Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician  man consutling pharmacist

Part One will be offered Spring Term 2018:

The Pharmacy Technician Certification and Calculations Part I classes

Part Two will be offered Summer Term 2018:

The Pharmacy Technician Certification and Calculations Part 2 classes

Informational Meeting

Spring Term 2018 Informational Meeting will be:

Tuesday, March 6th, 5pm, Downtown Campus, 101 W 10th Ave, Room 108.

Attendance at an informational meeting about the program is highly recommended.The instructor will be available to answer questions about a career as a Pharmacy Technician.

Registration for Spring Term 2018 begins on March 13th!

Pharmacy Technician Certification

Upon successful completion of this 60-hour, two-term course, students who are licensed or applying to be licensed Pharmacy Technicians will be eligible to take the nationally recognized PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board) exam. The course includes pharmacy-specific medical terminology, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students learn dosage calculations, IV flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement.

Students also take the Pharmacy Calculations class and the Medical Terminology in the Pharmacy Practice certification class in addition to the Pharmacy Technician class.

The Pharmacy Calculations class meets Tuesday evenings 6-7 pm, and the Pharmacy Technician Certification class meets on Tuesday evenings from 7-9 pm. Medical Terminology in the Pharmacy class will meet every Wednesday from 6:30 pm-8 pm

The cost for the Pharmacy Technician certification class is $379 per term. Pharmacy Calculations class cost is $169 and Medical Terminology in the Pharmacy Practice cost is $199 for Spring Term 2018.

Prerequisites: None

Required textbook: Mosby’s Review F/PHARM CERT EXAM – W/CD, ISBN: 978-1416062042 3rd Edition, 14, Author: MIZNER, Publisher: ELSEVIER, Cost: $67.15-$50.40

To register for classes: please set up a profile on our online registration system

Cooperative Education

Cooperative Education (co-op) offers students college credit and a grade for on-the-job work experience related to their educational and career goals. Through co-op, students connect theory and practice, develop skills, expand career knowledge, and make contacts for the future. Work schedules and work sites vary. Students must pass a background check, drug screen, personal health insurance and have current immunizations to be eligible. Contact Jamie Kelsch.

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