Professional Pharmacy Technician

Learn the fundamentals and particulars of becoming a pharmacy technician. Discover various drug classes, basic physiology, drug interactions and daily pharmacy operations with Mark David. Train to effectively assist in pharmaceutical preparations and complete daily required tasks in any pharmacy environment.  Training is geared towards those interested in becoming pharmacy technicians, pre–pharmacy students, pharmacy technicians who have not yet passed the national certification exam, or those with a healthcare background looking to strengthen their current skills.  Practice and understand math concepts and calculations needed to become a certified pharmacy technician.  You will participate in a 60 hour hands-on externship in a pharmacy setting.  MK Education will find pharmacy placement proper paperwork has been submitted.    

 

Prerequisites: High School Diploma or equivalent, high school math and reading comprehension, and the ability to read and write the English language.  Individuals with prior drug convictions or other felonies may be prohibited from obtaining certification, employment, and/or license.   For licensing questions, please contact the Illinois State Board of Pharmacy at 217-557-8786.

Students will receive their textbook as an e-book for assigned readings as well as a hard copy workbook.  Internet accessibility is essential to successful completion of the program.  Strongly recommend access to a laptop, desktop, or tablet for reading material.

Sat Sep 10–Jan 21
Classroom: Sep 10–Dec 17
9am–4:30pm
Externship: Dec 19–Jan 20
HCS 770 003Z
$2,299 (payment plan available)
Location: BTCE
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9am-4:30pm
Deadline: Sep 2

Please note: This program does not include the Certification Exam. 

FREE Online Pharmacy Technician Information Session

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To register by phone, call 217/351-2235

 

 

 

 

 

Please note: Upon completion of the training and licensing with the state, you will need to be able to produce your original high school diploma or GED equivalency certificate.  Copies are not accepted by the Licensing Board.

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For more information on the ExCPT Certification, please visit: nationaltechexam.org or for the PTCB Exam: ptcb.org.

 

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