Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program

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    Classes return this Fall.

    Are you looking for an exciting career in the medical field? Do you have a desire to work with people in a professional health environment? A health career as a Pharmacy Technician may be the career path for you!

    The health industry has a high demand for Pharmacy Technicians. This comprehensive course will prepare you to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam.

    Course content and tuition includes:

    • 50 classroom hours and 80 clinical hours
    • Pharmacy medical terminology and calculations
    • Reading and interpreting prescriptions
    • Defining generic and brand name drugs
    • Books and materials

    Details:

    Students who successfully complete the program qualify for a clinical externship
    at Walgreens.

    Interested candidates must attend an orientation and be assessed for literacy skills.

    Classes will resume in the Fall semester.

     

    Questions?

    Contact CTE Coordinator, Stephanie Kriebel at 650-558-2119 or skriebel@smuhsd.org.

     

    This class is presented by San Mateo Adult School and ACCEL San Mateo County.