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Pharmacy Technician pathway

Senior HOSA members and Pharmacy Technician students

provide information about the exciting opportunities in our Pharmacy Tech program 

at our MCHS Schedule Preview Night

 

HEALTH SCIENCES CAREER PATHWAYS

 2015-2016

 

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

CIP  51.0805.01

PATHWAY DESCRIPTION:  A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of pharmacists, to prepare medications, provide medications and related assistance to patients, and manage pharmacy clinical and business operations. Includes instruction in medical and pharmaceutical terminology, principles of pharmacology and pharmaceutics, drug identification, pharmacy laboratory procedures, prescription interpretation, patient communication and education, safety procedures, record-keeping, measurement and testing techniques, pharmacy business operations, prescription preparation, logistics and dispensing operations, and applicable standards and regulations.

BEST PRACTICE CORE

EXAMPLE
ILP-RELATED CAREER TITLES

 

Foundational Skills Necessary for Career-Ready Measure:
(KOSSA/Industry Certification)
 

Complete (2) TWO CREDITS from the following:

 

  • 170111 Principles of Health Science
  • 170141 Emergency Procedures** AND 170131 Medical Terminology I*

 

Choose (2) TWO CREDITS from the following:

 

  • 170614 Pharmacological and Other Therapeutic Modalities*
  • 170169 Medical Math**
  • 170558 Internship:  Pharmacy Technician
  • 170167 Body Structures and Functions OR

302631 Anatomy (Science Course)

  • 170168 Holistic Health

 

Note:  (*) Indicates half-credit (.5)  course

Note:  (**) Indicates course can be half-credit (.5) OR a full (1) credit course

 

 

Pharmacy Technician