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Course Number: 160-32480V01
This unit applies to community pharmacy employees working as pharmacy assistants or dispensary assistants. Pharmacy assistants work directly with customers, suggesting Pharmacy Medicines and unscheduled medicines. In situations where customers require referral to a pharmacist for therapeutic advice, or where the supply of Pharmacist Only Medicines or products is required, the pharmacy assistant gathers information, refers the customer on, and then supports the pharmacist by finalising the supply of medicines and products.A person undertaking this role is required to work under the supervision of a pharmacist.
Offered on 1 campus
On the job/in the Community
CII Community Pharmacy
Pharmacy Dispensary Assistant
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