Pharmacy technicians work in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other healthcare settings under the supervision of a registered pharmacist.
Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names.
- Dosage calculations
- I.V. flow rates
- Drug compounding
- Dose conversions
- Dispensing of prescriptions
- Inventory control
- Billing and reimbursement
To be eligible for MCC’s Pharmacy Technician Certificate program, students must:
- Be a minimum age of 18 years old
- Possess a high school diploma, GED or HiSet