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Pharmacy Technician (99 Hours)

Prepare today for a career as a Pharmacy Technician in a hospital or retail setting. Salary Outlook for this field of employment is up to $38,560.00. You will gain skills and knowledge to qualify for an entry level position and be prepared to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) for national certification. This class is hybrid, meaning you will have one day in class accompanied by online work. Please note, this class is online. You must have access to a computer and internet in order to participate.

Cost of Class:

  • Tuition/Registration $180
  • Text $203.89 (Price subject to change)

Admission Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • A reading and math TABE test with scores of at least 10th grade level
  • Government issued id card
  • Social security card
  • A physical and emotional ability to carry out pharmacy activities including lifting, stretching, and standing for long periods.

Training Includes:

  • State and federal drug laws and regulations
  • Pharmaceutical abbreviations, measurements and calculations
  • Drug forms and administration
  • Prescription reading and interpretation
  • Retail and hospital pharmacy practices
  • Compounding, medication safety and dispensing
  • Preparation of sterile IV products
  • Customer service and human relations
  • Prescription drug uses, dosages, side effects and precautions.

Other Fees:

  • Certification exam: $129

8/6-11/26, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Distance Based (9 in-person meetings)
Instructor: Cole
Avery: 828.733.5882

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