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100% Online Pharmacy Technician Program in Marshalltown, IA

$825 Tuition Special! Limited Time Offer

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About the Course

As a pharmacy technician, you'll work with pharmacists and other health workers. You might work in a retail pharmacy or a healthcare system. Our pharmacy tech training program teaches many important topics. You'll learn about medicine orders, how a pharmacy runs, and how to care for patients. You'll also learn to handle insurance claims, help give out medications, and provide great service to patients.

After finishing our pharmacy tech program, you'll be ready to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) PTCB. This certificate is recognized all over the country and shows you're a skilled pharmacy technician. With this certificate, you'll have more job options and chances to advance your career.

What are you going to learn?

  • Basic knowledge needed to understand the function of a pharmacy technician.
  • How to prepare, order and stock prescription medications
  • Patient and Dosage Forms and Routes of Administration
  • Community and Institutional Pharmacy Settings
  • Top 200 Drugs
  • IV Flow Rates
  • Compounding Drugs
  • Brand and Generic Prescription Drugs

Joining the Pharmacy Tech Program at AlliedRx Institute of Healthcare  is your ticket to a thriving career in healthcare. With guidance from our seasoned professionals, you'll gain hands-on skills and real-world insights. But it's not just about the technical know-how; we focus on building caring, empathetic, and ethical professionals. Ready to make a difference in the world of pharmacy? AlliedRx is here to set you on the path to success.

Common job titles: Accredited Pharmacy Technician; Billing and Quality Technician; Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT); Compounding Technician; Lead Pharmacy Tech, Certified Pharmacy Technician (Lead Pharmacy Tech, CPhT); Lead Pharmacy Technician (Lead Pharmacy Tech); Pharmacy Technician (Pharmacy Tech); Senior Pharmacy Technician; Technician; Technician, Inventory Specialist

Labor Market Statistics
Projected Employment (2026): 10,320
Current Wage Range (Entry - Experienced): Up to $46,340

The future looks bright for pharmacy technicians. More jobs are expected in the next 10 years. There will also be high demand for these jobs (more than 750 job openings between 2018-2028). So don't wait! Sign up today for our pharmacy tech classes and start your journey.

What's Included

  • 12 Month Access to Online Learning Content
  • Virtual Clinical Simulations
  • Interactive Study Guides and Knowledge Assesments
  • Pharmacy Simulation Lab
  • Walgreen Clinical Externship* We are open to partner with Pharmacies with a Clinical Affiliation Agreement with AlliedRx
  • Video Demonstrations
  • Board Examination Prep and Materials

Admission Requirements

Applicants must be 18 years of age to apply and be admitted to the Pharmacy Technician Program. Applicants must take a reading comprehension and math assessment test prior to course enrollment. Passing score of 70% or higher required. This is done after registering in the orientation portal.

Registered Pharmacy Technician Trainee with the Virginia Board of Pharmacy (Virginia Students Only)

Applicants must be; attending high school, have a GED certificate, or is a high school graduate

Applicant must have demonstrated English language proficiency (including reading, writing and speaking)

Clock Hours

The Program consists of a total of 400 Clock Hours: 180 Didactic Clock Hours, 80 Simulation Hours, 140 Clinical Hours

Duration: 14 Week Program

PTCB National Board Examination Pass Rate 85% (based on 2022 assessments)

Basics of Pharmacy Course

This is a course all about becoming a Pharmacy Technician. You will learn you how to handle prescriptions and explain the laws that affect pharmacies.

You will also learn about your role as a Pharmacy Technician and the different ways medicines can be given. We'll teach you how to mix medicines and keep everything clean and germ-free. We'll also talk about the difference between brand-name and generic drugs.

You'll also get to learn about SIG codes, a kind of short language used in prescriptions. Lastly, we'll show you how to handle billing and insurance claims for prescriptions. This course will give you everything you need to know to get started as a Pharmacy Technician.

Pharmacy Calculations Course

This is a course about the important math you need to know as a Certified Pharmacy Technician. You will learn how to how to use formulas and conversions for pharmacy calculations.

‍Program Approval

State Council of Higher Education of Virginia

NHA- National Healthcareer Association

PTCB - Pharmacy Technician Certification Board School

ASHP- American Society of Health System Pharmacists

Virginia Board of Pharmacy

Indiana Board of Pharmacy

Maryland Board of Pharmacy

Florida Board of Pharmacy

American Medical Certification Association- AMCA

MYCAA Scholarship (Department of Defense Approved Institution) - Military Tuition Funding Grant

Army Credentialing Assistance

AirForce COOL

WIOA- Workforce Innovative Opportunity Act

Course Content

Module 1: History of Medicine

Module 2: Pharmacy Law, Ethics, Regulatory Agencies

Module 3: Pharmacy Technicians: Competencies, Associations, Settings & Patient Interaction

Module 4: Patient & Medication Administration

Module 5: Institutional Pharmacy Practice

Module 6: Community Pharmacy Practice

Module 7: Bulk Repackaging and Non-Sterile Compounding

Module 8: Aseptic Technique and Sterile Compounding

Module 9: Advanced Sterile Compounding

Module 10: Pharmacy Billing and Inventory Management

Module 11: Medication Safety and Error Prevention

Module 12: Drug References

Module 13: Additional Pharmacy Practice Settings

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AlliedRx Institute of Healthcare 100% Online Healthcare  and Campus Certification Programs. Flexible Payment Plans with $100 Registration Fee + $100 Down Payment to Start! Day, Evening ,Online! Pharmacy Tech, Phlebotomy, Medical Billing, Clinical Assistant, EKG.  Register Today! Affordable Tuition for top Healthcare Programs in Richmond, VA.   100% Online Healthcare Certification Courses . AlliedRx offers premier online healthcare programs for students from Alabama to Wyoming – covering all 50 U.S. states. Whether you're in California, Texas, New York, Florida, or any state in between, our accredited courses are tailored for you. Enroll today and learn from anywhere in the U.S.!  Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
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Duration: 14 Weeks
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