Wharton County Junior College

Pharmacy Technician

HOURS: 330
CODE: GES117
FEES: $1995.00 USD

Overview

Learn the skills you need to become a pharmacy tech in a hospital or retail setting with the Pharmacy Technician Online Certification Training Program. You'll gain the skills and knowledge to qualify for entry-level positions in pharmacies, and you'll be prepared for national certification. This program pairs students with an instructor for one-on-one assistance and may include a 40- 100 hour externship. Please view specifics in the Details section.

All materials are included. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, you'll be able to:

  • Understand the laws that govern pharmacy, whether federal or state-mandated
  • Discuss the HIPAA requirements and their application to the pharmacy
  • Interpret physician orders and prescriptions
  • Prepare and distribute medications
  • Define medical and pharmaceutical terms and common abbreviations
  • Understand the pharmacology of medications in relation to the anatomy affected
  • Perform pharmaceutical calculations
  • Communicate effectively with patients and medical professionals
  • Process insurance billing or collect payments
  • Pass the National Certification Exam
Contact:
Lisa Kanak
PHONE  
281-239-1531
EMAIL  
kanakl@wcjc.edu

Benefits

  • Learn in-demand job skills
  • Start anytime
  • Set your own pace
  • Affordably priced