The Pharmacy Management program, at Burnett International College, is designed to prepare students for employment as a senior or lead pharmacy technician or coordinator, pharmacy manager, or pharmacy technician supervisor/trainee in hospitals, nursing care facilities, private or public retail drug stores, drug manufacturing facilities, and wholesale drug houses. Students are taught how to identify and understand drug nomenclature, dosage forms, routes of administration, and abbreviations used in pharmacy. Additionally, students are taught how to identify medications by their trade and generic
names, as well as understanding basic pharmacology. Graduates of the program will be well equipped with the necessary critical thinking,knowledge and communication skills to enter into the health care industry and succeed in this field.
This program offers a sequence of courses that include, but are not limited to, medical terminology, pharmaceutical compounding, sterile techniques, IV preparation, preparing purchase orders, receiving and checking supplies purchased, printing labels, typing prescription labels, delivering medications, control records, data processing, computer application, human relation skills and health and safety.