Program Learning Outcomes - 796

Program learning outcomes outline what Mohawk's graduates need to know and be able to do after they complete this program.

Initially, most program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators. Now, they are reviewed and updated during program review, in consultation with employers, graduates, and current students.

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Vocational Standards

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Comply with all legislation governing pharmacy practice while adhering to established ethical standards and practices.
  2. Perform functional business skills such as cash handling and billing of third party plans, inventory control and purchasing using appropriate computer software applications.
  3. Perform pharmaceutical calculations related to processing and preparing prescriptions, monetary transactions, and basic inventory activities.
  4. Assist a Pharmacist and/or Pharmacy Technician in the dispensing and labelling of prescriptions and preparation of pharmaceutical products within established policies, procedures, legislation, and techniques.
  5. Communicate and collaborate using good oral, written and interpersonal skills across all mediums in order to provide excellent customer service and develop relationships with other health care professionals.
  6. Outline commonly encountered medical conditions and the basic pharmacological drug classes which pertain to those conditions using appropriate medical and pharmacological naming and terminology.

Essential Employability Skills

All graduates with the following Ontario College credentials, Ontario College Certificate, Ontario College Diploma and Ontario College Advanced Diploma, must be able to reliably demonstrate Essential Employability Skills in a combination of the following 11 skill areas:

  1. Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfills the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
  2. Respond to written, spoken or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
  3. Execute mathematical operations accurately.
  4. Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
  5. Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
  6. Locate, select, organize and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
  7. Analyze, evaluate and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
  8. Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems and contributions of others.
  9. Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
  10. Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
  11. Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions and consequences.

Find out more about Essential Employability Skills here.