Pharmaceutical Science

Pharmaceutical Science


Ms. Janice Sprankle

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 330-830-3901 Ext: 51613

Education: Kent State University-CTE Teacher Licensure; Akron University-Medical Assistant; Pharmacy Tech University-CPhT license.

Work Experience: Pharmacy Instructor at WHS for 6 years; 27 years in Hospital Pharmacy Industry; Hematology/Oncology Center for 8 years; Pharmacy Technician Certification Advanced Training Instructor for 18 years 

Hobbies: Karaoke, Cruising, Swimming, Biking, Tennis, Basketball, Brain Games and Reading


The Pharmacy Tech program consists of crafty competencies, dazzling drugs, math mania, candy crush compounding and tidbits of tabletop technology. Students learn components from each section. They receive a certification detailing customer conduct and communication skills, which are defined as “soft skills”, the foundation on which you build relationships. Students learn different formulas for math and translate medical terminology words and apply them to different drug categories. Students compound an ointment, oral suspensions, capsules, and IV admixtures. The classroom motto is: Eat-Sleep-Pharmacy-& -Repeat.

Credentialing Opportunity: Pharmacy Technician Certification, EMT Basic Certification, CPR Certification

College Credit Opportunities:

  • College Credit Plus: Bio Medical Terminology/3 Credits

  • Articulated Credit: Kent State University/24 Credits, Aultman College/4.25 Credits 

Work Based Learning Opportunities: Externship Shadowing Placement

Career Technical Student Organization: HOSA (Health Occupational Students of America)

Career Opportunities

  1. Retail Pharmacy

  2. Hospital Pharmacy

  3. Mail order Pharmacy

  4. Pharmaceutical Drug Companies

  5. Nuclear Pharmacy

  6. Pharmacy Insurance Techs

  7. Automation Pharmacy Techs

  8. Computer Order Entry Techs

  9. Long Term Healthcare Techs

  10. Drug Manufacturing Companies
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