Pharmacy Technician Training Program Directory
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American Career College - Anaheim
1200 N. Magnolia Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92801
Code: CA-27
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Program Director: Omid Parto, Pharm.D., CPhT
Phone: (714) 763-9171
Technician Program Description
Program Information(hours: contact/credit)
    Didactic course work: 240 hrs / 24 credits
    Laboratory course work: 240 hrs / 12 credits
    Experiential training: 300 hrs / 10 credits
    Lecture class size: 20 max
    Laboratory class size: 20 max
    Prerequisite course work: 120/6 Hours
    Technicians: 3
    Lab/clerical support: 0
    Pharmacists: 0
    Other: Volunteer Pharmacists Varies
    Interview required : Yes
    Class Scheduling: Full-time; daytime/evening
    Flexible scheduling allowed: yes
    Tuition costs: $15,960
    Book/Supply costs: Included in Tuition
    Lab/other fees: Included in Tuition
    Liability insurance: Included in Tuition
    Uniform costs: Included in Tuition
Special Program Features:
The Pharmacy Technician Training Program consists of ten courses which include: 2 Pre-requisite courses, 7 Pharmacy Technician core clinical courses, and 1 Experiential training course. Throughout a student’s active participation and attendance they will become familiar through; live hands-on skill development, computer experience, and lecture discussions, the requirements necessary to become eligible to gain registration with the California State Board of Pharmacy and prepare for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE). After successful completion of the Program the Career Services department is available to the student for placement assistance.
Acceptance Requirements:
A High-School diploma or GED as well as an entrance exam, and a scheduled interview completed by the Admissions team and the Program Chair are requirements for acceptance into the Pharmacy Technician Training Program.
General Location Training Sites:
Sacramento and surrounding areas
Special Requirements:
Drug testing, TB skin tests, proof of immunizations, certification of completion in OSHA & HIPAA and background checks are the special requirements for the training sites.
Academic Degree:
Diploma in Pharmacy Technician
Experiential Training
Number and Types of Experiential Training Sites
    Community pharmacy: 40
    Compounding Pharmacy: 4
    Home Infusion: 2
    Hospital: 15

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