We have revised and expanded our Pharmacy Technician program to prepare student to take and pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam (PTCB) and become employed in the field. The class includes those topics necessary to be a successful, informed, caring partner in healthcare whether in a retail and/or institutional setting. Lectures and labs cover the basic principles and practices of a pharmacy, utilizing medical terminology, A&P, infection control, law and ethics as well as customer service. Thorough preparation for the PTCB includes review and practice test. Actual PTCB test is not included. Student enhance their resumes with clinical externship opportunities at local pharmacies and through our agreements with Walgreens and Atlantic Health Systems/Morristown Hospital. OSHA training is included. Textbook is included in the tuition.
PREREQUISITES: High school diploma or equivalent, acceptable score on the pre-entrance test