This comprehensive 50 hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy
technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician
Certification Board’s PTCB exam. 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 200 drugs”, 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.
National Certification: This program meets the necessary requirements to take the
Pharmacy Technician Certified Board (PTCB) – Certified Pharmacy Technician (PTCB) exam.
Clinical Externship: As part of this Pharmacy Technician program, you will be eligible to participate in an 80 hour clinical externship.
Online option available- please ask in the office.
- Art and Hobbies
- Career Exploration and Job Readiness
- Career Technical Education (CTE)
- Community Education
- Computers and Technology
- English as a Second Language (ESL)
- High School Diploma and Equivalency
- Remedial Academic Skills Classes