Pharmacy Technician | Warren County Community College
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Pharmacy Technician

 

This 50-hour comprehensive pharmacy technician program prepares students to work in hospitals, home infusions, and community pharmacies. Pharmacy technicians work under the supervision of registered pharmacists and assist them in:

  • Preparing prescriptions
  • Keeping records of drugs used
  • Ordering supplies
  • Preparing intravenous (IV) packs using sterile techniques
  • Inventory control
  • Billing & reimbursement

This program includes a FREE optional 80-hour externship. Additional student fees may include a background check, physical exam, current resume, state registration and/or drug test as determined by the externship site.

Requirements for admission:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • Arithmetic & reading comprehension placement tests or proof of college-level course work
  • A clear understanding of written and spoken English

Students seeking National Certification (CPhT): $129 payable to PTCB

NJ registration (LPhT) fee (must be registered in NJ to work): $35-$75

For tuition and start date information, please see the Continuing Education Catalogs.

For more information on this program click below:
Pharmacy Technician Certification Program

To register or for more information contact Program Director, Dianne Czar, RN,
at (908) 835-2333 or by email at czar@warren.edu


Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
Career Outlook

Stackable Credential: Pharmacy Compounding and Sterile Prep

 

Warren County Community College
475 Route 57 West
Washington NJ 07882
(908) 835-WCCC (9222)