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Pharmacy Technician
Pharmacy Technicians assist the pharmacist in preparing medications, providing medications and related assistance to patients, and managing pharmacy clinical and business operations. Training for this in-demand occupation will lead to the ability to take the Certified Pharmacy Technician examination. Coursework includes medical and pharmaceutical terminology, drug identification, principles of pharmacology and pharmaceutics, pharmacy 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. A six-week internship is included.
FEE   $7,500* (includes tuition, books, supplies & uniform)
Median loan debt incurred by students:    $4,527
Graduation Rate:    67%
Job Placement Rate:    58%
Program Length:    810 hours
Additional Requirements:   Physical, PTCB Certification Exam Fee ($129), Drug    Test/Background Check ($78)
Location:    Main Campus, Liverpool NY
SOC Codes:    29-2052 U.S. Dept. of Labor
*Fees subject to change.
A new career is closer than you think! It all starts by attending an informational Open House, offered every Thursday at 1 p.m.
in Liverpool. From there, you're just a few steps away from the career you deserve. 

For more information about our Pharmacy Technician program, call our Liverpool office at (315) 453-4400. To view and download the PDF catalog of all of our Adult Education, Continuing Education, and Literacy Programs in Liverpool and Cortland, click here.


OCM BOCES - Main Campus
110 Elwood Davis Road
Liverpool, NY 13088
P:  (315) 453-4455
or 1-800-444-4406

A pharmacist named John Stith Pemberton created Coca-Cola in 1886 in Atlanta, Ga., according to the official Coca-Cola web site.
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