Mode of learning : Online - Instructor Lead(LVC)
Domain / Subject : Medical/Healthcare/Pharma
Function : General
Duration : 330 Hours
Difficulty : Medium
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 students with an instructor for one-on-one assistance and may include a 40- 100 hour externship. Please view specifics in the Details section.
All materials are included. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.
Upon completion of this program, you'll be able to:
This program is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers and can be taken on either a Mac or a PC; however, most medical offices currently use PCs. A high-speed Internet connection is recommended. Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this program.
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If you're interested in becoming a pharmacy technician, this program is for you! No health care or medical office work experience is required to take this program. You should be proficient in keyboarding (approximately 35 words per minute), have a basic understanding of a word-processing computer program (Microsoft Word is recommended), and have a command of English grammar and punctuation.
Students are encouraged to have a basic understanding of high school math including percents and proportions at the algebra level. This program will provide a review of fractions and decimals, in addition to covering more advanced pharmacy equations. In order to sit for the national certification exam, candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent; therefore, it's recommended you have this before enrolling for this program.
To participate in the CVS or Walgreens externships, students must not have a criminal record. Background checks will be conducted prior to the student's admittance into the externship program.
All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace.
Orientation to Pharmacy
Pharmacy Law and Ethics
Medical and Pharmaceutical Terminology
Insurance and Inventory Procedures
Final Comprehensive Exam
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