Continuing Professional Education

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician in a drug store

A Pharmacy Technician is the assistant to the Pharmacist in a variety of settings including Retail Pharmacy, Hospital Pharmacy, the Insurance industry and the Pharmaceutical Sales industry.  Offshoots include working with Electronic Medical Records and IT opportunities within large hospital organizations. It is the job of the pharmacy technician to ensure the pharmacy operates efficiently and safely.

A Career as a Pharmacy Technician

The ideal candidate will be dependable, detail oriented, and trustworthy. Licensed Pharmacy technicians will be expected to be mature, have good communications skills, be able to cooperate with a pharmacy team. Some aptitude in math will be required as well as the ability to prioritize tasks. Some computer skills will be required and the ability to type a plus. This program will prepare you for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam $129.00 (PTCB) This license is currently a requirement to work in 24 states, and is recognized in all 50 states as the standard providing a higher wage and access to a wider array of careers in those states.

September 4, 2019 - December 4, 2019

Course fee: $750 plus textbook and workbook 

"The Pharmacy Technician" ISBN 13:978-1-61731-4872

Class meets on Mondays and Wednesdays with Instructor

Leanne Haley-Brown, B.S., RPh

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm* Building C - Room 228

Niagara County Community College, Sanborn NY

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For more information, please call: Elzbieta Orlowski 716-614-6213 or 716-614-6236