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CourseGraphic In about 70 hours, gain the training you need to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam and be well on your way to a new career. The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics predicts job growth in this field at 19 percent through 2024, with starting pay averaging $14 an hour. Work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, pharmacies and other health care settings. Learn medical terminology specific to your new occupation, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Find how to calculate dosages, IV flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, billing and reimbursement. The PTCB exam fee and voucher are included in the course fee.

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22 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Wed

TMCC Red Mountain Bldg.

TBA Staff 



Please read:  Textbook is included in course fee. The PTCB national certification exam cost is inlcuded in the course fee. No student externship is offered as part of this program. WDCE recommends that a student has: a high school diploma, 8th grade reading/math level, effective test taking skills and high level communication skills. More info:



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Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/24/2018 - 12/5/2018 Weekly - Mon, Wed 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Reno, TMCC Red Mountain Bldg.  Map TBA Staff 

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