Pharmacy Technician Comprehensive (75 hours)
This 75-hour certificate program prepares you to become a Pharmacy Technician in a pharmacy setting such as hospital, community and compounding. The Pharmacy Technician assists the licensed pharmacist to prepare prescriptions medications, provide customer service, and perform administrative duties.
Some of the topics included are: medical terminology, reading and interpretation prescriptions, generic and brand name drugs.
You will also have a review in mathematics that is specific for dosage calculations, the top 200 medications, inventory and billing insurance.
Upon successful completion you will be prepared to take the national certification exam by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). The exam fee is not included in this course. For more information about the national exam, go to www.PTCB.org.