You will study the human body, its physiological processes, diseases and their signs. You will understand the composition of all medicines approved in the Czech Republic. You will study their effects, side effects, interactions with other drugs and food, and while equipped with such knowledge you will be able to recommend appropriate products for self-treatment and prevention. You will learn to recognize medicinal plants and use the substances in them to treat diseases or alleviate the symptoms. Together with psychology and communication, it will be easy for you to provide information and advice to clients of all ages.
A three-year tertiary professional education ends with a final professional examination - absolutorium. Teaching methods and forms correspond to tertiary education and help to create the required professional competencies.
The teaching language is Czech.
The educational programme is a three-year day form of education. It includes theoretical and practical training. The school year is divided into two terms – winter and summer, each ending in an exam period. Theoretical preparation includes teaching according to the curriculum, self-study and preparation for exams.
Practical training takes place in the form of practical teaching at Lipová school and in the form of coherent four-week work practice in public and hospital pharmacies, dispensaries of medical devices and control laboratories.
Tuition fees per year are CZK 3 000. The fees are to be paid in two instalments.
If you want to be a pharmaceutical assistant, then you will delve into the secrets of the art of pharmacy. You will get acquainted with the human body, its physiological processes, diseases and their manifestations. You will understand the composition of all drugs approved in the Czech Republic, you will know their effects on the body, side effects, interactions with other drugs and foods, and thanks to this knowledge you will be able to recommend suitable products for self-treatment and prevention. You will learn to recognize medicinal plants, get acquainted with the substances contained in them and the possibility of their use to treat or alleviate the disease. Thanks to your knowledge of psychology and communication, it will be easy for you to provide information to clients of all ages.
You will find applications not only in pharmacies but also in research pharmaceutical teams, drug control laboratories, dispensaries of medical devices or pharmaceutical companies. For this job, you need to be communicative, work accurately, responsibly and independently.
The graduate of the field will find employment in all pharmaceutical workplaces
Secondary Medical School and Higher Vocational
Medical School Brno, Merhautova, State budget institution
613 00 Brno
Phone: +420 545 576 263
602 00 Brno
Phone: +420 543 247 951