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2021 - 2022 Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Pharmacy Technician: Entry Level Pharmacy Technician, C.T.C.


CAREER AND TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
DIVISION: ALLIED HEALTH
 
The entry-level Pharmacy Technician program will prepare students for practice as entry-level pharmacy technicians in a variety of contemporary settings (e.g., community, hospital, home care, long-term care) and for the national certification exam. 
 
The College also offers a Certificate of Technical Studies program in Pharmacy Technician: Advanced-level Pharmacy Technician.  Learn more about this program.  
 
Student Learning Outcomes:
 
Upon successful completion of the Pharmacy Technician Entry-Level Career and Technical Certificate program, the learner will be able to:
 
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply critical thinking skills related to math, pharmacology, and pharmacy operations needed for an entry-level pharmacy technician (SLO #1)
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply the communication and customer service skills needed for interactions with patients and other healthcare professionals (SLO #2)
  • Accurately perform pharmaceutical calculations applicable to entry-level pharmacy technician positions in community and institutional pharmacy settings (SLO #3)
  • Apply the laws governing the practice of pharmacy at the state and federal levels (SLO #4)
  • Transcribe, fill, and distribute prescriptions for medication in both the community and institutional pharmacy settings under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist (SLO #5)
 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 18


NOTE:


See Graduation Requirements .

Students planning to pursue a baccalaureate program should contact that receiving institution for determination of course transferability. A listing of Delgado courses can be found by following this link: Transfer List 

Suggested Sequence


Total: 6 credit hours


Total: 9 credit hours


Total: 3 credit hours


TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 18