Pharmacy Technology

About

This one-year program will prepare students to work as pharmacy technicians in wholesale or retail pharmacies, long-term care facilities, hospitals or other healthcare settings. Classroom instruction includes anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, pharmacy math, pharmacology, top drugs, law and ethics, third-party reimbursement, keyboarding and job preparation. Supervised clinical training is also provided. Students who complete the program will be prepared to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE).

Pharmacy technicians prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist, and may measure, mix, count, label, and record amounts of medication dosages according to prescription orders. The program is designed to provide learning experiences and basic competencies that students will need for employment.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,008.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $841.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Pharmacy Technician1296Diploma

For entrance into the Pharmacy Technician program, a student must have a high school or GED/HiSET diploma.

Campus Locations

Main Campus
265 Elkins Rd
Jacksboro, TN 37757

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
PHT 0001 - Worker Characteristic
PHT 1010 - Orientation
PHT 1020 - Keyboarding
PHT 1030 - Pharmacy Math
PHT 1040 - Pharmacy Practice and Lab I
PHT 1050 - Top Drugs I
PHT 1060 - Pharmacology
PHT 1070 - Career Readiness
Second Trimester: 
PHT 2010 - Law Ethics and HIPAA
PHT 2020 - Top Drugs II
PHT 2030 - Pharmacy Practice and Lab II
PHT 2040 - Pharmacology
PHT 2050 - Third Party Reimbursement
Third Trimester: 
PHT 0003 - Worker Characteristic
PHT 3010 - Clinical Trng & PTCE Exam Prep

Certifications

Tennessee Board of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Technician License

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Elizabeth Strunk
423-566-9629

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