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Pharmacy Technology

Continuing Education Certificate Program Plan 

The Pharmacy Technology program provides students with the technical knowledge and practical skills required of an entry-level technician in both community and hospital pharmacy settings.  This certificate program offers a comprehensive curriculum of didactic as well as hands-on training in prescription filling, inventory packaging, patient profiling, sterile products preparation, and pharmacy calculations.

Semester I 

  • ITSC 1001 Introduction to Computers
  • PHRA 1009 Pharmaceutical Mathematics I
  • HITT 1005 Medical Terminology I
  • PHRA 1001 Introduction to Pharmacy
  • PHRA 1005 Drug Classification

Semester II 

  • PHRA 1091 Special Topics in Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
  • POFT 1028 Business Presentations
  • PHRA 1013 Community Pharmacy Practice
  • PHRA 1045 Intravenous Admixture & Sterile Compounding

Semester III 

  • PHRA 2064 Practicum (or Field Experience) – Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

 


Click here to learn about the Academic Pharmacy Technician program

Registration Information

CE Contact Persons

Anthony Andrade
CE Program Manager
Phone: 210.486.4442
Email: gandrade5@alamo.edu 

Yvonne Haynes
CE Program Manager
Phone: 210.486.4407
Email: yhaynes@alamo.edu 

Angelica Esparza
CE Administrative Services Specialist
Phone: 210.486.4406
Email: aesparza32@alamo.edu 

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