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Pharmacy Technician

This comprehensive 50-hour course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB examination. Technicians work in hospitals, community pharmacies, and other health care settings, working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, and billing and reimbursement. Prerequisite: high school diploma or high school equivalent/GED. Required textbook is included in tuition. Pharmacy Technician FAQ's

Tuition: $1,299 includes books and materials

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Registration forms and full payment are due by March 8, 2016.

Apply for the Onondaga Civic Development Corporation Scholarship for non-credit courses.  Applications and required documents are due no later than Monday, March 7, 2016. 
Download the OCDC CE16SP Pharm Tech Application. 

Email workforce@sunyocc.edu for information.

Questions? Call 498-2884.

Tues/Thurs March 22 - May 10, 2016, 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm.