|Class: B. Pharm.
|Duration: 180 Hours
|Name of Course: Pharmacy Assistant
|Course Code: MED124
|Name of Sector: Medical and Nursing
|Name of Scheme: PMKUVA 2017
You'll work with patients every day and help with their prescriptions. You'll also answer their questions, either face-to-face or over the phone. You will make sure that the pharmacy has the necessary stock by ordering items as well as receiving, loading and unloading deliveries.
The main objectives of a pharmacist assistant are to support the duties of a pharmacist and ensure customers receive the care they require. Pharmacist assistant duties may also include: Providing customer service to clients within a pharmacy. Answering customer questions and helping them find the products they need.
Pharmacy Assistant program prepares graduates to collaborate with a pharmacist and/or pharmacy technician to:
• Utilize various forms of pharmacy automation to prepare/dispense patient medication.
• Dispense, sell and compound medications.
• Manage inventory.
• Interact with patients and other health care providers.
• Assist in the provision of medication therapy management and pharmacy services.