Pharmacy Clerk Career Major - Overview

Pharmacy Clerk

pharmacy clerk
Campus
Health Careers Center
(Springlake Campus)
Career Major Length
525 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors & Seniors
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$0.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$9/hr

Students in this major will complete anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, core healthcare provider CPR and first aid, and the health careers core curriculum course along with the first four classes of the pharmacy technician major. Students will learn about pharmacy law and ethics, pharmaceutical terminology, pharmacology and get an orientation to the pharmacy technician career. Upon completion of this major students may enroll in the pharmacy technician major and receive credit for courses completed or go to work in a retail pharmacy setting as a clerk.

Career Major Length
525.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Health Careers Core Curriculum
225.00
Medical Terminology
45.00
Anatomy
60.00
Physiology
60.00
Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid
15.00
Orientation to the Pharmacy Technician Career
15.00
Pharmacy Law and Ethics
15.00
Pharmacology for PhT
75.00
Pharmaceutical Terminology
15.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading and math skills at the 10th grade level or above
  • A positive attitude
  • A general interest in health careers
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to relate to people in a caring, empathetic manner
  • Good eye-hand coordination
  • Good physical and mental health
  • Dependability
  • Ability to do work effectively with a wide variety of personality types

Certifications Available

  • CPR