Pharmacy Technician

pharmacy technician

Pharmacy Technician

The pharmacy technician program is a challenging curriculum that offers students real world hands-on training in the out-patient and in-patient settings of pharmacy. Upon completion of the program you can gain National Certification as a Pharmacy Technician and register with the State of Florida. This program is competency based and is eligible for articulated college credit.*

Program Mission

The mission of this program is to enhance patient care, reduce medication errors, promote wellness, and to provide quality patient care.

Program Content

Computer Skills
Medical Terminology
Pharmacology
Communication Skills
Compounding of Medications
Intravenous admixtures

Industry Certifications and Licenses

Pharmacy Technician Certification
Basic Life Support (BLS) & Basic First Aid


Accreditation


ashp logo

American Society of Health System Pharmacists
7272 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
(866) 279-0681

Gainful Employment Information

Pharmacy Technician Gainful Employment

Central Florida Wage Statistics

Average Entry Wage: $10.74 | Average Wage: $16.09
**Statistics are only a guide and should not be the sole factor in your career decision.

Source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity**


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Kissimmee & St. Cloud


Full Time:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cost

Estimated program cost $4,681 in tuition, lab fees, certifications, and other fees.

Instructor(s)

Gail Brown
Verender.Brown@osceolaschools.net

Brenda Ramey
Brenda.Ramey@osceolaschools.net

Program Number

H170500

Program Requirements

TABE Test
Reading 10, Language 10, Math 11
High School Diploma or GED
Background Check
Drug Screen
Annual Physical Examination and Immunizations

Program Commitment

1050 Hours

Occupational Completion Points

Basic Health Care Worker - 90 hours
Pharmacy Technician 1 - 360 hours
Pharmacy Technician 2 - 300 hours
Pharmacy Technician 3 - 300 hours
*Successful completion of an OCP may qualify a student for employment.

Program Textbooks*

*BLS & Basic First Aid books are borrowed from Emergency Services for the day, not purchased.

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