This course is for Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacists who prepare sterile products. You will learn aseptic technique in certified laminar airflow hoods, following the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA) standards.
The first ten hours of this course are online self-study. You will receive access to the online component on the start date. It must be completed two days before the lab component. The lab is on the last three days of the course. You must attend all of the lab hours.
Required Textbook: Johnston, M. & Tsallas, G. Fundamentals of Sterile Products Preparation for Pharmacy Technicians. Prentice Hall. Pearson. (Canadian Edition, 2017) ISBN 978-0-13-289694-8
Lab kits will be provided.
If the minimum enrolment target is not met, a course may be cancelled. Please do not finalize travel arrangements until the start date.
A mixed course delivery mode where learning activity takes place through a blend of scheduled in-class and scheduled or non-scheduled online delivery methods. Learners ARE required to participate in scheduled in-class and/or online learning activities. Scheduled exams may be required.