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Nursing & Allied Health
College of the Sequoias

This program is two semesters in length and consists of theory and clinical experience.  Students completing this certificate will acquire the employment skills, knowledge, and abilities for an entry level position as a Pharmacy Technician in a retail or hospital pharmacy.  After successful program completion, the student is eligible for California State Pharmacy Technician registration.  State application fees will apply.

ENTRY-LEVEL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:  Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in hospital based pharmacy and retail pharmacy.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATE COURSES:

PT 210          Introduction to Pharmacy Systems                 1 Unit

PT 211          Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians        3 Units

PT 212          Pharmacy Technician Practice 1                    1 Unit

PT 220          Pharmacy Technician Practice 2                    2 Units

PT 221          Professionalism for Pharmacy Technicians    1  Unit

PT 222          Pharmacy Technician Externship                   2 Units

                    Total Certificate Units:                             10 Units

For more information please contact Shelli Giles at 737-6266.