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Pharmacy Technician (FF)

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This comprehensive 50 hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s 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.
Note: In addition to classroom lecture and labs, this program includes a clinical externship through a local pharmacy.  To be eligible for a clinical externship, students must successfully complete the 50 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. Students who complete this program will also have the opportunity to pursue the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s (PTCB) Exam.                                                     

Prerequisite: Must attend Information session prior to enrollment.   Please go to online link to registerfor one of the orientation sessions: https://www.pvcc.edu/academics/instructional-divisions/workforce-services/healthcare%20beauty%20wellness

You may also contact Workforce Services at 434.961.5354 to register for an upcoming session.                       
18 years old, High school graduate or GED holder.
 
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Class Details

15 Sessions
Weekly - Tue, Thu

Location
Jefferson School Center

Instructor
MultipleInstructor :
1.JoAnna Collins2.TBD Instructor 

CEUs : 5

 

Notice

Please read:  I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). As a condition to receiving a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site: "https://vccsedu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe1/preview/SV_0joc3pVdJsrBOAJ" WCG Release Form. The FastForward (WCG) Discount has been approved. Registration begins on June 18, 2018.

Tuition: 

$1,599.00


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
9/11/2018 - 10/30/2018 Weekly - Tue, Thu 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM Charlottesville, Jefferson School Center  Map, Room: TBD TBD Instructor  ; JoAnna Collins  Lecture