Certified Pharmacy Technician
- Certification included
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This interactive and multimedia-rich course is designed for people who don’t have any experience in the healthcare industry. With that said, it can also be an excellent opportunity for existing professionals to increase their knowledge on the subject. This pharmacy technician course will cover how to: • Handle prescription requests • Measure medications • Package and label prescriptions • Work with patient records • Process prescription insurance claims Our program includes a range of assessment requirements for our students. This way, you can ensure that you’re ready to make a name for yourself when you begin your career. Once you complete this course and become a pharmacy technician, you can secure a job in a retail pharmacy or hospital pharmacy. In addition to that, you can also work alongside a registered pharmacist in a laboratory. Our program also includes an exam voucher and prep material for the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) exam by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). Your certification is the first step to advancing your career as a pharmacist or healthcare professional. Also, the continual development of drugs has increased the demand for pharmacy technicians, making the job market even more competitive. So, certification can greatly improve your opportunities for landing a job as a pharmacy technician.
Upon successful completion of this program, learners will display proficiency in the following areas: • The history of pharmacy and healthcare • A pharmacy technician’s roles and responsibilities • Understand the types of pharmacies including hospital and retail • Understand drug regulations and control • Pharmaceutical terminology and related anatomy • Pharmacy calculations and math review • Aseptic technique and the handling of sterile products • Basics of IV solutions and calculating 24-hour supply of IV solutions • Drug names and drug classes • Inventory management and financial issues
• Healthcare Fundamentals
• Communication in Healthcare
• Medical Documentation and Record-Keeping: HIPAA
• Medical Terminology: A Short Course
• Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology
• Pharmacy Practice and Federal Requirements
• Disease Transmission and Disinfection
• Patient Safety and Quality Assurance
• COVID-19 Pandemic Impact
• Order Entry and Processing
• Math Calculations
This program does not have any prerequisites.
• PTCB Exam Study Guide: Pharmacy Technician Certification
• Medical Terminology: A Short Course
• Mosby's Drug Reference for Health Professions
• Pharmacy Management Software for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext
• Mosby's Pharmacy Technician
• Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians
All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements: Internet Connection • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless) Hardware Requirements • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended Software Requirements • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher • Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx) • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended • Cookies MUST be enabled • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled) • Adobe PDF Reader
Included in this program is the PTCB's CPhT certification exam practice test and an exam voucher. The CPhT is the gold standard of credentialing for pharmacy technicians. PTCB® offers the CPhT certification to individuals who wish to distinguish themselves in the pharmacy technician field. PTCB’s certification program enables technicians to work more effectively with pharmacists to offer safe and effective patient care and service. Most employers prefer, and many require, that their pharmacy technicians be CPhTs. Certification Benefits: Respected credential Validated achievement and knowledge Improved employment opportunities Potential for higher salary Career growth Understanding of pharmacy law Prestige among coworkers Certification Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent educational diploma (e.g., a GED or foreign diploma) Passing score on the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) Full disclosure of all criminal and State Board of Pharmacy registration or licensure actions Compliance with all applicable PTCB certification policies Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.
• 100% Online, Self-Paced • Open Enrollment • Admissions and Student Support • Multimedia Rich and Interactive Content • Industry Certification Exam, when applicable • Hands-on Opportunity Upon Completion
Students that successfully complete our career training are given a full years access to our modern day career services. With our career services, students are provided a multitude of career development tools to help launch their career quickly and successfully. These tools include:
• Certification Exam Voucher and Registration Assistance (If Applicable)
• Resume Building Assistance
• Externship or Shadowing Placement
• Career Coaching
• Employer Skills Matching
• And More!
We are dedicated to serving our students on their unique career development journey. Whether you are transitioning to a new career, entering the workforce for the first time, or an experienced professional looking to climb the corporate ladder, our career services team can provide you with professional development tools applicable for any stage of your career.