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The purpose of this qualification is to provide the pharmacy sector with people who dispense medicines under the direct personal supervision of a pharmacist; and support the provision of safe, patient-centred healthcare.
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The purpose of this qualification is to provide the pharmacy sector with people who dispense medicines under the direct personal supervision of a pharmacist; and support the provision of safe, patient-centred healthcare. This qualification provides the minimum qualification required to work as a Pharmacy Technician.
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:
- Work ethically and professionally within the Pharmacy Council Code of Ethics as relevant to Pharmacy Technicians.
- Use appropriate communication techniques to inform customers/ patients on health related matters.
- Apply and work within all legislation and regulations as appropriate to Pharmacy Technicians.
- Dispense and reconstitute medicines under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.
- Provide advice and guidance on the use of dispensed medicines including drug dosing and drug interactions.
- Understand the use of medicines as they relate to the treatment of a range of common health disorders.
- Manage dispensary stock and inventory using appropriate environmental and storage requirements.
- Complete calculations as appropriate to dispensing.
Graduates of this certificate are able to progress to further training leading to the award of the New Zealand Certificate in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Technician) (Level 5) [Ref: 1889].
Graduates of this certificate will have the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviours required to work in either a community or hospital pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician. Opportunities in employment include progression to senior technician roles or to other health related roles and occupations.
Information in this section is provided by Tertiary Education Commission and s updated on a regular basis. If this information is incorrect, please contact TEC to update it. Information below only relates to Domestic Students.
Total Enrolments for New Zealand Certificate in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Technician) for 2015: 0, 2016: 0, 2017: 0 and 2018: 0
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