Pharmacy Tech Courses
INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACY TECHNICIAN
This comprehensive course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field. Technicians work in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other health care settings, working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, billing, and reimbursement. Basic math comprehension is recommended. Course will prepare student to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board's PTCB exam (not included in course). Location: Advanced Technology Center, Rm. 161. Textbooks are included in tuition. Instructor: Veronica Lujan, Total 52.5 hours/5.25 CEU’s.