Pharmacy Technician Training

pharmacy technicianThe program prepares Students, under the supervision of Pharmacists, to prepare and provide medication and related assistance to patients, and to manage pharmacy clinical and business operations. The program includes instruction in medical and pharmaceutical terminology, principles of pharmacology and pharmaceutics, drug identification, pharmacy laboratory procedures, prescription interpretation, patient communication and education, safety procedures, record-keeping, measurement and testing techniques, pharmacy business operations, prescription preparation, logistics and dispensing operations, and applicable standards and regulations. This program provides the necessary skills for entry-level employment as Pharmacy Technician in retail pharmacy, a pharmaceutical clinic, office, hospital, HMO, extended living care facility, or institutional pharmacy. [Courses are not listed in the order in which they will be taken]

Course 

Number 

Course Title 

Lec 

Lab 

PPS* 

Total 

PHT1202 

Pharmacy Law 

48 

   

48 

PHT1209 

Pharmaceutical Math I 

108 

   

108 

PHT1247 

Pharmaceutical Math II 

60 

   

60 

PHT1243 

Pharmacy Certification Examination Review 

120 

   

120 

PHT1301 

Introduction Into Pharmacy 

48 

   

48 

CMS1301 

Introduction into Computers 

20 

40 

 

60 

PHT1313 

Community Pharmacy Practice 

60 

60 

 

120 

PHT1345 

Intravenous Admixture and Sterile Compounding 

108 

108 

 

216 

PHT1349 

Institutional  Pharmacy 

36 

24 

 

60 

PHT1441 

Pharmacy Drug Therapy and Treatment 

60 

   

60 

PHT2461 

Pharmacy Technician Simulation 

   

180 

180 

 

Total in Clock Hours 

668 

232 

180 

1080 

 

Total Program Cost

 

$7,500

Tuition    $7,000
Books/Supplies  $400
Registration Fees    $100

 

Program Duration:

Day Classes 27 weeks
Evening Classes 54 weeks

 

Curriculum Outline:

Classroom and Lab Instruction 900 clock Hours
Pharmacy Technician Practicum 180 clock Hours
Total Clock Hours 1,080 Clock Hours


Admission Requirements:

  • Be able to provide evidence of a high school diploma, a General Education Development (GED) certificate, or a certificate or transcript from a Home Study program equivalent to high school level and recognized by your home state.
  • Complete the required admissions documents and submit the necessary fee(s) stated on the Tuition and Fee Schedule
  • Complete an informational interview.
  • Complete an application for transfer of credit prior to the first day of the course for which the transfer credit is requested; this may require an examination to determine credit for the previous education, training, or work experience.
  • Complete financial aid applications if applicable.
  • Complete an Enrollment Agreement, which must be signed by a parent or guardian if you are under 18 years of age.


Schedule

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