Our Online Pharmacy Technician & Orientation Training Program is designed for people with little or no pharmacy experience and is generic and basic in nature. The goal of this program is to introduce potential pharmacy technicians and students to the very basics of the pharmacy profession...
Do you know what an NDC number is and it's significance?
How about the brand name of the drug Metformin?
By completing this training program, you should:
- this program is NOT intended as a study guide for the PTCB Exam.
- save yourself time and frustration during the in-store training process.
- prove to future employers that you are serious about becoming part of their pharmacy team.
- know whether a career in pharmacy may be right for you.
- have an idea of what a typical Pharmacy Technician's duties will entail.
- have an edge on any other non-experienced applicants for a particular pharmacy position.
- gain general and basic knowledge of a typical pharmacy and its operations.
- feel less intimidated and overwhelmed during their first few weeks of employment.
This pharmacy training program is composed of 5 parts and should be completed in the following order:
General Pharmacy Information
Information covered includes:
- Stock Ordering
- Special Pharmacy Cash Register Duties and Details
- Pharmacy Terms
- Pharmacy Conversions
- Penicillin & Nitroglycerin Details
- Patient Confidentiality Issues
- OTC, Legend & Controlled Substance Explanation
- NDC, DEA and NABP Numbers & Significance
- Multiple 3rd Party Card Examples with Explanation of Card Content
- Generic vs Name-Brand Explanations
- Formulary Explanation
- Duties of a Pharmacy Technician
- Drug Strength Expressions & Explanations
- Dosage Forms
- Details on Stock Bottle Labels
- Day-Supply Explanation of Significance
- Day Supply Calculations
- Customer Service Issues
- 3rd Party Information and Explanations