Pharmacy Tech Online Program
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The Pharmacy Tech Self-Paced Online Program Prepares you for the PTCB National Board Certification.
Gain the Skills Needed to Perform your Best in the Community and Institutional Pharmacy Setting!
Online Program Features
True Self Paced Online Class
Our Program can be taken Anywhere at Anytime. Whether you need to get your PTCB National Board Certification Credential or Looking for a New Healthcare Career, the AlliedRx Pharmacy Tech Program is the Right Choice.
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Interactive Learning Modules
Our interactive learning modules consists of learning gamification, memory recall activities, matching and more.
We expand beyond the traditional “paper and pencil” teaching methods and focus on learning content to keep you engaged, focused and ready for the PTCB examination.
Stay on Track to Course Completion and Graduation with course alerts and more.
Get Real Time Feedback on your progress and strengthen areas based on topic.
Apply your knowledge in a simulated pharmacy environment where you can process patient prescriptions, assist with pharmacy insurance billing and more!
14 Week Program
$46,980 Avg. US Salary
The Pharmacy Technician Training Program is consists of a didactic, simulated and experiential skills*
*Starting July 1, 2022, additional information to be posted Summer 2022
Purpose: Pharmacy Technician prepares students to order, stock, package, prepare and dispense medications under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Students will prepare to take the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examinations in order to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), blending medicine, math and chemistry, our Certificate Program prepares you for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam and State Licensure in Virginia, Maryland and Indiana
Occupational Objectives: Pharmacy technicians work in the following types of pharmacies: hospitals, retail, home health care, nursing homes, clinics, nuclear medicine, and mail order. Pharmacy technicians can be employed with medical insurance companies, pharmacy software companies, drug manufacturing and wholesale companies, food processing companies, and as instructors in pharmacy technician training programs. Currently, hospital, home health care, and retail pharmacies hire the majority of technicians.
Admission Requirements: Prospective students must be at least 18 years old to apply
Core Online Courses
Basic Pharmacy I
This course provides students with the basic foundation and principles of becoming a Pharmacy Technician. As a certified pharmacy technician, you are the liaison between medical professionals, doctors, pharmacists, insurance companies and patients. You will receive and verify prescriptions and prepare patient medication. Topics discussed includes but is not limited to ; inventory, healthcare ethics and privacy, prescription filing process, federal regulations effecting pharmacy, routes of administration, compounding, aseptic techniques, brand and generic drugs, SIG codes, billing and insurance claims for prescriptions.
This course presents the essential math calculations and skills used by the Certified Pharmacy Technician. Course topics include; conversions, measurements, drug preparations, and applications of equations required for IV delivery, unit doses, and preparation of solutions for adult and pediatric populations.
A pharmacy technician works closely with pharmacists in hospitals, drug and grocery stores, and other medical settings to help prepare and distribute medicines to patients. In many pharmacies, technicians:
- Screen prescription orders for accuracy and completeness;
- Prepare prescriptions – retrieve, count, pour, weigh, measure, and sometimes mix the medication;
- Perform calculations;
- Prepare medicines used to treat cancer;
- Perform medication reconciliation
- Assist in the management of investigational drug studies and;
- Use technology to help maintain accurate patient records, prepare and package medications, and place orders.
What is it like to work as a Pharmacy Technician?
State laws decide the activities that pharmacy technicians can perform. More detailed information about the roles and responsibilities of a pharmacy technician can be found on the Bureau of Labor Statistics website.