2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook 
    Sep 20, 2020  
2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pharmacy Technician, Diploma

Upon completion of a Diploma in Pharmacy Technician, a student will be able to:

Science & Technology

  • To recognize and understand anatomy and medical terminology  as well as pharmacy related to the program modalities.
  • Performance of quality diagnostic and monitoring procedures.
  • Operation and troubleshooting ability of Pharmacy equipment.
  • Collection and review of diagnostic data.

Problem Solving/Critical Thinking

  • Application of recording techniques to obtain best representation of potentials for each testing situation data is collected for.
  • To understand the clinical correlation between patient history and field specific testing.
  • Ability to perform testing for clinically diverse populations in a safe and effective manner.
  • Recognition of artifact and ability to apply troubleshooting techniques for safety and resolution.


  • Exhibit strong work ethic, integrity, teamwork and networking between peers, patients, staff and physicians.
  • Demonstrate awareness to cultural diversity.
  • Maintain accountability for actions and results.
  • Show customer service in all encounters.
  • Encourage professional advancement by urging students to complete certification. 
  • Promote professional memberships in field specific organizations.
  • Remain competitive within profession by participating in continuing education.
  • Awareness of advancement and professional development within profession.


  • To demonstrate professional communication.
  • Follow instructions, verbally and in written format.
  • Provide ethical and compassionate communication with patients, families and professionals.
  • Accurate and concise reports in written documentation.