Pharmacy Technician (Voucher Included)

George Mason University

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Career Training Program
Program Code: GES117
Hours: 400
Fees: $2095.00 USD


Learn the skills you need to become a pharmacy tech in a hospital or retail setting with the Pharmacy Technician Online Certification Training Program. You'll gain the skills and knowledge to qualify for entry-level positions in pharmacies, and you'll be prepared for national certification.

This program pairs you with an instructor for one-on-one assistance. Upon successfully completing your program, you may qualify for a 40 to 100-hour externship. For more information, view the "Details" section.

All materials are included. Upon completion of this program, you will be prepared to sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE), offered by Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). The registration fee for this exam is included with this program.

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Prepares You For...

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE)

What You'll Learn...

You will learn to function as an important member of the pharmacy team by providing excellent customer service and distributing medical prescriptions.

Competency Checklist:
Upon completing this program, you will know how to:
  • Understand the laws that govern pharmacy, whether federal or state-mandated
  • Discuss the HIPAA requirements and their application to the pharmacy
  • Interpret physician orders and prescriptions, and prepare and distribute medications
  • Define medical and pharmaceutical terms and common abbreviations
  • Understand the pharmacology of medications in relation to the anatomy affected
  • Perform pharmaceutical calculations
  • Process insurance billing or collect payments
  • Communicate successfully with patients and medical professionals

Job Outlook

You can expect to make an average of $42,910 as a Pharmacy Technician in your area.

pharmacy technician salary $30k

Companies hiring in your area include:

  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Harris Teeter
  • CVS Caremark
  • Target
  • Rite Aid Corporation

Skills for Success

  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacist Assistance
  • Customer Service
  • Organizational Skills

Career Opportunities

This program can prepare you for the following careers:

  • Health Technician / Technologist (Other)
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Pharmacy Aide
  • Medical Records Clerk / Technician
  • Nursing Assistant

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