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Pharmacy Technology

Ashworth College

Description

This online course in Pharmacy Technology offers students a flexible online option for gaining the various skills that are needed for working with the various technological advances that are found in the field of pharmaceuticals.

Individuals who take this online pharmacy technology course will work towards developing a variety of skills in areas, such as:

  • Weighing
  • Measuring, Compounding, Reducing and blending ingredients accurately
  • Sterilization procedures
  • Preparing infusions and solutions
  • Using ratios, fractions and proportions

In this Pharmacy Technology course you will be able to learn the necessary skills that are needed for joining a respected profession that is growing quickly along with the boom in the health care industry in general.

These skills include:

  • Side effects
  • Dosage calculations
  • Administration methods of the major classes of drugs.


Outcomes

Once you have completed this program, you will have the knowledge that is needed for working as a pharmacy technician under a licensed pharmacists-completing tasks such as:

  • Measuring and counting medications
  • Getting physician authorizations
  • Calling insurance carriers
  • Tracking inventory
  • Updating account information
  • Printing prescription labels
  • Preparing third-party billing statements
  • Ordering OTC medications


Assessment

Students in this online Pharmacy Technology program will be assessed through the use of open book, online exams.

course quick facts
course code DED-PT
cost $549.00
estimated time to
complete course
24 Hours
course materials
available
365 Days