Train to become a licensed pharmacy technician in as little as 7 months! In this 260-hour program, students will learn what it takes to become a successful pharmacy technician. Topics include: pharmacology for technicians, pharmacy law and regulations, sterile and non-sterile compounding, quality assurance, and medication safety. Learn what it takes to assist the pharmacist in preparing and mixing prescriptions, maintaining patient records, purchasing and inventory management, billing and reimbursement, and more. Program includes a 120-hour externship where you will receive hands-on training in a pharmacy under the direction of a pharmacist. Upon successful completion of the Pharmacy Technician program, you will be eligible to apply for your California Pharmacy Technician License.*
*This program fulfills the education requirements of the California Board of Pharmacy (Business and Professions Code Section 4202) for pharmacy technician licensure.
Salary Information: $40,170 Annual Mean Wage in California (Source: https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292052.htm#st)
Free information session on Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 from 10:00 - 11:00am in Room 4760.
DATES: 20 Sat: Apr 13 - Sep 14, 2019 (No Class 4/20, 5/25, 8/31)
TIME: 9:00am - 4:30pm
TEXTBOOK: Pharmacy Practice 6th Edition/Pharmacy Labs 3rd Edition/Pocket Drug Guide/Course Navigator
LOCATION: Cuesta College San Luis Obispo Room 4760
INSTRUCTOR: Gricelda Ramirez
QUESTIONS: Call Career Training Solutions at 888-308-0737