Pharmacy Technician Certificate
If you have a strong eye for detail and enjoy helping people, a career as a pharmacy technician might be in your future. Pharmacy technicians play a vital support role in preparing and dispensing prescription medications – acting as a liaison between pharmacists and patients. Employment prospects for pharmacy technicians are strong due to advances in pharmaceutical research and to an aging population.
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High school diploma or equivalent. Working knowledge of computers and access to a computer and the internet are required.
Learn How To
- Assist licensed pharmacists in providing medication, medical devices or products
- Provide customer service to patients
- Prepare patient medication
- Communicate with physician offices or insurance companies
- Handle HIPAA security and privacy
- Evening class offerings begin each January and August. Class meets from 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. two days a week.
- Daytime class offerings begin each May. Class meets from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. three days a week.
- Dosage forms and classifications
- Pharmacy laws and regulations
- Prescription processing
- Drug information references
- Over-the-counter medicines
This 65-hour certificate program will assist you in preparing for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE®). Credential earned after being certified: Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
“KSU was my first choice. I was so successful in this program. If I can do it, others can do it. Now, I’m about to [pursue] nursing!”
— Genet Daba, graduate
Financial Aid Options
- Payment Plans
- VA Education Benefits
- Education Loans
- Start Date 08/18/2020
- End Date 11/12/2020
- Delivery Hybrid
- Total Hours 65
- Class Sessions 26
- Location KSU Center
- City Kennesaw, GA
- CEUs 6.5
- Fee $1,799
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