Pharmacy Technician

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Points of Interest

    • 12 Months
    • Class Meets: Monday – Friday, 7:30 AM – 1:30 PM
    • Estimated Cost
    • Entry Level Pay: $17.00 per hour

    Program Director is a state-certified teacher and is a Registered Pharmacy Technician and PTCB certified. Program Instructors are Registered Pharmacy Technicians and are PTCB certified.

Program Requirements

    • 18 years of age or older
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Take the CASAS Goals Reading & CASAS Goals Math
    • Complete a physical exam with proof of immunizations
    • FDLE background check and drug screen when requested
    • Be able to stand for long periods, lift 40 pounds, work 6.5-8.5 hour shifts
    • Possess manual dexterity, fine motor coordination and visual acuity sufficient to use and read syringes

Core Content

    • Learn medication names and reasons for use, review and fill prescriptions and medication orders, create IV products with aseptic technique, perform dosage calculations, utilize Pyxis system, learn and use professionalism skills in clinical site externships.
    • Prepare for Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam national certification 

Program Success Statistics

Industry Certification/Licensure 

  • Students take the following industry certification exam for the Pharmacy Technician Program:

    • Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam

    Industry Certification

    For questions regarding this program, please contact Mrs. Karen Nochella