Pharmacy Technician Certificate – Non-Credit
About Our Program
This 50 hour program will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and to pursue certification including the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Through classroom lecture and hands-on labs, you will review pharmacy calculations, medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, review of the top 200 drugs, dosage calculations and conversions, I.V. flow rates, Aseptic technique, handling of sterile products, Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPM), drug compounding, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, billing and reimbursement.
Students must have strong math skills in order to be successful in this program and field.
To be eligible for the optional 80-hour externship, you must successfully complete the 50-hour classroom program, submit to our instructional partner a thorough background check (CORI), drug screening, proof of immunization, a negative TB test and meet other requirements. Strong math skills are required for success in this program.
Tuesday/Thursday | 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
10/20/20 – 12/15/20
Note: Hybrid course: combination of fixed video conference and fixed online classes at scheduled days and times listed above. Internet and webcam required.
Certificate of Completion
A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the course.