Pharmacy Technician TRAINING Program

Are you looking for an exciting career in the medical field? Do you have a desire to work with people in a professional health environment? A health career as a Pharmacy Technician may be the career path for you!

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Dates

Aug 19 – Dec 11

Times

Tue/Thu 6:00 – 9:30 pm

Sat 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Location

Tue/Thu (Online)

Sat (Room 42)

Cost

$1,999

A High School Diploma (or Equivalency) is required to register for this training.

Information sessions will be held via Zoom on Saturday, July 10, 9:00-10:00 am and Thursday, July 15, 6:00-7:00 pm.

For more information or to register for one of these sessions, please contact skriebel@smuhsd.org.

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Students who successfully complete the program qualify for a clinical externship at a local pharmacy!

Program Overview

Did you know the California Board of Pharmacy has set their minimum education hours for pharmacy technician training at 240-hours? If you are looking for an exciting career in the medical field, look no further. A career as a Pharmacy Technician, where you will work with people in a professional health environment may be the career path for you! Our comprehensive program is 260-hours which includes a 120-hour externship. Students will gain hands-on training in both the classroom and externship and be prepared to sit for both the PTCB and NHA ExCPT certification exams upon course completion.

  • 140 classroom hours and 120 clinical hours
  • Pharmacy medical terminology and calculations
  • Reading and interpreting prescriptions
  • Defining generic and brand name drugs
  • Skill/Lab materials

 

Complete requirements for the externship will be provided during the mandatory information session on the first day of class.

Questions?

Contact Career Education Coordinator Stephanie Kriebel for more information.

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