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Pharmacy Technician
Face-to-Face Program


The Pharmacy Technician Program is designed to prepare the participant for eligibility to become a Pharmacy Technician. Students will be qualified to apply for certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and other similar certification examinations, meeting the training requirements of the State Board of Pharmacy. Course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Through classroom lecture and hands on labs, students will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200drugs”, I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement. In this 70-contact hour course, you will learn topics essential to the delivery of service, including assisting the Pharmacist in serving patients, receiving and screen prescription/medication orders for completeness and authenticity, preparing medications for distribution, compounding a prescription/medication order and controlling the inventory of medications, equipment and devices according to an established plan.


 
Title Course From To Days Time Room
Intro to Pharmacy PHRA 1013 M20 2/7/2022 5/4/2022 M&W 6:00PM-9:30PM DG 108
Intro to Pharmacy PHRA 1013 M21 2/8/2022 5/5/2022 T&R 6:00PM-9:30PM DG 108



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