Our pharmacy assisting program is designed to give a comprehensive yet challenging experience, focusing on educational needs and the workforce demands for Certified Pharmacy Technicians. Course activities include classroom instruction and laboratory experiences designed to enhance clinical and administrative competencies, with educational expeditions to retail and hospital pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies among other practice settings.
Students will also be exposed to various project-based learning rotations, where they will complete several procedural tasks like extemporaneous and sterile compounding, a part of the practice of the pharmaceutical industry. All elements of this rigorous program prepare students to pass the nationally recognized PTCE and EXCPT exams.
Pharmacy Assisting Sequence:
Year 1: Health Core
Year 2: Introduction to Pharmacy
Year 3: Pharmacy Calculations/ Sterile Compounding
Year 4: Pharmacy Law/ Internship
Dental Laboratory Technology:
Our state approved Dental Laboratory Technology program is a one-of-a-kind dental program at Union Square Academy for Health Sciences. Students receive concrete understandings of the dental field and working with a dental team, focusing on the hands-on projects pertaining to making dental prosthesis. The dental lab prosthesis includes custom trays, occlusal rims, and set up of teeth for complete dentures and waxing of anterior and posterior teeth.
Throughout the four years that students will participate in this program, they will have the preparations necessary to pass the state NOCTI exam in Dental Laboratory Technology.
Dental Laboratory Technolgy Sequence:
Year One: Health Core
Year Two: Tooth Morphology
Year Three: Complete Dentures
Year Four: Dental Law/ Internship