Menu

Coastline Regional Occupational Program (ROP)

Pharmacy Technician Internship (with online component)

APPROVED FOR UC/CSU

The following one-year ROP course meets the UC/CSU Preparatory Elective ā€œGā€ requirement. To meet UC/CSU admission requirement (ā€œGā€ credit), students must complete a full year (two semesters) of the class and earn a grade of 70% or better.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Prepare for employment in various pharmacy settings. Class instruction includes: medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmacy law, metric and apothecary systems, drug requirements, and dispensing prescriptions. After initial classroom instruction, intern in a pharmacy setting.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health occupations classes include the study of reproductive and other systems and require practicing procedures on other students and/or patients, both male and female, of differing ages. Participation in these activities is required for a certificate of completion and continuation in the career pathway. Additionally, these classes may require heavy lifting and bending. Lastly, some programs require the submission of personal information, such as DOB and social security numbers, with state agencies and/or clinical internship partners due to licensing and security clearance requirements.

COVID-19 NOTICE: Students participating in Coastline ROP internship classes must adhere to the policies and procedures of their assigned site. This may include being vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19, and weekly testing.

Certification: Meet eligibility requirements to apply for the Pharmacy Technician License through the California State Board of Pharmacy upon successful completion of the course with a 70% or better.

Prerequisites: Must be a senior (grade 12).

Required Hours: Students must be at least 16 years of age and a senior (grade 12). Students must be responsible for their own transportation to and from the internship site. Students are expected to complete three (3) additional hours of online instruction each week in the first semester (Fall). Online component includes discussion board participation, written assignments and assessments.

  • Basic concepts of pharmacology
  • Pharmacy laws and regulations
  • Common drug dosages and forms
  • Techniques relating to manufacturing
  • Employment literacy
  • Interpersonal skills and group dynamics
  • Standards and ethics
  • Identification of drugs
  • Packaging and labeling of drug products
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
  • Thinking and problem solving skills
  • Communication skills

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLO)

Upon successful completion, Coastline ROP students will:

  • Integrate Academic and Technical Skills
  • Practice Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Skills
  • Communicate and Collaborate with Diverse Audiences
  • Demonstrate Creativity and Innovation
  • Act as Responsible, Ethical Citizens
  • Develop Personal, Educational and Career Goals

Course Descriptions

Administration of Justice (AOJ)
Animal Health Care (Fall)
Animal Health Care Internship (Spring)
Art of Animation
Art of TV & Video Production
Automotive Electrical Systems (Fall)
Automotive Engineering Fundamentals (Spring)
Automotive Fundamentals
Automotive Technology Advanced
Automotive Technology Internship
Automotive Technology Introduction
Automotive Technology MLR I
Automotive Technology MLR II
Baking & Pastry Fundamentals
BITA (Building Industry Technology Academy)
Body Systems & Disorders
Broadcast News
Careers with Children Internship
Child Development
CNA (Pre-Certification) Internship
Computer Graphics
Computer Graphics Advanced
Computerized Integrated Manufacturing (PLTW)
Construction Technology Pre-Apprenticeship
Costume Design
Crime Scene Investigation (CSI)
Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts Advanced
Culinary Arts Internship
Dental Assistant Back Office (Fall)
Dental Assistant Back Office Internship (Spring)
Dental Assistant Front Office
Diversified Service Careers Internship
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Engineering Design & Development (PLTW)
Film & Digital Media Studies
Fire Science 101
Foods
Intermediate Video & Film
Introduction to Engineering Design (PLTW)
Media Arts Advanced
Media Arts Intermediate
Media Arts Introduction
Medical Careers & Health Systems
Medical Innovations, Research, & Entrepreneurship
Medical Nursing Careers Internship
Multimedia Communications Design
Pharmacy Technician
Pharmacy Technician Internship
Principles of Engineering (PLTW)
Retail Sales & Merchandising Internship
Sports Medicine & Athletic Training
Sports Medicine Advanced
Sports Medicine Internship
Study of TV and Film Making
Theater Technology
Virtual Enterprise