Pharmacy Technician Training Program Directory
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Aiken Technical College
2276 Jefferson Davis Highway
Graniteville, SC 29829
Code: SC-08
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Program Director: Lisa Jones, Ed.S, MHA, BSHCS, AAT, CPhT
Phone: (803) 508-7489
Fax: (803) 593-8051
Category: Entry (400)
Technician Program Description
Program Information(hours: contact/credit)
    Didactic course work: 19 Contact Hours (269 hrs total)
    Laboratory course work: 12 Contact hours (180 hrs total)
    Experiential training: 300 Contact Hours
    Lecture class size: 24
    Laboratory class size: 12
    Spaces per entering class: 24
    Prerequisite course work: 9 Contact Hours (135 hrs total)
    Total : 884
    Didactic course work: PHM101: Introduction to Pharmacy. PHM112: Pharmacy Math, PHM113: Pharmacy Calculations, PHM110: Pharmacy Practice, PHM114: Therapeutic Agents I, PHM118: Community Pharmacy Seminar, PHM124: Therapeutic Agents II, PHM250: Special Topics in Pharmacy
    Experiential training: PHM152: Pharmacy Practicum I , PHM164: Pharmacy Technician Practicum II
    Laboratory course work: PHM101: Introduction to Pharmacy, PHM102: Computer Applications for Pharmacy, PHM114: Therapeutic Agents I, PHM110: Pharmacy Practice, PHM124: Therapeutic Agents II, PHM250: Special Topics in Pharmacy
    Prerequisite course work: AHS102: Medical Terminology, ENG160: Technical Communications, MAT101: Beginning Algebra
    Technicians: 1
    Instructors: 1
    Interview required : No
    Class Scheduling: Full-time
    Flexible scheduling allowed: No
Special Program Features:
Certification Review Course
Certification Exam (ExCPT or PTCB)
Pharmacy Technician Practicums
Acceptance Requirements:
College Admission Requirements Met
Program Application
Program Prerequisites Met
Program Interview
Cumulative GPA
Reliable transportation
General Location Training Sites:
Aiken, South Carolina and Augusta, Georgia
Special Requirements:
Background Check/Drug Screening
Liability insurance
Academic Degree:
Additional Requirements:
ASHP Membership
State Licensure
CPR Training
Experiential Training
Number and Types of Experiential Training Sites
    Chain pharmacies: 3
    Community health center: 2
    Community pharmacy: 3
    Compounding Pharmacy: 2
    Home health care:
    Home health care (IV Service Only):
    Home Infusion: 1
    Hospital Pharmacy: 4
    Infusion Company:

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