Pharmacy Technician Professional
Online ASHP/ACPE-accredited Pharmacy Technician Training for Employees
The Penn Foster ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Technician Professional Program prepares learners to sit for two industry-recognized certification exams and become a certified pharmacy technician. The curriculum provides learners with the strategies, procedures, knowledge, and management skills needed to work effectively as entry-level pharmacy technicians in any pharmacy setting. The online courses include interactive and engaging exercises with hands-on practical labs and real-world simulations that help learners prepare for the required 160-hour hands-on training externship.
Prepare your employees for the following certification exams:
Pharmacy Technician Professional Curriculum
Average completion time: 8-12 mo
The Pharmacy Technician Training Program is accredited by ASHP and aligned to meet industry standards, ensuring your learners build essential skills while preparing to become certified pharmacy technicians. Penn Foster's online course covers topics including:
- Career readiness
- Drug classifications
- Pharmacy law and regulations
- Pharmaceutical math calculations
- Sterile and nonsterile compounding
- Basics of medication safety
- Bill and reimbursement processes
- Pharmacy management software
Our Proven Training Model
Real World Credentials
PTCB-approved pharmacy technician certification prep program prepares your workers to sit for the PTCE and ExCPT exams.
This online training program prepares learners for support roles in retail and hospital pharmacy settings.
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