RCC Hybrid Pharmacy Technician Course to Begin Sept. 12

ASHEBORO (August 22, 2017)

Randolph Community College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division will offer a “Pharmacy Technician Hybrid” course beginning Tuesday, Sept. 12 in a hybrid format, which means a combination of online and in-person class sessions.

This 100-hour hybrid class prepares students to sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) and enter the field as a Pharmacy Technician I. This class will cover medical terminology, identifying drugs by generic and brand names, interpreting prescriptions, calculating dosages, etc. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic supervised dispensing techniques in a variety of pharmacy settings and be prepared for national certification examination. Requires successful completion of entrance exam assessing basic math.

The course will run Sept. 12 – Nov. 14 with Tuesday sessions meeting from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Room 117 of the Administration/Education Center on the Asheboro Campus.

Tuition is $180, plus the cost of a book. (Book required: The Pharmacy Technician, Foundations & Practices (with Access Code), ISBN# 9780133943467. Can be purchased in RCC Bookstore for $171.68.)

Some scholarships are available. Students should call RCC at 336-633-0268 for more information and to register.