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Pharmacy Technician

The Pharmacy Technician Program offered at Lynwood Community Adult School is a self-paced, online career training course.

During the course of this program, you will learn the skills and procedures commonly performed by pharmacy technicians in hospitals, retail pharmacies and pharmacy laboratories, including how to perform pharmaceutical calculation, prescription processing, drug labeling and dispensing over the counter pharmaceuticals. Upon completion of the online coursework, you will complete an internship at a local pharmacy. 

Pharmacy Technicians routinely perform a variety of tasks, including:

  • Collecting prescription information needed to fill prescriptions
  • Measure amounts of medication for prescriptions
  • Package and label prescriptions
  • Organize inventory and alert pharmacists of any shortages of medications and supplies
  • Accept payment for prescriptions and process insurance claims
  • Answer phone calls from customers

 

Duration

This is a self-paced course that could take anywhere from 6 to 9 months to complete.

Program Includes

  • 240 hours of self-paced online modules
  • 100 Externship hours

Cost

$1,200

*Full fee must be paid prior to starting the course

Prerequisites

  • High School Diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency 
  • Keyboarding (40 WPM) 
    • Course fee: $25.00
  • Health Exam with TB Clearance
  • Criminal Background Clearance

Next Start Date

Open Enrollment

Course Location

Online

 

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