Pharmacy Technician Certificate

Pharmacy Technician Certificate

This comprehensive, 134-hour course prepares students for an entry-level position in a retail pharmacies, hospitals, and nursing homes. Class time is divided between 84 didactic hours and 50 hours of at-home, web-based computer simulation assignments. This is also an excellent prep course for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) national certification exam.
Topics include:
• Medical terminology specific to pharmacy
• Reading and interpreting prescriptions
• Patient and medication safety
• Pharmacy law
• Review of the Top 100 drugs (generic and brand name)
• Indication and significant side effects
• Professionalism, conversion factors in dosage calculations
• IV flow rate and solving compounding problems

Strong math skills up to single-variable algebra are required. The course cost does not include the PTCB exam fee. It is designed and instructed by the CT Pharmacists Association.
Being a convicted felony no longer excludes a student from sitting for the national PTCB exam; students are evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
     Cost includes U-Pass and The National Exam.

Dates 09/06/22


  • Tuition: $1740

A payment plan is available.