Prepare to effectively assist in pharmaceutical preparations, complete daily required tasks in the general pharmacy environment, and get ready for the pharmacy technician certification examination. 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. Review various pharmacy practice settings, drug information, basic physiology, and daily pharmacy operations. Practice math concepts and calculations needed to become a nationally certified pharmacy technician.
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 217-782-8556.
Mon/Wed Jan 27-May 7, 2014
(no class Mar 24 & 26)
Fee: $1399 (Payment Plan available)
Deadline: Jan 20
Please note: This program does not include the Certification Exam.
Need more information about the program?
To register, 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.