Today’s dynamic pharmacy environment requires that professionals understand clinical, administrative, and reimbursement issues that the pharmacy organization faces on a daily basis. Pharmacy Technicians work in pharmacies under the direction of a pharmacist. Their main responsibility is filling prescriptions according to doctors' orders for patients. Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by generic and brand names.
The Pharmacy Technician Career Track program is designed to give the student a comprehensive suite of administrative and clinical skills necessary to compete for high paying health care – pharmacy jobs.
It includes the following subject areas:
- Medical Terminology
- Pharmacy Technician
Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, and online billing and reimbursement.
Online. Self-paced. Six-month completion.
Courses include Medical Terminology and Pharmacy Technician
*Rates include e-books. Rates are for 2023-2024 and are subject to change. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to sit for the National Healthcare Association (NHA) Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) exam. Students test at a PSI testing center or through live remote.