Pharmacy Technician Certificate

Dates: October 3 - December 1, 2022

Meets: M and Th from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM *skip 11/24

Location: Cumming - City Hall 429

Registration Fee: $1,999.00

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The Pharmacy Technician Certification is a 60 hour course that prepares students to enter the pharmacy field and take the National Healthcareer Association ExCPT exam. Course content includes: pharmacy related medical terminology, history of pharmacy, pharmaceutical practices in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Through classroom lecture, students will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the "top 200 drugs", I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parental nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, and billing and reimbursement. This program includes 60 hours of classroom lecture and textbooks along with hands-on labs, CPR training and national exam.



Upon successful completion of the 60 hours of classroom instruction, students will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Pharmacy Technician (ExCPT) exam.



Criteria for Successful Completion: To receive a University of North Georgia Professional and Continuing Education certificate and CEUs, students must attend 80% of all class sessions, actively participate and complete a course evaluation, as well as pass all quizzes, midterm, and final exam with an average score of 75 or above.



To be eligible to sit for the ExCPT NHA exam, students must be an adult learner 18 years or older and have earned a high school diploma or GED. If you have earned your high school diploma outside of the US or have any other questions concerning these requirements, please reach out to NHA directly at 800-499-9092.



Students are expected:



1. To be on time for class. Attendance is taken at the beginning of every session.



2. To fully engage in the material, students should participate in class discussions and hands-on clinical labs. Attendance and participation make up 50% of student grade.



3. To achieve an average score of 75 or better on assignments, quizzes and the final exam. Quizzes and mid-term exam count for 25% of student grade. Final exam counts for 25% of student grade.



4. To wear black scrubs to each clinical lab session. As part of managing their professional image, students should practice appropriate patient communication skills and maintain positive interactions with the instructor, other students and any visiting "patients."



Dress Code: Black scrubs and closed toe shoes



For questions, please contact meagan.wright@ung.edu.








UNG does not endorse any specific providers of student loans. Below is one of many potential providers, but we encourage you to research other potential options for noncredit student loans.



The Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan is available for this course.



Cover the Cost of Your Tuition - You may use the Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan to cover your tuition. No origination fees and no prepayment penalty. 



 

Interest Rate - With the Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan  you have the flexibility to select a fixed or variable interest rate, and a choice of three repayment options.


 

Repayment Options - Flexible repayment options offer pay now or later. Choose an in-school repayment option that fits your needs or defer your payments until after school.


  • Make interest payments each month
  • Pay a fixed amount every month
  • Defer payments



 

Who May Apply - The Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan is a private, credit-based student loan for technical training or trade school, online courses, and other continuing education programs.









 

Fee: $1,999.00
Hours:60.00
CEUs:6.00

Cumming - City Hall 429

Carrie Hamilton

Date Day Time Location
10/03/2022Monday6 PM to 9:30 PM Cumming - City Hall 429
10/06/2022Thursday6 PM to 9:30 PM Cumming - City Hall 429
10/10/2022Monday6 PM to 9:30 PM Cumming - City Hall 429
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11/21/2022Monday6 PM to 9:30 PM Cumming - City Hall 429
11/24/2022Thursday6 PM to 9:30 PM Cumming - City Hall 429
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