Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Tech 1 Program:
The Pharmacy Technician I program is a new one year program open to rising 12th graders. The program is a combination of coursework, lab work and experiential work. Upon completion of the program, the student will have the opportunity to sit for the PTCE (Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam), which offers a national certification. The program will offer a strong foundation in pharmacology, math, science, and pharmacy practice. This will enable the students to begin their career as a pharmacy technician with the skills needed to succeed or further their education in a variety of allied healthcare and medical fields including pharmacist, nursing, medical research and development, medical assistant and medical doctor.

Course Work:

Medical terminology

Anatomy and Physiology


Top 200 Drugs

Mathematical Calculations

Pharmacy Practice and Regulations

Mock pharmacy lab work

Clinical Practical Experience:
Students will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of work experiences in the community. 
American Heart Association CPR/BLS with AED
Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Exam
National Pharmacy Technician Certification – CPhT (upon successful completion of PTCE)
HIPPA certificationLink to picture of a pharmacy

Student Leadership Organization:
The mission of HOSA Future Health Professionals is to enhance the delivery of
 compassionate quality healthcare by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all healthcare occupations education students, therefore, helping the students to meet the needs of the healthcare industry.

Admission Criteria:
 All applicants will be scored using a rubric of readiness based on the preferred successful completion of the following high school courses: Algebra I and/or II, Biology and English 11. 

1. Deadline for admissions is February 1, 2020


2. Applications will be accepted for rising 12th

3. Acceptable grades, discipline and attendance

4. Criminal background check and drug testing

5. Students must meet CPR, health and
     immunization requirements.

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Instructor: Crystal Maxwell