Certified Pharmacy Technician

Certified Pharmacy Technician

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$3,595.00
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 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 DESCRIPTION: 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. CERTIFICATION: 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.
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Earn Your Certificate As A Pharmacy Technician
HOURS
555
DURATION (time given)
12 months
AVERAGE COMPLETION TIME
6 Months
SYLLABUS
Module 1: Healthcare Fundamentals • The History of Healthcare • Healthcare Etiquette • Professional Situations and Applications Module 2: Communication in Healthcare • Healthcare Teams • Team Success • Champions Module 3: Medical Documentation and Record Keeping: HIPAA • Use and Disclosure • Real Life Scenarios • HIPAA Laws, Policies, and Requirements Module 4: OSHA Infection Control Compliance • Introduction to Infection Control • Personal Protection • Protection of the Office Environment • Instruments, Specialized Equipment & Laboratory Specimens • Infectious Patients & Healthcare Workers • Waste Management Plan • Chemical Disinfection • Heat Sterilization • Exposure Control • General Safety Standards • Employee Training • OSHA'S Required Records Module 5: Medical Terminology • Word Structure • Prefix, Root Word, and Suffix • Organization of the Body • Diagnostic Testing and Radiology Module 6: Anatomy & Physiology • Anatomy and Physiology Basics • The Musculoskeletal System • The Integumentary System • The Digestive System • The Urinary System Module 7: Pharmacy Practice and Federal Requirements • Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Responsibilities • The Pharmacy Technician Role • The Pharmacy Setting and Operations Module 8: Medications • Dosage Forms and Routes of Administration • Drug Information References • Drug Classifications • Over the Counter Medications • Complementary and Alternative Medicine Module 9: Patient Safety and Quality Assurance • Aseptic Technique and Sterile Compounding • Medication Safety and Error Prevention Module 10: Order Entry and Processing • Bulk Repackaging and Non-Sterile Compounding • Pharmacy Billing and Inventory Management Module 11: Math Calculations • Introduction to Basic Math Skills • Measurements and Conversions • Calculations with Prescriptions and Medication Orders • Special Medication Calculations
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