Professional Pharmacy Technician Training


Course Description

Legislation enacted in 2014 requires Pharmacy Technicians practicing in the state of Michigan to be certified. The licensing process for new Pharmacy Technicians includes passing a certified pharmacy technician examination. This course is appropriate if you are preparing for a pharmacy technician exam, are a pre-pharmacy student, or have a healthcare background and are looking to strengthen your current skills. Be introduced to various pharmacy practice settings covering topics such as drug classes, basic physiology, drug interactions, and daily pharmacy operations. Learn to effectively assist in pharmaceutical preparations, focus heavily on calculations and complete daily tasks required in any pharmacy environment. All students will be required to participate in an interview exercise that involves hands-on and/or observatory experience in one of two different pharmacy settings, hospital or community. All materials are included in the class cost. Prerequisite: math skills including arithmetic, basic algebra, complex fractions and equations, conversions, and basic analytical concepts (skills utilized in high school algebra). Daytime classes have a lunch break which is not included in the CEU total.

Course Schedule

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