Pharmacy Technician Course

Med-Line’s Pharmacy Technician program is designed to prepare graduates for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification examination. Our comprehensive program covers the following: 

Section I. Introduction.

  • History of Pharmacy.
  • The Foundation of Pharmaceutical Care.
  • Pharmacy Law and Ethics for Technicians.

Section II. General Knowledge for the Pharmacy Technician.

  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Terminology and Abbreviations.
  • Dosage Forms and Routes of Administration.
  • Overview of Body Systems and their Functions.
  • Most Common Diseases and Conditions.
  • Microbiology.
  • Pharmacology.
  • Immunology and Vaccines.
  • Nutrition.
  • Food and Drug Interactions.
  • Medication Errors.

Section III. Mathematics and Calculations Review.

  • Basic Mathematics.
  • Measurement Systems.
  • Calculation of Dosages.

Section IV – Pharmacy Practice Settings.

  • Safety in the Workplace.
  • Hospital Pharmacy Practice.
  • Community Pharmacy.
  • Advanced Pharmacy.
  • Extemporaneous Prescription Compounding.
  • Sterile Compounding.

Section V. Administrative.

  • Management of Pharmacy Operations.
  • Health Insurance.
  • Documentation, Billing, and Collections.
  • Inventory Control.
  • Computers in the Pharmacy.
  • Communications.

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