This course is designed to provide instruction in the technical procedures for preparing and dispensing drugs in the hospital and retail settings under supervision of a registered pharmacist. Topics include drug packaging and labeling, out-patient dispensing, hospital dispensing procedures, controlled substance procedures, inventory control, and non-sterile compounding. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic supervised dispensing techniques in a variety of pharmacy settings. Successful participants can opt to sit for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam. https://www.ptcb.org/. The book for this course costs $92.50 (digital book) or $124.50 (paperback and digital access). This will need to be purchased from the DDCC Paradigm website and information will be provided when you register.
This course will meet in person in the Smith building at DDCC on Monday evenings for 24 hours of instruction. The remaining 72 hours of class will be completed in Moodle over the course of 8 weeks. There are no off-site clinical practice hours for this course and this course cannot take the place of any curriculum course in the pharmacy tech daytime (curriculum) program.
To register for this course email Monica at Mbelford3361@davidsondavie.edu. Some scholarships may be available.
Contact Info: Monica Belford at Monica_Belford@Davidsondavie.edu or 336-249-8186, Ext 4584