Pharmacy Technician

PHRA1043

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$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:

  • June 16 - August 11, 2020
  • HYBRID course - class will meet one night a week, with additional work being required online
  • Tuesday 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Main Campus, HS 213
In accordance with Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-18 and CDC guidelines, the following are the health protocols students will be required to comply to for all lab/skills on campus. The checklist is based on health protocols included in The Governor’s Report to Open Texas1 and coronavirus and COVID-19 Interim Guidance for Administrators of US Institutions of Higher Education (revised March 18, 2020) provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • All individuals will wear face coverings (over the nose and mouth). Students will be provided a mask.
  • Screen all individuals before coming into the classroom or laboratory
  • All individuals will wash or sanitize their hands upon entering the classroom or laboratory
  • All individuals will maintain at least 6 feet separation from other individuals
  • Classrooms and any touched surfaces, such as doorknobs, tables, chairs, and restrooms and will be cleaned and disinfected on a daily basis

Cost:

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

Notes:

Workforce Solutions Texoma operates the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) which may be able to help you pay for tuition, books, and travel for up to two years. Eligible individuals include employees who are laid off or trade affected, displaced homemakers, and income eligible adults and youth. For more information, contact Workforce Solutions Texoma at 903-463-9997.