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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
Mon - Thur: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm
    Northwest Vista College
  Mar 24, 2018
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2012-2013 [Archived Catalog]

Certificate, Pharmacy Technology ASHP Professional

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The Pharmacy Technology program provides students with the technical knowledge and practical skills required of a l technician in either community or hospital pharmacy settings.  This certificate program offers a comprehensive curriculum of didactic as well as hands-on training in prescription filling, inventory packaging, patient profiling, sterile products preparation, and pharmacy calculations.

Northwest Vista College is accredited for pharmacy technician training by the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP).   All ASHP accredited programs have requirements of a student screening and selection process and an external learning experience (Internship/Practicum) of at least 120 hours.

In accordance with ASHP accreditation requirements, students must interview with the Pharmacy Technology Program Coordinator and be recommended for continuation in the program beyond the first semester.   Students must apply and interview for the Professional Certificate option (second semester courses) by October 15th of each Fall Semester.  No applications will be considered after October 15th.   Please see Pharmacy Technology Program Coordinator for application and interview requirements.

Related Degrees and Certificates:   Certificate, Pharmacy Technician Fast Track 


Certificate Requirements (Total Credit Hours 29)


Program CIP: 51.08050000

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