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Pharmacy Assistant Program

Get your pharmacy career in gear!  This 12-week certification course covers an overview of working in a pharmacy environment.  The coursework includes understanding the pharmacy team, knowing your essential skills and responsibilities as a pharmacy assistant, understanding pharmacology basics, learning about generic, trade, and chemical names of drugs commonly prescribed, understanding and filling the prescription, managing inventory, and understanding potential safety hazards when working with medicine.  Class includes a clinical rotation at a retail or hospital pharmacy.


For more information, contact:

Lauree Holliday
Program Director, Pharmacy Technology
(919) 209-2596
Johnston Community College | 245 College Road | PO Box 2350 Smithfield, NC 27577
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