Pharmacy Technician - 50490

1050 clock hours

(Selective Admission)

Indian River State College awards a Certificate of Completion for the Pharmacy Technician program to each student who satisfactorily completes the required course of study. The purpose of the 1050 hour program is to provide students with the knowledge and clinical experiences to learn the technical tasks that take place in a pharmacy and work under the supervision of a Pharmacist. The IRSC Pharmacy Technician curriculum is consistent with the standards of the Florida Department of Education and Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to apply for the national pharmacy technician certification examination. Pharmacy technicians who successfully pass the exam are eligible to use the title Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT).

Gainful Employment

Degree Requirements

Required program:

HSC V003Introduction to Health Care (N)

82 hours

HSC V530CConcepts of Medical Language (N)

35 hours

HSC V540Body Structure and Function (N)

60 hours

PTN V000Pharmacy Technician Orientation (N)

60 hours

PTN V032LPharmacy Operations I (N)

55 hours

PTN V033LPharmacy Operations II (N)

60 hours

PTN V015Pharmaceutical Calculations (N)

60 hours

PTN V023General Pharmacology (N)

90 hours

PTN V030Introduction to Community Pharmacy (N)

250 hours

PTN V031Introduction to Institutional Pharmacy (N)

250 hours

PTN V093Pharmacy Technician Review Course (N)

48 hours