Pharmacy Technician Training Program Directory
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Vernon College
4105 Maplewood Ave.
Wichita Falls, TX 76308
Code: TX-20
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Program Director: Katrina Brasuell, BS, CPhT, PhTR
Phone: (940) 696-8752 x3231
Fax: (940) 696-3244
Technician Program Description
Program Information(hours: contact/credit)
    Didactic course work: 272/17
    Laboratory course work: 256/5
    Experiential training: 196/2
    Lecture class size: 20
    Laboratory class size: 10/20
    Spaces per entering class: 20
    Prerequisite course work: 0
    Technicians: 3
    Lab/clerical support: 0
    Pharmacists: 0
    Starting date(s): August (Day program) and January (Night program)
    Interview required : Yes
    Class Scheduling: Full-time & daytime, Part-time & evening
    Flexible scheduling allowed: Yes
    Tuition costs: $2904.00
    Book/Supply costs: $350-500
    Lab/other fees: 158
    Application deadline(s) : June 30 for day program begins in August and November 30 for night program begins in January
    Liability insurance: 22
    Uniform costs: 24-50
    Other: Optional Books $83.05
Special Program Features:
Vernon College Pharmacy Technician Training Program is a certificate program where students earn 24 college credits that can be completed in two semester day program or three semester night program. Students are eligible for financial aid, both state and local. "Hands-on" experience in lab settings in compounding, prepackaging, prescription filling, computer entry, inventory control, profile maintenance, insurance billing, customer service and IV admixture preparation that prepares the student for the national certification examination.
Acceptance Requirements:
Students must be accepted by the college prior to applying to the program (includes $10.00 fee and current transcripts or GED equivalency. Current registration with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy as a pharmacy technician trainee (must be current, registration valid for only 2 years)$53 on-line processing fee and $49 fingerprinting fee, Accuplacer exam (or equivalent entrance exam) with 56 in reading, 49 in math, and 66 in writing, proof of immunizations (list on website), criminal background check, drug test for certain clinical rotations and interview with program director.
General Location Training Sites:
Wichita Falls and surrounding area (60 mile area)
Special Requirements:
Required proof of vaccinations to include TD, Measles, MMR, TB test, Varicella, and Hepatitis B (3 shots), drug test (varies from site to site), criminal background check, TSBP technician trainee registration (current), may be required to travel
Academic Degree:
Certificate of Completion
Experiential Training
Number and Types of Experiential Training Sites
    Community pharmacy: 13
    Home health care: 2
    Hospital: 3
    Managed care: 0

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