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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.

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Note: The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and Certified Pharmacy Technician Exam (CPhT) are optional and are not included in the cost of the program. For additional information on the PTCB exam, visit their website at or call 800-363-8012

Brockton | B224 | 51011 | $1,399 (textbook included)
Tuesday/Thursday | 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
6/16/20 – 8/18/20

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Certificate of Completion

A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the course.