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Pharmacy Technician (99 Hours) Online

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.

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 $174 (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

Class Dates and Instructors:

6/12–8/21, Online
Instructor: Cole
Avery: 828.733.5883

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