Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy technician student practices dispensing pills

Pharmacy Technician

Course Code: PHM-PHRMTCH

Learn the skills to assist pharmacists in retail and medical practices. Preparation for the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam is included in the program. This is a hybrid class with mandatory seated and online assignments.

Available Classes

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This course is designed to provide instruction in the technical procedures for preparing and dispensing drugs in the hospital and retail settings under supervision of a registered pharmacist. Topics include drug packaging and labeling, out-patient dispensing, hospital dispensing procedures, controlled substance procedures, inventory control, and non-sterile compounding. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic supervised dispensing techniques in a variety of pharmacy settings.
Meeting times and locations:

10/10/22 - 02/28/23
Mon, Tue, Thur 6p - 9p
Perdue Hall, Room 00138
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

10/16/22 - 02/12/23
Sun 6p - 7p
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

12/02/22 - 02/10/23
Fri 6p - 8p
Perdue Hall, Room 00138
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

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  • Basic calculator
  • Solid navy-blue lab jacket required for all classes
  • Off-campus observation (as available) will be required via flexible scheduling
  • Textbook: The Pharmacy Technician, 7th edition, ISBN: 978-1-64043-138-6
  • Internet access for mandatory online assignments
  • 300 index cards
  1. High school diploma or GED; provide a copy to the instructor
  2. Student must not have any criminal charges
  3. Background check via Castle Branch due to Craven CC from Castle Branch no later than two weeks before class starts. Background results are submitted to Craven Community College electronically. View background check instructions here.
  4. Student Health Form – Read pages 1-3; complete pages 4-6
    • Tetanus doc
    • Hepatitis B titer or series started
    • Flu shot optional

Contact Information

Workforce Development
Brock Administration Building
New Bern Campus

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