This course is designed to provide the health care 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 one hundred sixty (160) hours of clinical practice (HES-529 and HES-530), studdents 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 not required). Prerequisite: Students must take and pass the math and reading comprehension placement test. Pick up a Placement Test Referral Form from the Continuing Education Registration Desk in Bladen Hall, Room 126. Text required.
Continuing Education Level
Continuing Ed - Open Classes