Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program

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Pharmacy Technicians assist licensed pharmacists in providing medication, medical devices or products, and customer service to patients. Pharmacy Technicians may also perform tasks related to preparing or compounding patient medication, communicating with physician offices or insurance companies, and other administrative pharmaceutical duties. Pharmacy Technicians are a vital team member in retail, mail order and hospital pharmacies.

The Pharmacy Technician Certificate includes theory and a pharmacy tour during the three-month program. Students will learn dosage forms and classifications, pharmacy laws and regulations, prescription processing, drug information references, alternative medicine, repackaging and compounding, and over-the-counter medicines. Students will also learn names, actions, uses, and doses of medication with emphasis on medication safety, error prevention, and mathematics. HIPAA security and privacy basics as it relates to the profession are also covered. Individuals interested in starting a career in the medical field, nursing or pharmacy school applicants, or those looking to develop skills may benefit from this program. This certificate program will assist students in preparing for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) exam. Exam fee and textbook are additional. Textbook is required at the first class meeting and is available at the KSU Center Bookstore.

Prerequisite: High School Diploma or equivalency. Complete Skills Assessment and submit Program Application. Working knowledge of computers and access to computer and Internet are required.

Skills Assessment & Program Application are located online. Click for instructions. You will be directed to the program application after completing the Skills Assessment.

View the Application & FAQs page for the Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program.
For more information, email cehealthcare@kennesaw.edu

New programs begin in February and August.

Class Details

16 Sessions
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Location : Multiple Location : 
  KSU Center
  Off-site.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Lydia Lin  2.Deb Hazen  3.Tim Sanders  4.No Instructor   
 5.Marina Levandoski 

CEUs : 6.5

Fee: 

$1,799.00


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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
5/1/2017 - 5/1/2017 Weekly - Mon 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Kennesaw, KSU Center  Map, Room: 207 Lydia Lin 
5/3/2017 - 5/3/2017 Weekly - Wed 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Kennesaw, KSU Center  Map, Room: 207 Tim Sanders 
5/4/2017 - 5/4/2017 Weekly - Thu 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Kennesaw, KSU Center  Map, Room: 207 Lydia Lin 
5/8/2017 - 5/8/2017 Weekly - Mon 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Kennesaw, KSU Center  Map, Room: 242 Lydia Lin 
5/10/2017 - 5/10/2017 Weekly - Wed 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Kennesaw, KSU Center  Map, Room: 242 Lydia Lin 
5/11/2017 - 5/11/2017 Weekly - Thu 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Kennesaw, Off-site  Map, Room: Offsite Tim Sanders 
5/15/2017 - 5/15/2017 Weekly - Mon 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Kennesaw, KSU Center  Map, Room: 242 Tim Sanders 
5/17/2017 - 5/17/2017 Weekly - Wed 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Kennesaw, KSU Center  Map, Room: 242 Tim Sanders 
5/18/2017 - 5/18/2017 Weekly - Thu 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Kennesaw, KSU Center  Map, Room: 242 Deb Hazen 
5/22/2017 - 5/22/2017 Weekly - Mon 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Kennesaw, KSU Center  Map, Room: 242 Marina Levandoski 
5/24/2017 - 5/24/2017 Weekly - Wed 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Kennesaw, KSU Center  Map, Room: 242 Tim Sanders 
5/26/2017 - 5/26/2017 Weekly - Fri 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Kennesaw, KSU Center  Map, Room: 242 Lydia Lin 
6/5/2017 - 6/5/2017 Weekly - Mon 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Kennesaw, KSU Center  Map, Room: 242 Tim Sanders 
6/7/2017 - 6/7/2017 Weekly - Wed 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM Kennesaw, KSU Center  Map, Room: 242 Tim Sanders 
6/8/2017 - 6/8/2017 Weekly - Thu 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM Kennesaw, KSU Center  Map, Room: 242 Tim Sanders 
6/12/2017 - 6/12/2017 Weekly - Mon 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Kennesaw, KSU Center  Map, Room: 212 No Instructor 

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