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Pharmacy Technician

Published or Revised February 02, 2023

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)

Course Fee: $1,299 (50 Hours Classroom/80 Hours Externship)

» Tuesdays & Thursdays, March 21 - February 20, 2023, 5 p.m. - 9 p.m., PJC

» Classes scheduled as needed. Call 903-782-0447 for more information.

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Paris Junior College
Workforce Education
2400 Clarksville Street
Paris, Texas 75460
Phone: 903-782-0447