Pharmacy Technician

Program Information
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The Pharmacy Technician Program prepares graduates to perform essential functions in various areas of pharmacy practice including retail, hospital, long-term care, home-health care, physician office pharmacies and specialized areas of pharmacy. The program provides employers with a competent technician to assist the pharmacist within their scope of practice and to perform necessary unsupervised daily tasks including basic to extensive medication preparation, dosage calculations, compounding, IV admixture, patient information maintenance, inventory and quality control.
Take COL-101.
 
 
Take PHM-101, PHM-103, PHM-110, PHM-111, PHM-112, PHM-113, PHM-114, PHM-124, PHM-151, PHM-175, PHM-250
 
 

Information/Programs

 View Specific Programs and Course Requirements Below:

  1. Pharmacy Technician Certificate

Overview

The Pharmacy Technician Program prepares graduates to perform essential functions in various areas of pharmacy practice including retail, hospital, long-term care, home-health care, physician office pharmacies and specialized areas of pharmacy. The program provides employers with a competent technician to assist the pharmacist within their scope of practice and to perform necessary unsupervised daily tasks including basic to extensive medication preparation, dosage calculations, compounding, IV admixture patient information maintenance, inventory and quality control.

Students in a pharmacy lab and in local pharmacies build proficiency in pharmacy processes and procedures such as procuring, manipulating, and preparing drugs for dispensing.
The Pharmacy Technician Program is nationally accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Graduates are eligible to apply for state certification after completing 1,000 work hours and passing the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam given by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

Information Sessions for Pharm Tech

Sessions are held in Health Sciences Building, room 306 (you only need to attend one):

Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 2pm
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 3pm

Important Information

Verified Credentials (PDF)
Notice of Completion (PDF)


 

Pharmacy Technician
 

Contact Info

Pharmacy Technician
Carol Blanton, Program Director

Phone: (864) 592-4242

E-mail:blantonc@sccsc.edu

Admission Procedures for SCC Health Programs

 

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