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Certificate IV in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support

National ID: HLT47115 | State ID: AWL9

A rewarding career supporting hospital pharmacists

During this course, you will learn how to support the hospital pharmacist in ensuring patients receive the correct medications and information about how to take their medications safely. This is important because medication errors continue to be the highest number of recorded incidents in health care.

Your attention to detail in reading prescriptions and then recording and labelling medications, will contribute to safer medication dispensary administration. By supporting the hospital pharmacist to provide clear and detailed information to patients about their medications you will be helping patients with many different conditions to understand why they have been prescribed certain medications. 

Gain these skills

  • Knowledge of medications and how they work on the body
  • How medications can be taken safely
  • Safe work practices and how to maintain sterile environments
  • Medication storage procedures
  • How to organise your work

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Hospital Pharmacy Technician, Hospital Pharmacy Assistant, Senior Pharmacy Technician

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mount Lawley One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Page last updated April 28, 2023