Pharmacy Technician (PTCB)

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Total Program Hours 250
Externship Hours 120
Class Hours 130
Program Total hours 250
Course Fee $999.00
Books Fee $50.00
Registration Fee $50.00
Total Fee $1,079.00

Start toward a moneymaking career in health care. Step-by-step lessons teach you how to work with pharmaceuticals for hospitals, pharmacies, and pharmaceutical manufacturers.

The Pharmacy Technician program is for 130 hrs, after completion of the classroom hours the students are required to complete the externship of 120 hours (description listed below).

Theory: History of Medicine and Pharmacy, Law and Ethics of pharmacy, Basic Anatomy and Physiology, classification of drugs/ pharmacology, basic sciences for pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, psych o pharmacology and Complementary Alternative Medicine. Skills: Calculations for pharmacy technician, dosage forms/ Route Administration, Prescription processing, OTC Medications/ Skin Care Products, repackaging and compounding, Aseptic technique, pharmacy stock/ billing/ computers.

As a pharmacy technician you will assist the pharmacist with mixing and packaging prescriptions, maintain client records, and refers clients to ‘the pharmacist. Students will get an overview of pharmacy law and ethics, medical and pharmaceutical terminology. Students will accomplish the techniques required to stock, package and prepare medications; and will understand the federal or state laws to govern a pharmacy. The program will also provide necessary information required to pass the National, Certification Exam. Pharmacy technicians can choose.

Employment of Pharmacy technicians is expected to grow above the average to work full and part-time positions in the hospitals and private pharmacies.

Schedule

Schedules Time Duration
Monday РFriday 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM 5 weeks
Monday – Thursday 5:30 PM to 9:40 PM 6 weeks