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Pharmacy Technician (WCG)

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This comprehensive 60-hour program will prepare you to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam.  Course content includes pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Through classroom lecture and hands on labs, students will review dosage
calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs,” I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parental nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement. Textbooks and clinical externship (up to 80 hours) included.

Class Details

20 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Mon.  
  Weekly - Wed.  
  Weekly - Mon.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  Backels Hall
  Online (Zoom).

Instructor : Jonathan Zax 



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Registration Closes On
Monday, September 14, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
9/14/2020 - 9/14/2020 Weekly - Mon 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Clifton Forge, Backels Hall  Map, Room: 224 - Chemistry Lab Jonathan Zax  Lecture
9/16/2020 - 11/18/2020 Weekly - Wed 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Clifton Forge, Backels Hall  Map, Room: 224 - Chemistry Lab Jonathan Zax  Laboratory
9/21/2020 - 11/16/2020 Weekly - Mon 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Clifton Forge, Online (Zoom)  Map, Room: Online - Zoom Jonathan Zax  Lecture

Other Class Offerings

Pharmacy Technician (WCG)
ID: 1850

03/22/21 - 05/26/21
Weekly - Mon
20 sessions.


Jonathan Zax