Pharmacy Technician

PHRA1043

In order to receive a refund or if you need to withdraw or transfer classes, you must submit your request to via email at cwl@grayson.edu 7 business days prior to the course start date.

 

$999.00

AVAILABLE

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 Science 215
  • 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:

Workforce Solutions Texoma implements the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) which may be able to help you pay for tuition, testing, and travel. 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.

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.