2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 13, 2024  
2014-2015 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Allied Health Education - Integrated Pharmacy Assistant Certificate of Completion


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PGM Code – 399A

Program Description The Integrated Pharmacy Assistant Certificate of Completion prepares the participant to perform the duties of support personnel in hospital, community, and other pharmacy settings. Pharmacy technicians assistants work with the pharmacist in a variety of technical tasks involving the packaging, distribution, compounding, labeling, and recording of drugs. Knowledgeable, experienced professionals will guide students in their clinical coursework, which is supervised by the college.

SPECIAL NOTES
Criminal background checks are required for all Allied Health programs. Students should be aware that certain gross misdemeanors and felonies may disqualify them from participating in clinical externships and unable to complete their certificate. Future employment opportunities in the healthcare field may also be affected.

Students may request their background check from the Washington State Patrol (small fee required); students are encouraged to meet with an adviser if the background check reveals any activity that might disqualify them from the externship. Externships must be completed within two quarters of the theory and lab classes.

Common Course Numbering Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.

Credit/Grade Requirements This certificate requires successful completion of a minimum of 16 credits. A minimum of one-third of the required credits must be earned from Edmonds CC. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college level courses.

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted online by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Note: Applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.

Students Are Advised To

  • Plan their schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year,
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning,
  • Communicate with an academic adviser, and
  • Submit an Evaluation Request - Transfer Credits Form (available in Enrollment Services) to activate the process of transferring credits to Edmonds CC.

Advisers
The advisers for this program are
Erika Ferreri | erika.ferreri@edcc.edu | 425.640.1924
Connie Lockwood | connie.lockwood@edcc.edu | 425.640.1691
Elizabeth Patterson | elizabeth.patterson@edcc.edu | 425.640.1061

Department website
Allied Health Education | www.edcc.edu/ahe

Program Requirements


OUTCOMES:

  • Function as a member of the healthcare team to provide basic pharmacy care.
  • Perform duties safely and effectively within their scope of practice as a Pharmacy Assistant.

Signatures


 


Dean’s Signature and Date Adviser’s Signature and Date
Eff: summer 2014  |  Rev: 05/14  

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