Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program
A Pharmacy Tech School in TexasThe Institute's Pharmacy Technician Certificate will start you in the growing healthcare field in as few as 10 months. Simulated and in-pharmacy practicums allow you to rehearse real-life scenarios that give you practical training and confidence in your skills. By the end of Pharmacy Technician training, you'll be prepared to successfully pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE).
What Will I Learn?Through career-focused curriculum and convenient classes, you will prepare for a successful career as a Pharmacy Technician. As a Pharmacy Technology student, you will: (1) Learn to read medication orders, (2) Understand prescription processing, (3) Prepare medication labels, (4) Perform inventory functions within the pharmacy setting, (5) Understand required safety and infection-control policies to protect patients and employees, (6) Gain practical experience using pharmacy hardware and software and (7) Ensure patient confidentiality by providing a high level of customer service to pharmaceutical patients in any pharmacy setting.
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What can I do with this Certificate
Our curriculum is designed to prepare you for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) in each aspect of your coursework, giving you the expertise and confidence to perform well. Students who successfully graduate and pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) are working in leading industries, including:
- Health Systems
- Hospitals & Clinics
- Local & State Government
- Pharmaceutical Sales
- Public & Community Health
- Social Services
Degree RequirementsNo additional requirements other than those stated in the degree plan.
Lecture Hours: 19
Lab Hours: 18