ICC is offering a Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam (PTCB) test preparation course, covered in two Saturdays in November. The twelve-hour course will be held on Saturday, November 7, and Saturday, November 14, from 8:30 am to 3 pm, at Hickory Hall on the ICC North Campus, 5407 N. University St., in Peoria. The course is designed for currently-employed pharmacy technicians and is an accelerated class aimed at providing an overview highlighting the main content areas covered by the PTCB exam.
The course includes overviews of:
· Pharmacy law and drug regulation
· Calculation of percentage strengths, ratio solutions, and allegations
· Preparation of IVs and other sterile preparations
· Insurance billing and inventory control
The class is not intended to replace a full-length educational program or on-the-job training, and students will not receive a certificate of completion. In order to obtain certification as a pharmacy technician, students must provide a completed Statement of Training by the pharmacist-in-charge at their current place of employment, along with photocopy proof of passing the national PTCB exam to the Illinois Department for Professional Regulation (IDFPR).
Cost for the course is $375 and includes classroom instruction and in-class materials, as well as additional study and reference resources.
To register, go online to icc.edu/pdi/pharmtechprep or call (309) 690-6900. For questions, contact Ellen George at (309) 690-6909, or email [email protected].
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