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Pharmacy Technician


with CCI Staff

Calendar Mar 26, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 9 weeks

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 parental nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement. This program meets the necessary requirements to take the Pharmacy Technician Certified Board (PTCB)-Certified Pharmacy Technician (PTCB)                                           Exam fee is extra


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