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Our certificate programs can train you to become a licensed Pharmacy Technician, which is a high-demand field.

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This is Part 2 of the Pharmacy Tech certificate program, for those students who have already successfully completed Part 1. You will need to complete the courses in parts 1, 2 & 3 to complete the certificate program. Part 3 (externship) costs $650 and will conclude the program. If you are interested in the Pharmacy Technician program, please visit our information page to learn more about our program and view our next start date. Part 2 includes the following modules: C. Pharmacology    June 21-July 26 Learn the use and side effects of prescription medications, nonprescription medications and alternative therapies used to treat diseases affecting the muscular, skeletal, respiratory, renal, cardiovascular, hematologic and other body systems. Learn the brand and generic name, standard pronunciation, routes of administration for each medication studied and the medical terminology and abbreviations associated with the various medication therapies. D. Hospital Pharmacy Services   July 28-Aug. 9 Gain hands-on training in an hospital (inpatient) pharmacy setting, covering pharmacy patient profile maintenance and medication preparation, order processing and distribution using manual and automated systems. Note that you cannot start the program with this module. E. Sterile and Non Sterile Products & Compounding   Aug. 14-Sept. 25 (No meeting Sept. 1-3) Learn to prepare non sterile compound mediations, including creams, ointments, lotions, gels, suspensions, syrups and capsules. Receive hands-on training in the preparation of sterile products, like IVs, which are used in hospitals and other clinical facilities. Covers aseptic techniques, parenteral calculations, sterile dosage forms and quality assurance procedures. Classes meet Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:45-10 pm and Saturdays 9 am-5 pm. Dates and times are subject to change.

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Thu, Tue 6:45 PM - 10:00 PM; 28 sessions starting 6/21/2018, ending 9/25/2018. 
   Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; 14 sessions starting 6/23/2018, ending 9/22/2018. <
 Class Skip Dates :
  (No class on 5/26/2018)

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Verej Isanians  2.Christine Tannious 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $1,450.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Please read: FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS ONLY.

Start date: 06/21/18

End date: 09/25/18



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This is Part 3 of the Pharmacy Tech certificate program, for those students who have already successfully completed Parts 1 & 2.  This is the final part of the program which covers the externship, listed below.   Pharmacy Externship Practice your skills developed in other Pharmacy Tech courses in a community or outpatient pharmacy. There will be some meetings in class as a group.  Your schedule for this 120-hour externship program will be arranged.

Schedule : Weekly(13) - Tue 6:45 PM - 10:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 8/14/2018, ending 11/13/2018

Instructor : Christine Tannious 

Location : Off Campus Location : 
  Off Campus.

Class Fee: $650.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 08/14/18

End date: 11/13/18



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This is Part 3 of the Pharmacy Tech certificate program, for those students who have already successfully completed Parts 1 & 2.  This is the final part of the program which covers the externship, listed below.   Pharmacy Externship Practice your skills developed in other Pharmacy Tech courses in a community or outpatient pharmacy. There will be some meetings in class as a group.  Your schedule for this 120-hour externship program will be arranged.

Schedule : Weekly(13) - Thu 6:45 PM - 10:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 6/21/2018, ending 9/20/2018

Instructor : Christine Tannious 

Location : Off Campus Location : 
  Off Campus.

Class Fee: $650.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 06/21/18

End date: 09/20/18

Call 310-287-4475 to register


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