HLT 144 : Pharmacy Technician I

The course includes an orientation to the role and working environment of the pharmacy technician in inpatient and outpatient settings; the legal responsibilities and technical activities and skills of the pharmacy technician; introduction to the pharmaceutical sciences and functions of a pharmacy technician in healthcare; role of the pharmacy technician, areas of specialization in field, technical standards, state registration requirements and employment opportunities, and preparation for Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification exam. In addition to the onsite laboratory instruction students must successfully demonstrate entry level skills of the pharmacy technician during a 30 hour clinical supervised by a pharmacist. Five hours of lecture and four laboratory hours per week. Fall
    Student acquisition of knowledge and skills described above will be assessed through objective examinations aligned with competency areas of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), practical examinations of psychomotor skills, and assessment of the student performance at clinical site rotation under supervision of a pharmacist. Students will be eligible to take the national certificate examination (PTCB).




Instructional support fee applies.