Rivière-du-Loup unveils new pharmacy techniques facilities


Cégep de Rivière-du-Loup has unveiled its new pharmacy techniques labs after an over $2.2M upgrade project that involved major renovations and new equipment purchases. The renewed facilities are equipped with a variety of state-of-the-art software and devices including a robot for automatically counting tablets and capsules, a drug packing and distribution machine, and an automated cabinet for managing drugs. Cégep directeur général René Gingras said that the upgrades are essential for training pharmacy professionals and will give them the opportunity to use job-relevant software and equipment before completing their studies. Rivière-du-Loup