Pharmacy Technician

This comprehensive 50 hour course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Technicians work in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other health care settings – working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement.  This class meets Mondays and Wednesdays from October 14 through December 4, 2013 at the Licking Valley Campus Extension from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.  The fee is $999.  For more information please email or call 859-234-6689 extension 105.