A Pharmacy Technician course will be taught at the Sandhills Hoke Center beginning September 2. It will be held each Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. running through mid-December.
The course is designed to prepare students for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam and for entry-level employment in a community pharmacy setting. Topics will include technical procedures for preparing and dispensing prescriptions, packaging and labeling, controlled substance procedures, inventory control, pharmacy calculations, and over-the-counter drugs. Upon completion, students will be able to perform basic supervised dispensing techniques in a community pharmacy setting.
Registration is ongoing. Walk-in registration can be completed in the Sandhills Hoke Center by cash or check during scheduled hours of operation. Phone-in registration at (910) 695-3980 requires payment with Visa, MasterCard, or Discover. The cost for this class is $185 plus the textbook to be purchased in the bookstore on the Pinehurst campus.
The Sandhills Hoke Center is located at 1110 E. Central Avenue in Raeford.