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Pharmacy Technician (FF)

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This comprehensive 80 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:

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.

Class Details

25 Sessions
Weekly - Tue, Thu

WFS - Online Course

MultipleInstructor :
1.Staff Instructor2.JoAnna Collins 

CEUs : 8



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: "" WCG Release Form.



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
6/23/2020 - 9/15/2020 Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Charlottesville, WFS - Online Course  Map JoAnna Collins  ; Staff Instructor