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NSCC Corporate & Professional Education

Pharmacy Tech

in Health Care

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Calendar Next session starts Jan 1, 2022
Pharmacy Technician: Online The need for Pharmacy Technicians continues to grow with demand expected to increase substantially through 2024. Technicians work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other healthcare settings. Approximately 400,000 technicians will be employed by the year 2024 to meet our nation's growing healthcare demands. Learn pharmacy medical terminology, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining generic and brand names drugs and much, much more. Prepares you to enter the pharmacy field and to pursue certification including the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board's PTCB exam(s): Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) and National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Pharmacy Technician Associate Certification (PTAC). After successful completion of this program you are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study in order to gain valuable hands-on experience. Note: Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility. Proof of a Covid 19 Vaccine is required. Cost includes required textbook. Exam not included in the cost. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED.

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