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Pharmacy Technician Diploma

Pharmacy Technician (PTCB) Training

Term Starts: January 23, 2017

Contact Admissions: 888-956-2732


Also see:
» Pharmacy Technician Associate's Degree


Provide a Connection between Patients and Their Medicines

Pharmacy Technicians play an important role in helping people live healthier, happier, and more productive lives.

American National University’s pharmacy technician diploma program¹ is designed to provide you with knowledge, laboratory skills, and field experience to prepare you for entry-level a position as a pharmacy technician.

Upon completing the pharmacy technician diploma program you will be prepared to sit for the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) exam offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).

In addition to serving as a strong foundation for pursuing an associate’s degree in medical assisting, this diploma program is designed to give you the skills and techniques needed for entry-level employment in a pharmacy at a retail or healthcare facility as a pharmacy technician or pharmacy aide.

Your Learning Experience

American National University’s pharmacy technician diploma program covers a wide range of topics you will need to be successful. You will learn things like pharmacy law, basic chemistry, pharmacy procedures, and medical terminology. You will also gain valuable experience with basic computer operations such as data entry that are vital to maintaining patient records. Emphasis will be placed on:

Studies are combined with an externship placement in a retail pharmacy or healthcare setting to reinforce the classroom and laboratory learning experiences.

Upon completing the pharmacy technician diploma program you will be prepared to sit for the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) exam offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).

American National University promotes a progressive learning format, so as you earn your diploma in pharmacy technician, you can immediately use your training to advance your career as you continue your education in high demand fields at the associate’s and bachelor’s degree levels – areas such as medical assisting, EMT – paramedic and health care management.

You may also be interested in our Medical Assisting – Associate’s Degree.

1 While widely available, not all courses are available at all class times or offered every term. Check with a University Student Services representative.

Why American National University?

¹While widely available, not all courses are available at all class times or offered every term. Check with a University Student Services representative.

²Refresher training is tuition-free for qualified students. Additional costs such as lab fees, books and supplies are the responsibilities of the student. Retraining is limited to the program from which the student graduated and is subject to space available.

 

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