Pharmacy Technician

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 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.  The class will be held on Monday & Wednesday, October 13th – December 3, 2014 from 6-9:30pm.  Deadline to register is October 1, 2014 and the fee is $999.  The class will be held at the LVC Extension in Harrison Square.  For more information or to register for the class please email or call 859-234-6689 extension 105.