Medical Education

Mission

The Pharmacy Technology program at Cabarrus College creates progressive educational experiences that enable learners to develop the advanced knowledge and skills needed to excel as pharmacy technicians in a multitude of settings. Our program offers both a Pharmacy Technology diploma and an Associate of Science in Pharmacy Technology degree.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate with the associate's degree in Pharmacy Technology will be able to:

  • Demonstrate medication preparation and dispensing procedures according to legal, ethical, and professional standards.
  • Apply knowledge of pharmaceutical calculations to solve mathematical problems frequently encountered in the inpatient and outpatient pharmacy settings.
  • Apply clinical knowledge of the most commonly prescribed drugs to the technical duties of the pharmacy technician.
  • Participate in quality assurance and error prevention activities by identifying potential problems in the filling of medication orders.
  • Conduct pharmacy inventory management activities according to their respective practice settings.
  • Practice behaviors that project the image of a health care professional.
  • Utilize information technology to facilitate pharmacy dispensing and administrative tasks.

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