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Pharmacy Tech

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Pharmacy technicians assist licensed pharmacists by performing duties that do not require the professional
skills and judgments of a board certified pharmacist. These duties include preparing prescriptions, ordering
supplies, maintaining patient records and billing, and maintaining inventory. Pharmacy technicians may also
be called upon to mix pharmaceutical preparations under the direction and supervision of the pharmacist.
They are also responsible for assisting in the care and cleaning of pharmacy equipment. This may include
sterilizing bottles, beakers, and other glassware according to prescribed methods. Another important role of
a pharmacy technician is to receive and screen prescription drug orders for completeness and accuracy.
This increases the need for a pharmacy technician to be able to prepare and distribute medications in a
variety of health system settings. They need to have a broad knowledge of pharmacy practice and be able to
use pharmaceutical and medical terms, abbreviations, and symbols appropriately. To be a successful
Pharmacy Technician, an individual must be able to understand basic math concepts to calculate dosages of
medicine, compute ratios, and understand math conversions.
Drug Screen required. The drug screen must be dated no earlier than 45 days before the first day of class.
The drug screen is the responsibility of the student and must be turned in 2 weeks before the first day of
class.**All students are enrolled provisionally, pending completion of the drug screen.*

Class Details

35 Session(s)
Weekly - Mon, Wed

EMCC Mayhew

Elizabeth Murphy 



Registration Closes On
Monday, July 8, 2024 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 09/02/2024)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
7/15/2024 - 11/13/2024 Weekly - Mon, Wed 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Mayhew, EMCC Mayhew  Map Elizabeth Murphy 

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Pharmacy Tech
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