Certified Pharmacy Technician

An offering by Metropolitan Community College Continuing Education

This comprehensive 80-hour program prepares participants 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 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 parenteral nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement.
Audience
Student
Format
In-person
Location
Omaha, NE
Date
11th January, 2022
End Date
29th March, 2022
Start Time
6:00 PM
End Time
9:00 PM
Repeats
Repeats every week
on Tuesday, Thursday
Fee
$2154
Category
Science - Astronomy
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