Code 5841
Sanction DEP
Secteur Santé (19)
Nombre d'unités82
Durée totale1230 heures
StatutProgram approved in 2013.
Organismes scolaires offrant le programme
Note(s)
Ce programme est offert en langue française : 
5341 - Assistance technique en pharmacie
  • Objectifs et professions visées
  • Conditions d'admission
  • Contenu du programme

Objectifs du programme

The Pharmacy Technical Assistance program prepares a person to practice the trade of pharmacy technical assistance in a health establishment as well as in a community pharmacy.

The pharmacy technical assistant (PTA) works under the supervision of a pharmacist and assists in filling prescriptions, managing patient files and performs work-related technical tasks related to preparing medications.

Professions visées (IMT En ligne d'Emploi Québec)

Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (3219)

Appellation(s) d'emploi

assistant technique/assistante technique en pharmacie

Relation avec le marché du travail

Site AvenirEnSanté.com

Conditions d'admission

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree
OR
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
OR
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning
OR
Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.

Préalables fonctionnels

Cette section indique les épreuves ou les codes de cours des programmes d'études actuels de la formation générale des adultes requis comme préalables spécifiques en langue d'enseignement et en mathématique. Le respect des préalables fonctionnels comporte la réussite des préalables spécifiques et la réussite du test de développement général (TDG). Lorsqu'un DEP n'exige pas de préalables spécifiques en langue d'enseignement ou en mathématique, un tiret ( - ) figure dans les cellules visées. Dans le cas des programmes menant à une ASP, les préalables spécifiques et le TDG ne s'appliquent pas (N/A).

Préalables spécifiques
Langue d'enseignementLangue secondeMathématique
AdultesJeunesAdultesJeunesAdultesJeunes
3101-1 3102-2 (3070-3)632-306 -  - --

Contenu du programme

Code Énoncé de la compétence  Heures Unités
746-012 Analyze the occupation 30 2
746-025 Perform pharmaceutical calculations 75 5
746-032 Observe the laws, regulations ans standards governing the practice of the occupation 30 2
746-047 Identify non-parenteral drugs and their characteristics 105 7
746-052 Take occupational health and safety precautions 30 2
746-063 Use pharmaceutical applications software for community pharmacies 45 3
746-073 Use pharmaceutical applications software for health care institutions 45 3
746-085 Do a practicum in the workplace 75 5
746-094 Perform customer service activities 60 4
746-104 Identify the characteristics of parenteral drugs 60 4
746-112 Make non-sterile preparations 30 2
746-129 Fill prescriptions in a community pharmacy 135 9
746-139 Fill prescriptions in a health care institution 135 9
746-143 Manage inventory 45 3
746-158 Make sterile preparations 120 8
746-167 Perform work-related tasks in a community pharmacy 105 7
746-177 Perform work-related tasks in a health care institution 105 7
1230 82