Pharmacy Technician

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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN – #8305/#8306
Pharmacy Syllabus
Pharmacy Pacing Guide
Pharmacy Flyer

ABOUT:

  • One-year program that provides students an in-depth exposure to the pharmaceutical industry
  • Students will take the National Certification Exam, upon completion they will be qualified to register with the Virginia Board of Pharmacy to work in the state of Virginia
  • Those in the industry on the Virginia Peninsula have identified Pharmacy Technician as their number one are of employment need
  • Job growth for pharmacy technicians will be twice the average for all occupations in Virginia

STUDENT STUDY:OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
Preparing and dispensing prescriptions
Compounding medications
Preparing intravenous medications
Stocking medications
Repackaging medications
Communication and customer service skills
Brand and Generic medications schedules and classifications

PREREQUISITES:
Seniors Only Completion of Algebra I and English 10 with a grade of “B” or above
CAMPUS LOCATION: Woodside Lane, Newport News
SESSIONS: 
A.M and P.M
CLASS SIZE: 
20 per Session
CREDENTIALS: ExCPT National Certification Exam
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS: Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)

Program Fees: 
Lab Coat$25.00
Technician Certification Prep Pack$75.00
CPR/BLS$60.00
Student Organization Fee$17.00

INSTRUCTOR: Angela Stroble, CPhT, angela.stroble@nhrec.org (757)874-4444 ext. 9-5515
BIO:
30 years of experience in the Pharmacy Technician industry
She has been employed at New Horizons for over 5 years
She has been employed in retail, hospital, and home health settings.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:
Pharmacy Technician

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABUSINESS PARTNERS:
Wal-Mart
VCU School of Pharmacy
Rite-Aid Pharmacy

POST-SECONDARY PARTNERS:
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy