Pharmacy Technician Certificate - Online
Professional Education

This online, on-demand Pharmacy Technician (ASHP/ACPE) training program covers: Pharmacology, Pharmacy law, regulations, and standards, Business of a pharmacy (both retail and hospital), Prescriptions, Pharmaceutical Calculations, Nonsterile Compounding, and more.

This program is taught using images, videos, simulations, and interactive games to assist with learning the material and developing the necessary skills. The program's focus is on helping students gain the skills needed to pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam and start working upon graduation.

This program includes 400 hours of online curriculum, an externship incorporating at least 200 hours of outpatient and inpatient pharmacy work, and is designed to be completed in about six months of full-time study.

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Class Sections For Pharmacy Technician Certificate - Online (PROEA 224)

Spring 2019 Section 1

Type: Online
FAQ: Please call 801-585-1780
Tuition: $2,999.00

Instructor: Staff

Note: Professional Education partners with Career Step on the content for this program. Students should expect an email from Career Step that will include log-in and other important information. The Pharmacy Technician Certification program is designed to be completed in 6 months of full-time study. However, the online course format allows you to study on your own schedule and at your own pace, so your enrollment includes 12 months of program access in case you need extra time. Tuition includes one-on-one support from experienced instructors, as well as access to personalized graduate support after graduation, a lab kit, ebooks, and a PTCB Exam voucher. Please note: As a pharmacy technician, you will be providing patient care and handling medications. It is essential that pharmacy employees are not abusing or misusing medications. In addition, those working in a pharmacy cannot have been convicted of a felon or of Medicare fraud. A drug test and a criminal background check will be given prior to starting the program to ensure that you can gain employment in the pharmacy field once you graduate. Additionally, prior to your externship at a pharmacy, you must receive a Pharmacy Technician Trainee license ($50 fee) through the Utah Department of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL). Information about how/where to get the trainee license will be provided after the course work is completed. This course does not qualify for U of U employee tuition reduction or Emeritus discount benefits.

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