Pharmacy Technician

PHRA1043

Requests for course withdrawals, refunds, or transfers must be submitted by email to cwl@grayson.edu, 7 business days prior to the course start date.

$999.00

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Overview

Introduction:

This comprehensive course prepares you to enter this ever-growing field and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board National exam. Operating under the supervision of a registered pharmacist, a pharmacy technician works in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other health care settings.

Topics

  • Medical terminology specific to the pharmacy
  • History of pharmacy and pharmacy practice in multiple environments
  • The "Top 200 Drugs"
  • Reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names
  • Learn dosage calculations, drug classifications, intravenous flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing prescriptions, inventory control, and billing and reimbursement
  • Learn aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, and total parental nutrition (TPN).

Prerequisites:

  • Full disclosure of all criminal and State Board of Pharmacy registration or licensure actions

Location & Times:

  • Mandatory Workforce Success Skills Course: August 24 - September 2, 2021
    • Face to face meeting: August 24, 26, 31
    • 6:00pm-9:00pm
    • CWL Computer Lab
  • Pharmacy Tech: September 7–December 7, 2021
    • HYBRID - face-to-face classroom instruction with online activities
    • Tuesday & Thursday
    • 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 
    • Health Sciences Irma Blackburn Auditorium
  • On May 10, 2021, Grayson College entered Phase 3 of its Return to Campus Plan, and on June 1, 2021, Grayson College is expected to enter Phase 4 of its Return to Campus Plan. Updates on COVID-19 protocols and the College's operating status can be found here

Cost:

  • $999 includes tuition and textbook. Exam fees are not included.

Notes:

Texoma Council of Governments (TCOG) also offers an array of family support services designed to promote self-sufficiency through the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG). Services include but are not limited to tuition assistance; books & supplies; and employment support such as job skills training, placement, resume building, and job coaching. For more information, call 903-893-2161 Ext. 3591.