Instructional Programs
Pharmacy Technology Program

 Overview

Pharmacy Technology Program at El Paso Community College provides a specialized classroom and clinical education which prepares individuals with the knowledge, skills and techniques to become vital members of the pharmacy care team. The pharmacy technician’s role in the pharmacy is changing and the technician is being given more responsibility in the dispensing area. Typical job duties could be, but are not limited to, reading and interpreting prescriptions, preparing and packaging prescriptions, managing pharmacy inventory and mixing sterile pharmaceuticals. Students accepted in the Pharmacy Technology Program attend specialized classes, as well as classes in the biological sciences, and complete clinical rotations.

Upon completion of the program, students are well-prepared to sit for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination.


 EPCC Mission, Vision, Goals and Core Values

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 Health Division, Rio Grande Campus

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 Mission, Vision, Philosophy and Goals

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 Program Goals

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 Career Information

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 Links

 Program Accreditation

Pharmacy technicians assist in the preparation and dispensing of medications. A combination of lecture, on-campus laboratory and clinical training prepares graduates for a variety of employment opportunities in community and hospital pharmacies.

 

The Pharmacy Technician Program conducted at El Paso Community College, El Paso, Texas is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the Accreditation Council on Pharmacy Education.

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 Regulatory Agencies

 District Wide Coordinator

Dr. Nader Rassaei

Rio Grande Campus

Tel: (915)-831-4490

Email: nrassaei@epcc.edu

 Student Learning Outcomes

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 Brochures

All files in PDF format.

To learn more about the opportunities the program offers refer to the following link:


Brochure (PDF)


 Degree Plans

All files in PDF format.

 

Click here to view the 2016-2017 Program Information Guide.


Click here to view the 2016-2017 Certificate of Completion Degree Plan.


Click here to view the 2016-2017 Associate of Applied Science Degree Plan.


Click here to view the Course Syllabi.