Nina Ybarra is an instructor in the Pharmacy Technician 1 program at Vista Adult School. Pharmacy Technician 1 is a hands-on program developed to train students to work in a Retail Pharmacy. The program is 12 weeks long and covers a variety of topics including the history of pharmacy, medical terminology, dosage forms and administration, medication errors and financial management.

Students are prepared to work in a retail pharmacy environment such as CVS, Target or Walmart. Students can also participate in a formal externship in order to apply their skills in the real world.

Besides teaching, Nina also enjoys volunteering in the community in her free time.