Pharmacy Technician Program

RH 223 Botany
Tue, Oct 22, 2013, 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Pharmacy Technician Program
Tue and Thu, Oct 22nd – Dec 12th, 6:00 – 9:30 PM
Ritzinger Hall Room 223
Fee: $999 includes textbooks, materials, and labs
This comprehensive 50 hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and prepare 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.