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Pharmacy Technician
Technical Competency Area

The Pharmacy Technician TCA prepares students to function at the entry level as a pharmacy technician. This program is designed to provide a didactic background for pharmacy technicians who currently hold a Technician Candidate Registration and will be taking the Pharmacy Technician certification examination. There is no clinical component, as the program is designed for students currently working as pharmacy technician trainees.

Specific Requirements:

Students pursuing a Pharmacy Technician Technical Competency Area must first meet College admission requirements. Upon the submission of a program application and references, a student may interview for the program.

To qualify for admission in the Pharmacy Technician TCA, the student must:

  1. Be 18 years of age or older.
  2. Be a high school graduate or possess a GED
  3. Submit three references.
  4. Interviewed by a selection committee
  5. Hold a current Louisiana State Board of Pharmacy Technician Candidate Registration

Required courses for Technical Competency Area in Pharmacy Technician:

PHAR 104: Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians 5
PHAR 102: Pharmacy Practice/Lab 4
PHAR 110: Sterile Products/Lab 3
Total credit hours for Technical Competency Area in Pharmacy Technician 12

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