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With good job prospects for a Pharmacy Technician, a certification will put you even further ahead! Learn how to prepare prescription labels, provide excellent customer service, and perform clerical duties all within a pharmacy setting.
Required to Earn Certification:
Course Topics: Learning Medical Terminology specific to pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions, defining drugs by generic and brand names, calculating dosages and I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, converting dosages, dispensing of prescriptions, controlling inventory, billing, and reimbursing insurance.
Prerequisites: Basic Math and Algebra is required to be able to calculate pharmaceutical calculations for this course.
Additional Info: Textbooks are included in the course fee.
Exam: The exam is included in the course. For information about the exam, visit: www.ptcb.org.. You will need a GED or high school diploma to be eligible for the exam. Any person convicted of a felony is not permitted to sit for the exam.