Brewster Technical College

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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN PROGRAM

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN PROGRAM

Points of Interest

  • 12 Months
  • Class Meets: Monday – Friday, 7:30 AM – 1:30 PM
  • Estimated Cost: Summary Sheet
  • Entry Level Pay: $12.50 per hour
  • Program Requirements:
    • 18 years of age or older
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Take the TABE test
    • Complete a physical exam with proof of immunizations
    • FDLE background check and drug screen when requested
    • Be able to stand for long periods, lift 40 pounds, work 6.5-8.5 hour shifts
    • Possess manual dexterity, fine motor coordination and visual acuity sufficient to use and read syringes
  • Program Director is a state-certified teacher and is a Registered Pharmacy Technician and PTCB certified. Program Instructors are Registered Pharmacy Technicians and are PTCB certified.
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Start Date
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Core Content

  • Learn medication names and reasons for use, review and fill prescriptions and medication orders, create IV products with aseptic technique, perform dosage calculations, utilize Pyxis system, learn and use professionalism skills in clinical site externships.
  • Prepare for Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam national certification

Industry Certification/Licensure

Students take the following industry certification exam for the Pharmacy Technician Program:

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam

 

Important Links:

Prior Criminal History, Discipline History, Health Care Fraud, or Health History:Prior Criminal History, Discipline History, Health Care Fraud, or Health History: http://www.floridaspharmacy.gov/licensing/registered-pharmacy-technician/
Gainful Employment and Career Information: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/prepare-for-college/careers/search/profile/summary/29-2052.00
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/pharmacy-technicians.htm
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam (national): https://www.ptcb.org/
Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists: https://www.fshp.org/
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists: https://www.ashp.org/
Florida Pharmacy Technician Registration Information: http://www.floridaspharmacy.gov/licensing/registered-pharmacy-technician/
Florida Pharmacy Technician Registration FAQs: http://www.floridaspharmacy.gov/registered-pharmacy-technician-faqs/

 

Statewide Articulation (Community Colleges in Florida):

There is no statewide articulation for this program at the current time.

Places of Employment for BTC Graduates

James A Haley VA Hospital
Walgreens
Florida Hospital
Wellcare
Aetna

Brewster
Technical College
2222 North Tampa Street
Tampa, FL 33602

TABE TESTING:
Tuesday at 9:00 AM
First come, first serve

TABE Test Resources
Photo ID required
Testing Fee: $10 cash only

CASAS TESTING:

Appointments must be made in person

Please call for information

813-276-5464

 

Photo ID required
Testing Fee: $10 cash only

About Brewster

Brewster Technical College is a public post-secondary technical college that is part of Hillsborough County Public Schools. Brewster Technical College offers hands-on learning that provides the relevant training and job skills required by business and industry.  In addition, Brewster Technical College offers adult basic education (GED, English language acquisition and Applied Academics for Adult Education).

Notice:
Information on this form is for Florida Department of Education reporting requirements ONLY. This information WILL NOT be used to determine program eligibility or admission. Courses and programs are offered as part of the adult education program of Hillsborough County Schools under the direction of the School Board of Hillsborough County.
No person shall, on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin or handicap, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity under the direction of the local education agency.

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