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Pharmacy Technician

Start a new career in the healthcare industry in just one semester! 

This 240-hour program consists of theory and clinical preparation for employment in a pharmaceutical setting.  Topics include medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmaceutical settings, duties and responsibilities of a pharmacy technician, pharmaceutical terms, abbreviations and symbols; metric and apothecary systems, record-keeping, dispensing prescriptions, and the manufacturing, packaging, and labeling of drug products. Successful course completion qualifies students to apply to the California Board of Pharmacy for a Registered Pharmacy Technician license. To enroll, a student must be 18 years of age or older; must have a US high school diploma or HSE certificate (GED or HiSET). Foreign high school diplomas are welcomed as long as they are translated into English by an accredited agency. Candidates must be able to speak, read, and write English fluently.

Externship program available for qualified Pharmacy Technician

Instructor SectionLocation Class Dates                                           DaysHoursFee                Prerequisite  
Karchai6080OAS-4Aug 20, 2018 –  Dec 20, 2018M-Th and5:30 pm – 8:30 pm$1,050       ESL Level 5
Karchai6080OAS-1TBDSat (Varied)*9:00 pm – 1:00 pm        –           

*See 2018/19 Pharmacy Technician Calendar for Saturday schedule.

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