Colleges and Universities Offering Pharmacy Assistant Diploma in Canada

  • Course Name: Pharmacy Assistant Diploma()
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Institutions Offering Pharmacy Assistant Diploma

  •  ABM College, Alberta  
    Course Admission Requirements:
    1. Standard Admission
    Students must meet ONE of these criteria*:
    Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent with minimum score of 50% in Biology 30, Science 30, Math 30/33, and English 30/33 or equivalents on verified transcript
    -OR-
    General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) with minimum score of 50% in Biology 30, Science 30, Math 30/33, and English 30/33 or equivalents, successful interview with ABM College Administration, and if student’s first language is not English, Canadian Language Benchmark of 5 with SLE Language Evaluation Test (Accuplacer)

    *All students must provide a current proof of immunization report and clear criminal record check prior to admission.

    2. Mature Admission
    Students must meet ALL of these criteria*:
    1. At least 18 years of age prior to admission
    2. At least 50 credits towards an Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent with minimum score of 50% in Grade 10 English and Mathematics or equivalent -OR- score of 15 or higher on Entrance Exam (Scholastic Wonderlic)
    3. Successful interview with ABM College Administration
    4. If student’s first language is not English, Canadian Language Benchmark of 5 with SLE Language Evaluation Test (Accuplacer)

    *All students must provide a current proof of immunization report and clear criminal record check prior to admission.

    Course Duration:
    43 Weeks
    37 In-Class
    6 Practicum

    Courses Covered:
    1. Keyboarding and Microsoft Office
    2. Principals of Pharmacy Practice
    3. Community Pharmacy Practice
    4. Hospital Pharmacy Practice
    5. Pharmacy Math
    6. Anatomy and Physiology
    7. Pharmacology
    8. Pharmacy Compounding
    9. Pharmacy Software
    10. Practicum
    11. Optional - Resume Writing & Professional Skills

    Career Opportunities Upon Completion:
    - Pharmacy Assistant
    - Pharmacy Distribution Clerk
    - Hospital Pharmacy Assistant
    - Compounding Pharmacy Assistant
    - Clinic Pharmacy Assistant
  •  North American College of Information Technology, Toronto  
    Course entry requirements
    -Grade 12 (OSSD) or equivalent
    -If you are 19 years or older and do not have an OSSD or equivalent, a minimum passing score of 18 on the Wonderlic SLE entrance test.
    -Medical Certificate (free of communicable disease with up-to-date immunization status)
    -Good oral and written English skills.
    -Admissions interview to determine suitability for the program

    Course duration: 34 weeks

    Course content
    -Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Fundamentals
    -Compounding
    -Sterile Products (including aseptic techniques, infection control, microbiology and handling of bio-hazardous materials)
    -Introduction to Pharmacy Management Software
    -Retail Pharmacy Practice
    -Hospital Pharmacy Practice (including long term care pharmacy practice)
    -CPR and First Aid Certifications
    -Employment and Career Management
    -Clinical Placement
    -Introduction to Pharmacy Practice
    -Human Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology with Medical Terminology
    -Introduction to Computers, Applications and Keyboarding
    -Interpersonal Skills, Communication, Problem Solving and Client Services
    -Pharmaceutical Calculations
    -Pharmaceutical Law and Ethics
  •  CJ Healthcare College, Toronto  
    Course entry requirements
    -Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or Equivalent, plus 1 senior Math, English and Science subject.
    -Mature students status - 18 years of age or older and pass a pre-entry evaluation
    -All foreign credentials must be translated into English and compared for Grade 12 equivalency by a recognized organization (that is, WES)

    Course duration: 40 Weeks

    Course content
    -Pharmaceutical Law and Ethics
    -Pharmaceutical Calculations
    -Compounding
    -Keyboarding
    -Pharmacy Management Software
    -Retail Pharmacy Practice
    -Introduction to Pharmacy Practice
    -Human Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
    -Medical Terminology
    -Interpersonal Skills, Communications, Problem solving and Client services
    -Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Fundamentals
  •  triOS College, Toronto  
    Course entry requirements
    -Canadian High School Graduation Diploma or Mature Student Status (Mature students from Ontario must be at least 18 years of age by the program start date and
    successfully pass an academic achievement test.
    -Mature students from other Canadian provinces must be at least 19 years of age and a minimum of 1 year out of high school by the program start date and successfully pass an academic achievement test).

    Course duration: 32 weeks

    Internship: 6 weeks
  •  Herzing College, Toronto  
    Course entry requirements
    -Minimum of a Canadian high school grade 12 or equivalent, or a mature student
    -Pass an entrance test administered by Herzing College
    -Be interviewed in detail regarding interest in the field

    Course duration: 10 months including 4 weeks internship

    Mode of study: Online
  •  Evergreen College, Toronto  
    Course entry requirements
    -An Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent; or be at least 18 years of age or older and pass an entry test.
    -English proficiency requirement for international students.

    Course duration: 46 weeks
  •  Pharma Medical Science College of Canada, Toronto  
    Entry Requirements:
    -Applicant must have Grade 12 level or a university degree or a science college diploma and demonstrated competency in English.

    Duration: 34 weeks
  •  Medix College, Toronto  




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