Pharmacy Technology – Non Title IV

Description

This program provides instruction in how to assist the pharmacist in the packing and distribution of medication. Graduates can find employment in hospitals (private and government), nursing care facilities, private and chain drug stores, drug manufactures, wholesale drug houses and health maintenance organizations. Students will also study the professional and technical skills necessary for direct employment as a pharmacy technologist.  A Certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of this program. Outside work required.

Students who have successfully met all educational and institutional requirements for a Certificate in Pharmacy Technology at Southeastern Institute are eligible to have their names submitted to the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) to be considered as a candidate to sit for the Certified Pharmacy Technician examination (CPhT). In addition, students who have successfully met all educational and institutional requirements for a Certificate in Pharmacy Technology at Southeastern Institute are eligible to have their names submitted to the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy to register as a Pharmacy Technician.

Objectives

This program prepares students for an entry-level position as a pharmacy technician. The courses will provide the basic health care skills students can use as pharn1acy technicians.

Prerequisites

  • Have a High School Diploma or a GED
  • Pass the entrance examination
  • Background Check and Drug Screening where applicable

Program Outline

To receive a Certificate in Pharmacy Technology students must complete a total of 7.5 credit hours (284 Clock Hours). This Certificate program can be completed in 3 months for full-time students or in 5 months for part-time students.

Pharmacy Technology Courses (7.5 credit hours)  Credit Hours
Pharmacy Technology I 2.0
Pharmacy Technology II 2.0
Externship 3.5

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