What is Pharmacy Assistant and why is it so important? The study of Pharmacy Assistant is basically studies that are being done in other to aid a pharmacist in carryout his duties effectively. Pharmacy assistants help pharmacists order, prepare and dispense medicines. A pharmacy is where medicines are stored, prepared and dispensed.
This Pharmacy Assistant Certificate will explore the principles and practices of how pharmacy assistants work as part of healthcare teams in hospitals or community pharmacies or retail pharmacies in supermarkets or on the high street. In community pharmacies they may be called dispensing assistants. Pharmacy assistants can also be involved in manufacturing medicines when ready-made preparations are not available.
We send certificates to students within 24 hours of course completion. Students will be awarded the Pharmacy Assistant Certificate. PDF Certificate will cost £15 and hard copy will cost £20. we can post to all over the world.
The course is accredited by The CPD Qualifications Group.
This is a self-study course, students have 100% freedom to complete the course, there is no time restriction on this course. There is no attendance required for this course.
The course will be assessed on the basis of one assignment, we believe doing practical assignments are the best way to assess the ability of the students and also it is the best way to make them apply what they have learned into practice, students can start their assignment from day one and complete the course as soon as they submit their assignment.
The course is valid for 12 months, however, students can complete their course as soon as they submit their assignment. The assessment will take 24 hours. So if there is a job opportunity for you, please do not hesitate to apply for this prestigious course.
This is a self-study course, students have 100% freedom to complete the course in their own time, there is no time restriction on this course. There is no attendance required for this course. Students can study this course from all over the world as long as they have internet connection.
Students will be provided all the learning text materials to assist them in completing the course. The text books will be of different sizes. Our experts have chosen the right text books for each course. Students can use other books as well in order to assist their course works. Students will have 24/7 access to the course materials.
This Certificate course is designed to introduce participants to the necessary training they need to be a member of a pharmacy team. This includes health and safety, use of IT systems, manufacturing medicines and dispensing prescriptions. With experience, you could become a team leader or supervisor, overseeing the work of other assistants. Some experienced pharmacy assistants apply to train as a pharmacy technician. This Pharmacy Assistant course will introduce you to multiple aspects of the pharmacy sector. The course will stimulate your interest in the field of pharmacy. Every aspiring pharmacy assistant can develop his or her personal niche and will have early opportunities to improve their efficacy and competence in the field.
- At the end of this Certificate course, you will be awarded a Pharmacy Assistant Certificate, and will also be able to:
- Take in and hand out prescriptions in place of a pharmacist
- Dispense prescriptions to patients
- Use computer systems to generate stock lists and labels
- Order items from a pharmacy shop
- Receive, load, unload deliveries
- Deliver medicines to other parts of a hospital or health center
- Sell over-the-counter medicines
- Answer customer’s questions face to face or by phone
- Pre-pack, assemble and label medicines
- Prepare medicines when a registered pharmacist is not available
- Refer problems or queries to the pharmacist.
Who is this course for?
- The Pharmacy Assistant Certificate is open to individuals who already have experience in the related field.
- This course is open to College-going individuals and Graduates interested in building a career in pharmacy in the future
- GCSEs or equivalent qualifications.
- Learners should be 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
- Good understanding of English language.
This training leads you to become a good pharmacy assistant, experienced paramedic, emergency care assistant, clinical informatics, health records staff and so on. Also, skills in this field are of great value for progression in related higher studies.
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