Pharmacy Technician - 1050 hours
This program is designed to prepare you for employment as pharmacy technicians in institutional or retail settings. This challenging curriculum includes the metric system, medical terminology, medicinal drugs, pharmaceutical compounding, sterile techniques, maintenance of inventory, IV preparation, preparing purchase orders, receiving and checking supplies purchased, printing labels, typing prescription labels, delivering medications, pricing prescription drug orders and supplies, prepackaging unit doses, patient record systems, control records, data processing, computer application, employability skills, leadership and human relations skills, health and safety, including CPR.
This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of three occupational completion points. Laboratory activities and clinical practicum experiences are an integral part of this program.