Certified Pharmacy Technician
Scott School of Careers CPT 004 program is an online combined with in person practicum 120 hours total that prepares individuals, under the supervision of pharmacists, to prepare medications, provide medications and related assistance to patients and manage pharmacy clinical and business operations. It includes instruction in medical and pharmaceutical terminology, principles of pharmacology and pharmaceutics, drug
identification, pharmacy laboratory procedures, prescription interpretation, patient communication and education, safety procedures, record-keeping, measurement and testing techniques, pharmacy business operations, prescription preparation, logistics and dispensing operations, and applicable standards and regulations. Scott School of Careers places emphasis on the 4 key subject areas which includes:
Patient safety and quality assurance
Order entry and processing
The Certified Pharmacy Technician is a distant learning program with an in person practicum lab for hands on learning designed for the working adult and independent student candidate. 80 hours of didactic content is situated in our online platform. Students and Instructors/advisors access the virtual learning platform via personal laptop/desktop in their own private setting. The practicum portion is 45 hours and will take place onsite at the school location in the designated lab section in the final 3 weeks of class.
Total Contact Hours
Total Hours 125
Tuition: $1480 Books: $180 Lab Fee: $150 Scrub Top and bottom: $65 (included in tuition) Background Check: $55
Total Tuition: $1480 (includes book, lab fee, uniform, background check)
Payment Plan Available: (Enrollment deposit $480 includes $150 registration fee) Balance broken up into 2 payments. Must be paid in full by 4th week of class.
Extra Fees covered by Student:
• Black safety shoes (no clogs)
• White lab jacket
• Calculator that performs basic functions
• State Exam: $117 (exam prep packages may be purchased separately through NHA)
BOOK: Mosby’s Pharmacy Technician Principles and Practice 6th Edition (ISBN-978-0323734073) by Davis | Guerra. Published by Elsevier.
Class Days and Times: Theory MW 8-4pm and Practicum MWF 4:30pm-9:30pm