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The online Pharmacy Assistant Training Course from Oplex Careers aims to provide great insight into the skills and knowledge related to working in the role of a pharmacy assistant, supporting the pharmacist, and more.
The online Pharmacy Assistant Training Course will provide learners with a strong understanding into working as a pharmacy assistant and the skills and knowledge required to do this effectively and confidently. This course will discuss the key skills and knowledge related to the role of a pharmacy assistant, how to get into the field, the future of this industry and more.
This course will provide a great insight into the role of the pharmacy assistant with the use of practical examples throughout the course. Whether working in the medical field, you want to get started working in this field, looking for more training in the field, or just interested in this field of study, this course will cover a range of modules and provide multiple examples for assessment.
The Pharmacy Assistant Training Course is split into the following modules:
- Introduction to Basic Functions
• Role of the Pharmacy Assistant
• Where do PTs Work?
• Becoming a Pharmacy Technician
• Pharmacy Technicians and the Associated Career Options
- Current and Future Roles of Pharmacy Technicians
• Primary Levels of Care
• Recognition and Regulation
• Current Research
• Survey Data
• Skills and Personal Qualities
- Entry into the Profession and Job Description
• Job Description
• Entering into the Profession
• Career Progression
• Legal Duty to Reveal
• General Information
- The History of Pharmacology
• Pharmacology in Antiquity
• Magical Medicine
• Modernising Medicine
• Natural Medicine
• Timeline of Pharmaceutical Developments
• Keeping Up-to-Date
- Service Skills Required for a Pharmacy Technician
• Personal Traits
• Task-Related Skills
• General Tips and Hints
- Preparing and Assembling Prescription Items
• What is a Prescription?
• The Dispensing Cycle
• Additional Tips and Hints
- Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
• What is a Standard Operating Procedure?
• Why Standard Operating Procedures are Useful
• Standard Operating Procedures in Practise
• Examples of Standard Operating Procedures
- Customer Skills
• Core Customer Skills
• General Tips for Professional Customer Service
- Promoting Health and Safety
• Stress in the Workplace
• Advice for Workplace Health and Safety
- Final Assessment
To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Pharmacy Assistant Training Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.
Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.
On successful completion of this course learners will be awarded with:
Level 3 CPD Award in Pharmacy Assistant Training
Upon completion of the course learners will be awarded with the Oplex Careers CPD certificate. The Certificate of Achievement will provide proof that you have studied the course and will contain your grade and classification level.
This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.
This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Pharmacy Assistant Training Course.
The online Pharmacy Assistant Training Course requires 90 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.
Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.
When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.
As part of the Pharmacy Assistant Training Course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.
Our Pharmacy Assistant Training Course is fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices.
We know that more and more people are using the web whilst they are on the move, so we have designed this Pharmacy Assistant Training Course to be fully compatible across tablet and smartphone devices. You will be able to access the same content from the course, just over a 3G or 4G network whilst on the move.
There are no entry requirements necessary to join this course from Oplex Careers. Everyone is welcome to enrol on this online course and we wish you success in your studies.
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is it the same as pharmacy dispenser?
This will cover duties involved with a pharmacy dispenser, although other areas of a Pharmacy Assistant will be covered. ThanksThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Is there an exam at the end of this course?
Hi Danika, Yes, there is a final exam at the end of this course. Once you have passed your final exam you will receive a free PDF certificate which is also CPD accredited.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi I've been working pharmacy for the past 14 yrs I'd like to start studies in becoming a qualified pharmacy tech.Is this the right course for me
This course is CPD Accredited which is training related to professional development and is recognised by schools and employers across the UK. This is not equivalent to a formal qualification. Instead this course will introduce you into the field teaching practical skills that you could then use to support your CV and job applications.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.