
Length: 90 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.