Pharmacy Technician

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Program Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes detail the knowledge, skills and abilities that you as a student will demonstrate upon successful completion of your program.

Pharmacy Technician 

1. Demonstrate the ability to accurately interpret the information on a new prescription, request any missing information, and enter it.

2. Demonstrate familiarity with brand and generic drug names, appearance, manufacturer, dosage forms(s), and route of administration for at least the top 100 drugs.

3. Demonstrate the ability to process a medication order completely, accurately, and efficiently (interpretation, drug product selection, computer warnings, packaging, and labeling, filling a prescription in an outpatient setting, and preparing IV medication using aseptic technique).

4. Demonstrate accuracy and timeliness in mathematical computation of ingredient amounts, doses, infusion rates, or any relevant calculation encountered in an Outpatient and Inpatient setting.

5. Demonstrate familiarity with third party insurance and perform necessary functions for reimbursement.

6. Demonstrate knowledge in durable medical equipment to adequately communicate with patients about them.

7. Demonstrate knowledge of pharmacy law and apply to the prescription filling process.

8. Display acceptable communication skills during interactions with patients, coworkers and other health care professionals.

9. Display a professional attitude about the practice of pharmacy and the ability to problem-solve.

10. Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of medical terminology and basic rules of vocabulary building.