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Pharmacy Assistant

Pharmacy assistant duties can vary, but in general, a pharmacy assistant provides hands-on support for the pharmacist or pharmacy technician and often directly assists customers with purchases.

Stratford's Pharmacy Assistant course offers a thorough introduction on the primary topics of medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology, and pharmacology.

This career-focused course is designed to help students prepare for a job as a pharmacy assistant. The course can be completed at home when it is most convenient.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median annual salary for pharmacy technicians is $35,100. The number of jobs is projected to increase by 4% through 2029.*
Medical Terminology
Basic Word Structure
The Skeletal and Muscular Systems
The Cardiovascular System
The Blood, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems
The Respiratory System
The Digestive and Endocrine Systems
The Urinary and Reproductive Systems
The Nervous System
The Integumentary System and Special Senses
Glossary of Medical Terms

Human Anatomy and Physiology
Introducing the Human Body
The Chemistry of Life
Cell Structure
Cellular Metabolism and Reproduction: Mitosis and Meiosis
The Integumentary System
The Skeletal System
The Articular System

More Human Anatomy and Physiology
The Muscular System
The Nervous System
The Endocrine System
The Blood
Cardiovascular System
The Lymphatic System
Nutrition and the Digestive System
The Respiratory System
The Urinary System
The Reproductive System

Mathematics of Dosage
Basic Pharmacology
Antibiotics and Antifungal, Antiviral, and Antiparasitic Agents
Sulfonamides and Antihistamines
Drugs That Affect the Skin, Mucous Membranes and Body Systems
Pain Medications, Tranquilizers, and Antidepressants
Prostaglandins and Prostaglandin Inhibitors
The Endocrine Glands and Hormones
Diuretics and Drugs That Affect the Urinary System
Antineoplastic Drugs
Immunizing Agents and Immunosuppressives
Gene Therapy
Drug Therapy in Older Adults
Home Health and End-of-Life Care
Substance Abuse
Herbal Therapies and Drug-Herb Interactions

This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the course material is presented may vary.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2021 Edition
Pharmacy Assistant Program

"It was challenging for a bit, but I stayed focused to reach my goal."

Nekesha L.

"This course helped me to understand the subject, and I learned a lot."

Renee G.