Pharmacy Technician

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You Will Learn

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Basic Science
  • Blood borne Pathogens
  • Classification of Drugs
  • Communication and Customer Service
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Medical Terminology
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy Math
  • Pharmacy Practice & Lab
  • Professionalism
  • Pass Assured
  • Calculations

Program Goals:  To prepare students for certification exams upon completion of the program.

Certifications: 

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)

Successful completion of the Pharmacy Technician program qualifies students to sit for certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. Taking this certification exam is a requirement upon completion for the Pharmacy Technician program.

Students are NOT eligible to sit for the exam if:

  • Convicted of a felony that occurred within the last five years and/or if the conviction was drug or pharmacy related.

Additional certification(s):

  • CPR for Healthcare Providers
  • First Aid

600 hours (about 7 months)

M-Th        9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Total Cost:              $5,481.00

To Register:

  • Complete application
  • Attend Informational Meeting
  • Provide High School Diploma or GED
  • Make Financial Aid Arrangements
  • WorkKeys scores:
  • Applied Math 5
  • Graphic Literacy 4
  • Workplace Doc 4

The following information will be discussed at the informational meeting:

  • BCI/FBI background checks
  • Drug test
  • Current healthcare immunizations

600 hours (6 months)

M-Th        9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Total Cost:              $5,481.00

Accreditation:

The Pharmacy Technician program is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education and the ASHP-American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Scioto County Career Technical Center uses PioneerRx, the top pharmacy management software, so our students can apply the knowledge and methods they learn in the classroom to a simulated pharmacy environment. For more information, visit https://www.pioneerrx.com/.

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