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.
Student wil need to submit the following with their registration:
- High School Diploma/GED
- Midland College Policy Form - Signed (This form can be found under "General Information - Forms")
The diploma and policy form may be emailed or faxed to the office.
Total 52.5 hours/5.25 CEU’s.
PLEASE NOTE: Completion of Midland College degrees and/or certificates does not guarantee eligibility to take a certification/registry/licensure examination. The eligibility of each person is determined on an individual basis by the regulatory body of the specific discipline. If you have a conviction of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, physical or mental disability/illness, hospitalization/treatment for chemical dependency within the past five years, current intemperate use of drugs or alcohol or a previous denial of a licensure or action by a licensing authority, you will need to contact the specific regulatory body for an individual ruling. Some programs require a criminal background check and urine and drug screen.
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