Pharmacy Technology

About

The Pharmacy Technology Program will prepare you to work as a Pharmacy Technician in wholesale or retail pharmacies, home health care, long term care facilities, or in the hospital setting. This program is designed to provide learning experiences and basic competencies that graduates will need for employment.  Students will learn to become skilled in medications, prescription preparation, reconstitution and IV preparation. Clinical training is provided in various work environments.  Upon completion of training, students will be prepared to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examinations (PTCE). This program is located at the Oneida extension site at 180 Eli Lane, Oneida, Tennessee.

 

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,008.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,378.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Pharmacy Technician1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Oneida Campus
180 Eli Lane
Oneida , TN 37841

Job Duties

Prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 10,840

Current job openings per year: 940

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
PHT 0001 - Worker Characteristic
PHT 1010 - Orientation
PHT 1020 - Keyboarding
PHT 1030 - Pharmacy Math
PHT 1040 - Pharmacy Practice and Lab
PHT 1050 - Top Drugs I
PHT 1060 - Pharmacology
PHT 1070 - Career Readiness
Second Trimester: 
PHT 0002 - Worker Characteristic
PHT 2010 - Law Ethics and HIPAA
PHT 2020 - Top Drugs II
PHT 2030 - Pharmacy Practice and Lab II
PHT 2040 - Pharmacology
PHT 2050 - Third Party Reimbursement
Third Trimester: 
PHT 0003 - Worker Characteristic
PHT 3010 - Clinical Trng & PTCE Exam Prep

Certifications

Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE)

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Nash Strunk
423-663-4900

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