East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program and Technical Center

Pharmacy Technician

Location

 

East San Gabriel Valley ROP/TC

1501 Del Norte Street, West Covina, CA  91790

 

8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

 

Ms. Moore

 

Upcoming Period of Enrollment

Now through 4/16/2018

Monday -  Friday

 

Certificate Program Description

The Pharmacy Technician is a valuable assistant to retail or hospital pharmacists. Graduates will be capable of performing all duties of a Pharmacy Technician. Graduates may accept positions from entry-level after their graduation. Graduates must become licensed by the California Board of Pharmacy to practice as a Pharmacy Technician in the state of California.

 

Career Outcomes

Students, who successfully complete 720 hours of classroom instruction and 180 of externship with a grade of 70% or better, are eligible to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE).

 

Admission Requirements

  • High school graduate or GED.
  • Pass a mandatory criminal background check and drug screen.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old on or before the expected graduation date.
  • Livescan
  • Entrance Assessment

Program Outline

 

 

CR

LAB

EXTERN

INTRO I

Basic Math Skills

 

30

 

 

INTRO II

Pharmacy Terminology & Abbreviations

30

 

 

INTRO III

Pharmacy Math Conversions & Calculations

30

 

 

MODULE A

Administration of Medications and Pharmacology of the Endocrine/Lymphatic Systems

 

60

30

 

MODULE B

Aspects of Retail Pharmacy and Pharmacology of the Nervous System

 

60

30

 

MODULE C

History and Ethics of Pharmacy and Pharmacology of the Respiratory System & Nuclear Oncology Pharmacy Practice

 

60

30

 

MODULE D

Infection Control, Medication Errors and Alternative Medicine and Pharmacology of the Integumentary System and Senses

 

60

30

 

MODULE E

Administrative Aspects of the Pharmacy Technician & Pharmacology of the G.I. and Muscular System

 

60

30

 

MODULE F

Aspects of Hospital Pharmacy and Pharmacology of the Urinary and Reproductive System

 

60

30

 

MODULE G

Home Health Care, Pharmacy Operations and Pharmacology of the Cardiovascular, Circulatory and Skeletal System

 

60

30

 

MODULE X

Clinical Externship

 

 

180

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTALS

510

210

180

 

 

900

 

Tuition and Fees

Financial Aid Options