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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician Program Description:

Three months to a better career! Our Pharmacy Technician course offers a comprehensive introduction to the knowledge and skills pharmacy technicians need for successful practice. Key areas of concentration include the role of the pharmacy technician in the pharmacy setting, an overview of medications used to treat specific body systems, a breakdown of the different classifications of drugs, and a review of the basic sciences at the core of pharmPharmacy Technicianacy practice. The course involves 160 Clock Hours of online training (on your own schedule), and 16 Clock Hours of hands-on experience in a pharmacy externship. We Care Online now has an agreement with Walgreens Pharmacies to provide the externship experience. (Each Walgreens Pharmacy has the option to accept or decline each individual.)

This Pharmacy Technician course is recognized by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board as an eligible pathway to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT.) The Pharmacy Technician course offers helpful PTCB examination review so you’ll be ready to pass the national certifying exam. We also provide information on career opportunities for pharmacy technicians and advice on getting a job and advancing in the profession.

Expected Pharmacy Technician income ranges from $9.85 – $18.75 per hour depending on location and the type of work you do. (See PayScale.com) With over 350,000 pharmacy technician jobs in the United States and a faster than average job growth rate, now is a great time to consider a career as a pharmacy technician.

Prerequisites:

  • Each student is responsible for acquiring their externship site – Walgreens agreement is available.
  • PTCB requires a High School diploma or equivalent to sit for the exam. For further requirements, Click Here
  • Check requirements for your state before signing up for this class. Click Here

Course Registration

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COURSE INSTRUCTOR: ADRIENNE LAMBERT, PHARMD

Textbooks are required:

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Textbook Workbook
Mosby's Pharmacy Technician: Principles and Practice Workbook and Lab Manual for Mosby's Pharmacy Technician: Principles and Practice

Course Information:

*Additional Charge for:

  1. Registration Fee

This course is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents. You can view our approved courses: Click Here

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