Basic Sterile Preparation

Designed for Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacists to prepare a variety of sterile products using appropriate aseptic technique while adhering to USP standards, in certified laminar airflow workbenches.
The first 10 hours of this blended delivery course offering are completed via online self-study and access to this component will begin on the start date and must be completed two days prior to the in-class component. The in-class component will be held the last three days of the course.  You must attend all of the in-class hours. 
If the minimum enrolment target is not met, a course offering may be cancelled.  Please do not finalize travel arrangements until the start date.  See details of scheduled start and end dates for course offerings listed on this page.

Additional Information

Required Textbook: Johnston, M. & Tsallas, G.  Fundamentals of Sterile Products Preparation for Pharmacy Technicians. Prentice Hall. Pearson. (Canadian Edition, 2017)  ISBN 978-0-13-289694-8
Required Supplies: PHRM9501 Student Kit
Textbook and Student Kit available at the Bow Valley College Bookstore
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For more information about all the Pharmacy Technician Sterile Preparation courses, please click on this link: Pharmacy Technician Sterile Preparation