Online Pharmacy Technician Course

Career Diploma
Pharmacy Technician

As a Certified Pharmacy Technician, you can succeed faster. Our online pharmacy tech programs prepare you for the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) Certification exam delivered by our partner, the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)*. NHA certification is nationally recognized, opening the door to increased pay and professional advancement. Prepare now in one of the finest online pharmacy technician schools.

  • Prerequisite: None
  • Study Method: Textbooks with Online Exams
  • Program Length: As few as 4 Months

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  Program Description

Obtain the skills needed for this stable career in pharmacy technician training. Our online program covers the indications, side effects, dosage calculations and administration methods of the major classes of drugs. This course prepares students for the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) certification exam, leading the way to rapid advancement in a worthwhile field.

  Pharmacy Technician Program Objectives

After completing the Pharmacy Technician program, students will be able to:

  1. Outline the typical responsibilities of a pharmacy technician and describe the personal and professional ethics required for success in this profession.
  2. Describe the roles and responsibilities of the pharmacy technician and the pharmacist, explain the differences between these two roles, and outline the regulations imposed on both by state and federal law.
  3. Explain how to follow all standard techniques and procedures related to pharmacy operations, including aseptic operations, medication transcriptions, metric/apothecary conversions, drug dispensation, recordkeeping, and patient profiling.
  4. List and explain all major classifications of drugs and understand their indications, therapeutic effects, side effects, dosing recommendations, routes of administration, and mechanisms of action.

The Ashworth College Pharmacy Technician program gives you a clear path to success. Call an Admissions Advisor at 1-800-957-5412 or enroll online. Start now!