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Pharmacy Technician

Published or Revised October 24, 2016

This comprehensive course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board PTCB exam. Technicians work in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other health care settings - working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Course content includes medical terminology specific to pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement. The Certified Pharmacy Technician Program includes a graded final exam to help prepare students for the PTCB exam. Textbooks and materials provided. Externship schedule and location will be determined during class. (PHRA 1001 - Introduction to Pharmacy, PHRA 1060 - Clinical Pharmacy Technician/Assistant)

Cost: $999 (50 Hours Classroom/80 Hours Externship)

» Tuesdays & Thursdays, Feb. 14 - April 18, 2017, 6 - 9 p.m., PJC - Greenville Center
» Tuesdays & Thursdays, March 28 - May 23, 2017, 6 - 9 p.m., PJC
» Mondays & Wednesdays, May 15 - July 12, 2017, 6 - 9 p.m., PJC - Sulphur Springs Center
» Tuesdays & Thursdays, Sept. 12 - Nov. 7, 2017, 6 - 9 p.m., PJC

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