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Pharmacy Technician Training

This training prepares the student for entry level employment as a pharmacy technician. The course provides 105 hours of class room instruction and 60 hours of externship experience. Class meets twice a week for 28 sessions; each 3.5 hours in length. The 60 hours of externship experience follows the class room experience. Students will learn about the top medications dispensed in the United States and be introduced to the basic concepts of pharmacy calculations for proper medication dispensing. A strict attendance policy is enforced throughout this training. Upon successful completion of the course the student is eligible to take a certification exam. Prerequisites: Student must be 18 years of age; High school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) Certificate; Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) Test Letter stating a minimum score of 8.9 on both Vocabulary and Comprehension tests and a minimum score of 7.0 Mathematics Concepts and Application; Family Care Safety Registry-Worker registration letter. Only original letter will be accepted. Letter cannot be older than six months. Register on online at www.dhss.mo.gov Register in person only in Continuing Education at Forest Park, G-329. No class 9/2. This course will be offered at the Corporate College in the Health Care Lab, #276

Orientation to Pharmacy Technician

This free session is designed to provide information to individuals interested in the Pharmacy Technician Training. The presentation will include an explanation of the prerequisites, an overview of the training and requirements needed for certification. The orientation is free but registration is required. This orientation session will be offered at the Corporate College in the Health Care Lab, #276