This course is designed to provide the healthcare worker with information on the duties and responsibilities of a pharmacy technician in a variety of health care settings and includes classroom and online instruction. Topics will include universal precautions, computer applications, aseptic techniques, drug pharmacology, patient education and interpersonal relationships. For Maryland State certification: after completing this course and 160 hours of clinical practice (HES-529 and HES-530), students will be eligible to register with the Maryland Board of Pharmacy. For National certification: students must pass the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam (clinical practice is recommended but not required). rerequisite: Students must pass the math and reading comprehension placement test. Textbook required. Read Chapter 1 prior to first class session.
Continuing Education Level
Continuing Ed - Open Classes