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Program Details

Program specifics about earning a Pharmacy Technology Diploma at Northland.

The Pharmacy Technician works as an assistant to a Registered Pharmacist, assisting or relieving the Pharmacist in routine technical and clerical duties and functioning in strict accordance with standard written procedures and guidelines under the supervision of the professional Pharmacist Students, using their own laptop computers, learn how to access patient profiles, input drug orders, and print prescription labels. They learn to fill prescriptions and aseptic techniques for intravenous drug admixture in the College’s state-of-the-art teaching lab.

Program Accreditation

Northland Community & Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

The program is accredited by the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists.

Program Learner Outcomes

  1. Student will complete all assigned tasks and duties according to policies and procedures governing hospital, retail, and industrial pharmacy.
  2. Student will perform proficiently and professionally as a Pharmacy Technician in hospital, retail, and industrial environments.
  3. Student will prepare and interpret pharmacy orders accurately and proficiently.
  4. Student will exhibit work ethic characteristics of professionalism, responsibility, and dependability.
  5. Student will apply principles of basic sciences to the practice of pharmacy technology.
  6. Student will communicate effectively with patients, physicians, and colleagues based upon respect for the dignity and worth of each person.

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