The need for Pharmacy Technicians continues to grow with demand expected to increase substantially in the next several years in Sri Lanka. Technicians work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist in hospitals, community pharmacies and other healthcare settings. this course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Through classroom lecture and hands on labs, students will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs”, I.V. flow rates, compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parental nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement.