This course will first introduce you to the different types of pharmacies, including community and institutional pharmacies, and the roles and responsibilities of each pharmacy. You will then learn the four systems of measurement commonly used in pharmacy and how to convert units from one system to another. You will also be taught how to dispense medication, avoid medical errors, and generate prescriptions.
The entry requirement into National Diploma Pharmaceutical Technology program is as follows:
HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA
The minimum entry requirement into Higher National Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology is as follows:
The National Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology obtained from an accredited programme, with at least lower credit or pass
In addition to (a), (b) and (c) above, the candidate must have acquired not less than one year post ND cognate work experience
In exceptional cases, ND diplomats with a pass (CGPA of 2.0-2.49) in the ND examination with two or more years of cognate experience in the specific field may be considered for admission into the HND programme.
Pharmacy technicians work in many different work environments. These include: