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Meet Mrs. Patteson-Johnston

About the Program

Pharmacy Technician a one-year program that teaches students the basics of pharmacology, body systems, and related topics. Some students may have the opportunity to serve an internship at a local pharmacy during second semester. For more information, click on the "Pharmacy Tech Program Page" link in the blue box to the right.

About the Instructor

  • Instructor at ROC since 2016.
  • California teaching credential (preliminary) in CTE Health Science and Medical Technology.
  • AA, Psychology, Cuesta College.
  • Attended Sacramento State University.
  • 7 years’ experience as Pharmacy Technician, Rite Aid Pharmacy.
  • Rite Aid Lead Technician for Sacramento district / assistant to pharmacy district manager.
  • Also served as Rite Aid Lead Technician for San Luis Obispo County.
  • Responsible for training new Rite Aid pharmacy technicians; taught weekly class.
  • Volunteered with various elementary schools, helping students with reading and writing skills, math skills, and after-school programs.
  • Loves the outdoors! Big adventurer in the forest with camping, exploring, hiking, and discovering new trails for four-wheeling. Favorite place is the beach where Mrs. PJ loves paddle-boarding with her dogs, collecting seashells for projects, and meditating.
  • Recently married with four fur babies ... Husky (Lady Rhey), SHGP (Pepper the Puppy), Tabby (Mister), and Siamese (Ghandalf the Grey). New human baby on the way, baby PJ.


Luis Pineda (2018 Pharm Tech Graduate), Joshua Cox (AM Student), and Violeta Bello with Natalie Uribe (Both PM Students) helping at the annual Career Expo!