Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement.
Is this class for you?
This comprehensive 50-hour course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Technicians work in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other health care settings – working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist.
Optional courses to enhance your success
Certificates - To earn a certificate of
completion you must successfully complete the following:
Textbooks are included and will be provided to students on the first day of class.
for the course syllabus.
The exam is not included in the course. For more information about National Pharmacy Certification visit www.ptcb.org.
You may take your exam at Pearson / Vue testing centers.
Student must have graduated HS or have received their GED in order
to be eligible for National and State Certification.
For more information about state registration requirements visit www.tsbp.state.tx.us