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Pharmacy Technician (PTCB Exam) (Online)

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The need for Pharmacy Technicians continues to grow with demand expected to increase substantially through 2024. Technicians work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other healthcare settings. This high demand for pharmacy technicians is the result of a multitude of factors including the constant availability of new drugs, the national shortage of registered pharmacists, the establishment of certified pharmacy technicians, and the aging population. Approximately 400,000 technicians will be employed by the year 2024 to meet our nation’s growing healthcare demands.

This comprehensive course will prepare learners to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Content includes pharmacy medical terminology, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining generic and brand names drugs and much, much more.  This program will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and to pursue certification including the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam.

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This online program is open enrollment so you can register at anytime and then work at your own pace through the program.  Upon enrollment, you will be provided with an online portal that provides you with reading chapters, flashcards, videos and one-on-one instruction that will all help you to move through the program.  Typically this program takes eight weeks to complete, however, you will have access to the portal for six months.

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0 Session(s)

Condensed Curriculum

Condensed Curriculum 

Start Date:upon registration



Please read:  This class is a self-paced online program.  Once registered, the books will be mailed out to you and you will be given access to an online portal consisting of flashcards, videos, and other resources to help you study for the Pharmacy Technician Board Exam. Students are encouraged to complete the program in eight weeks.



Registration Closes On
Wednesday, May 10, 2023 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
N/A - Online Condensed Curriculum 

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