Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technicians assist registered pharmacist in dispensing medications and other health care products to patients. They work in institutional and community pharmacies. Job duties include working with third party and doctor's offices in resolving adjudication of patients' insurance or state funding programs. Pharmacy Technicians often do the routine tasks associated with preparing prescribed medication and providing drugs to patients. They may also compound medications, process verbal prescriptions,respond to doctor calls, coordinate expense and medication orders, handle returns and expired credits, and oversee non-licensed pharmacy management.

835-103 - Student Success
Students should take this course prior to or during the first semester of their program. This is an institutional requirement for all students.

Note: Semester schedules are displayed in the recommended order of completion. However, classes may be taken in any order, providing course and/or program pre-requisites and co-requisites are satisfied.

First Semester - Summer
  Course Number Course Title Credits
  536-302 Pharmacy Practice Orientation 1
Second Semester - Fall
  Course Number Course Title Credits
  536-312 Therapeutic Agents 4
  536-322 Pharmacy Calculations 2
  536-332 Pharmacy Practice 2
  501-101 Medical Terminology 3
  501-107 Intro to Healthcare Computing 2
  801-390 Communicatn-Health Professions 2
Third Semester - Spring
  Course Number Course Title Credits
  536-342 Prescription Processing 3
  536-352 Pharmacy Customer Service 2
  536-362 Pharmaceutical Preparations 4
  536-372 Payment Processing 2
  536-382 Pharmacy Clinical Practice 2