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The access link will be emailed to you late the night before to download.
Asynchronous ONLINE Class (with optional discussion/questions on Saturdays)
Learn online whenever and wherever it is convenient for you.
Access your class on your:
Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, or Smart Phone!
Dates: August 15th - October 3rd
**Optional discussion/questions on Saturdays
**No discussion/questions on September 5th - Labor Day Weekend
Times: 10:00am-12:00pm (Saturdays - optional)
Class Cost: $675 (Includes textbook)
**Textbooks to be picked up before class start date - an email will be sent with a date/time for textbook pickup
The Pharmacy Technician course is designed to prepare students to assist and support licensed pharmacists in providing health care and medications to patients. Students will obtain a broad knowledge of pharmacy practice, and Pharmacy Law skilled in the techniques required to order, stock, package, prepare and dispense medications under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist.
There will be a research project to complete during week 5 and 6 of the class duration.
You will be required to pass your Fresh Start Healthcare final exam with an 80% in order to successfully complete this class.
Certificate will be provided within 14 business days upon successful completion of the course. DO NOT COUNT WEEKENDS OR HOLIDAYS.
Student will be eligible to apply for the national (ExCPT/PTCB) examination.
Prerequisites: 17yrs old to take class
*Exams require you to be 18yrs old and have a high school diploma or GED
Additional Requirements: Recommended (but not required) that participants be a Medication Aide (32hr or 68hr)
License Renewal annually per Virginia Board of Pharmacy
**Cost Not included
National Certification requires online renewal every 2 years per PTCB or ExCPT
**Cost Not included
Employment Opportunities: Retail, Long-Term Care, Hospital, Pharmacy Computer Software, Drug Wholesalers