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Additional Contact Information

If you have questions regarding course requirements, you may contact:
  • Angela Su, Director, (650) 949-6970
  • Charlie McKellar,Program Coordinator (650) 949-6955
  • Middlefield counseling: (650) 949-6959.
    Or, you may schedule an appointment online by visiting the counseling site.
  • BH Division office, (650) 949-7249
  • Pharmacy Technician Job Posting Board
  • Foothill College
    Mailing address:
    Pharmacy Technician Program Foothill College
    4000 Middlefield Road, Suite I, Palo Alto, CA. 94303

As a registered pharmacy technician in California you can, under the supervision of a registered pharmacist, perform routine tasks related to receiving, dispensing, distribution, control, maintenance, compounding, manufacturing, packaging, and labeling of pharmaceutical products.

Typical tasks include:
  • Transcribing physicians orders/prescriptions
  • Preliminary review of new orders/prescriptions
  • Filling prescriptions and medications orders
  • Preparing unit dose and multi-dose forms
  • Preparing and labeling sterile solutions using aseptic technique
  • Data entry and label generation
  • Maintenance of inventory and stock
  • Maintenance of pharmacy work areas

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