Pharmacy Technician Training Program - HI-2000
Pharmacy Technician Program - Overview:
Program Duration: 6 Months
The Pharmacy Technician Program is designed to equip you with the skills necessary to provide excellent support in a pharmacy environment and the knowledge to achieve the Certified Medical Administration Assistant (CMAA), Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certifications.
This 6-Month online certification program provides comprehensive training in the areas of Human Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Office Administration, Medical Terminology, Medical Office Computer Applications, and Pharmacy Principles and Practices. Upon completion of the program, you will have become skilled in areas of Medical Office Administration and Pharmacy, and will be prepared for dual healthcare certifications (CMAA and CPhT), increasing your marketability in the field and allowing for greater flexibility in your career path.
Students receive ongoing mentoring support from a Subject Matter Expert through Live Chat or email communication throughout their enrollment.
Positions Attainable upon Program Completion:
Training Program Overview
Our online video training program not only prepares you for a rewarding career, it validates your knowledge through national industry certification. The Pharmacy Technician program prepares you for proper handling of patient data, fundamental records and document management, medical office procedures and more. Our certified instructors deliver comprehensive video based training, allowing each student the ability to move through the training at their own pace at work, at home, or on the road. There is no more waiting for a course to be scheduled in the classroom or changing your schedule because of cancelled classes.
Our easy to use web based video training (Launch Demo) provides a hands-on, self-paced delivery of course content and grants you the ability to monitor your progress throughout your training.
Let our expert instructors assist you in developing the skill set you need for a productive job in the medical field. MyCareerSkill will provide you with an effective training program to launch your new career in Health Care.
Value of Certification
Our comprehensive Pharmacy Technician Program prepares you for the CPhT, CMAA and MOS certification exams. The Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) and the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) are nationally recognized certifications from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and National Healthcareer Association (NHA) respectively. The Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 (MOS 2010) is a globally recognized Microsoft certification.
By attaining these certifications, you validates your competency and reliability in the field and will achieve certification from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
Disclaimer: The HI-2000 program is designed to teach or improve the skills necessary to be a Pharmacy Technician. This program will prepare students to sit for the PTCB's Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE), which upon a passing score qualifies the student for status as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). Successful completion of this program, or passing a National Examination does not necessarily mean you will qualify under State law to practice as a pharmacy technician. Check with your state's board of pharmacy or equivalent licensing body for details.
The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) was established in 1995 and is governed by five organizations: the American Pharmacists Association; the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists; the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists; the Michigan Pharmacists Association; and the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. It is important that there be a single national standard for pharmacy technician certification that is recognized and supported by the profession. PTCB has served this role since it was established in 1995.
The Benefits of Certification
What are the National Healthcareers Association's requirements to take the NHA National Certification Exams?
The Student must meet one of the following criteria:
The Student must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma, or equivalency, as well as one of the following:
What are the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board's requirements to take the PTCE exam?
The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board's (PTCB) eligibility requirements for a candidate to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Examination are as follows:
The following is a breakdown of the courses included in the program: (Click for Description)
Enjoy variety and reward in your career as you work alongside a pharmacist and interact with patients every day. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the pharmaceutical industry provides a stable career opportunity:
What is MyCAA Funding?
The Military Spouses Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) program sets out to prepare eligible military spouses for the workforce by offering up to $4,000 of Financial Assistance (FA) from the Department of Defense (DoD). This is meant to encourage spouses of military personnel to pursue education, training, licenses, certificates and degrees leading to employment in Portable Career fields. The MyCAA program uses this funding to pay schools directly for coursework and exams taken by the approved spouse account owner.
Who is eligible for funding?
An eligible MyCAA candidate is the spouse of an active duty Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine service member, or activated Reserve member in pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2, O1-O2.
If you are the spouse of National Guard and/or AGR member, the sponsor must be on federal Title 10 active duty orders as reported in DEERS.
Spouses of Guard/Reserve members in an Alert, Transition Assistance, or Post Deployment status are not eligible.
MyCAA accounts will be limited to the new $4,000 maximum benefit with a $2000 fiscal year cap. Waivers to the fiscal year cap will be available for spouses pursuing licensure or certification with a cost that exceeds the $2,000 fiscal year cap up to the total maximum assistance of $4,000.
Spouses must finish their program of study within three years from the start date of the first course.
Funding is limited to only Associate's degrees, certifications and licensure programs.
How do I establish a MyCAA Account?
Visit the MyCAA Spouse Portal online at https://aiportal.acc.af.mil/mycaa. The first step is to read the MyCAA Fact Sheet, and then a real-time DEERS eligibility check will determine if you are eligible to establish an account. If eligible, you will be required to read and sign the MyCAA Spouse Terms and Conditions Agreement. For guidance with MyCAA Funding, eligible Military Spouse's should contact a MyCAA Career and Education Consultant for assistance. Consultants are available Monday - Friday, 7am-10pm and Saturday 10am - 6pm EST. Consultants can be reached by calling 1-800-342-9647.
For more information view the Military One Source MyCAA FAQ
Program Tuition: $4000
Program Duration: 6 Months
Included with your Enrollment:
To view the technical requirements for our training, visit our Technical Requirements page.