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High School + Pharmacy Assisting

Pharmacy Assistant Part 2

Pharmacy Assistant Part 2 can help you gain valuable knowledge about pharmaceuticals, their uses, and retail operations all while you earn your high school diploma. This course focuses on drug types, prescription processing, payments, insurance billing, HIPAA regulations, patient privacy, and employment prep.

James Madison High School is nationally accredited by Cognia and the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. At JMHS you have the opportunity to work at your own pace from virtually anywhere so you can earn your high school diploma plus a Career Pathways Certificate on your own terms.

Pharmacy Assistant Part 2 is available only as part of the High School + Pharmacy Assisting program and is not available for individual purchase. It is part of a 2-semester program that includes Pharmacy Assistant Part 1. If you’re considering working in a pharmacy or similar field after graduation, enroll in our General Diploma + Pharmacy Assisting Career Pathways track today.

Course Summary

  • Course Name: Pharmacy Assistant Part 2
  • Subject Area: Career
  • Credits: 1 Unit
  • Track: Career Pathways
  • Price: Not Available For Single Purchase
  • Syllabus: Course Syllabus (PDF)
  • Book(s): None. 100% online study.

Course Description

This course examines pharmacology – the uses, effects and modes of action of drugs – as well as standard techniques and procedures required in a pharmacy. Lessons will describe all major classifications of drugs and understand their indications, therapeutic effects, side effects, dosing recommendations, routes of administration, and mechanisms of action. Pharmacy operations such as aseptic operations, medication transcriptions, metric/apothecary conversions, drug dispensation, recordkeeping, and patient privacy will be covered.

Pharmacy Assistant Part 2 is part of our High School + Pharmacy Assisting curriculum. Call 1-800-349-6861 or enroll online now!