• Flexible On-demand Virtual Learning

    Instructional content delivered virtually via module-based learning and accessible anywhere 24/7 through our mobile and tablet-friendly student portal. Flexible self-paced curriculum with no due dates or set schedules on assignments.

  • Immersive Interactive Curriculum

    Interactive skills activities, built-in self-checks, 3D animated demonstrations, interactive flashcards & progress tracking tools. Access instructors through text, phone, and email, or chat with fellow classmates online.

  • Expert CPhT Exam Prep

    1,400 scored assessment questions, 700 self-evaluation assessments to practice comprehension of content presented, and more than 130 ‘my practice’ questions to build confidence in difficult-to-master topics.

  • Pharmacy Externship Program

    You’ll receive the opportunity to complete a pharmacy technician externship and receive hands-on pharmacy technician training at a retail or hospital pharmacy.

Key Course Components


This fully online pharmacy technician training and certification course is a 12-week self-paced program ideal for pre-pharmacy, pre-med, pre-PA, or pre-nursing students interested in working with patients, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals in pharmacy settings.

  • Course reviewed and approved by Registered Pharmacists, PharmD

  • Overview videos before each module.

  • Instructional lesson content written to align with the exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) blueprint.

  • Practice questions and interactive games covering all basic and necessary job skills.

  • Quizzes for each module to assess topic comprehension. Assessment contains rationales explaining correct and incorrect answers.

  • Audio narration for each page and video. Because each individual learns differently, we provide optional audio support of all content for improved comprehension.

  • Case study videos and professionalism tips from experts in the field for real-life application fo skills.

  • Pharmacy Calculations Lab to demonstrate how to solve common pharmacy calculations.

Pricing

Tuition
Included In Your Tuition
$3,000

2 x $1,500


✓NHA & PTCB certification exams

✓ Learning & study materials

✓ Virtual pharmacy laboratory

✓ 6 practice exams

✓ Student community

✓ Instructor office hours & unlimited support

✓ Pharmacy Externship

All-inclusive tuition Includes 12-month full access to all digital learning dashboards, textbooks, clinic simulation, practice exams, and pharmacy technician (CPhT) national certification exam. No additional costs are required after enrollment.

Pay in Full or Enroll in an Interest-Free Payment Plan


First payment due at sign up. Subsequent payments due monthly.

Access to course is available immediately after enrollment.

Senior Course Instructor

Leah Medwig MSN, RN, CCM

Our expert instructor provides continuous support and detailed feedback throughout the course. She promotes student interaction and fosters an engaging community of growth and learning.
Leah Medwig- Lead Course Instructor

Curriculum Overview


The Curriculum consists of 25 modules which are broken down into respective lessons. The Pharmacy Technician Program's Modules have been provided by the National Health career Association (NHA), which is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists/Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ASHP/ACPE).

  • Fundamental Knowledge for Pharmacy Technician (20 sections)

  • Text length of individual points can be shorter or longer depending on your needs

  • Complete math for Pharmacy Tech (6 sections)

  • Complete Study Guide (8 Sections)

  • Practice Tests (Six Exams)

  • Pharmacy Simulation Platform

  • Certification Exams (ExCPT) & (PTCE)

Course Syllabus


Includes 25 modules of right-sized content interwoven with interactivity and instant performance feedback.

Modules


Module 1. Introduction & Basic 


Module 2. Prescription Medications



Module 3. Prescription Medications: Controlled Substances 


Module 4. The Dispensing Process 



Module 5. Introduction & Measurement, Basics


Module 6. Pharmacy Calculations



Module 7. Dispensing Calculations and Business Math


Module 8. Single-Dose Calculations



Module 9. Sterile and Non-Sterile Compounding Calculations 


Module 10. Calculations for Specific Circumstances 



Module 11. Drug and Medical terminology


Module 12. Basic Anatomy and Physiology



Module 13. Basic Pharmacology


Module 14. Managed Care Prescriptions



Module 15. Infection Control, Wellness, and Disease Prevention



Module 16. Commonly Prescribed Interventions



Module 17. Over the counter (OTC) Medications


Module 18. Self-Management Skills, Communication &Teamwork



Module 19. Patient Interaction


Module 20. An Overview of Federal Privacy Requirements



Module 21. Non-dispensing Duties 



Module 22. Unit Dose Systems and Medication Repackaging



Module 23. Non-sterile Product Compounding



Module 24.  Sterile Product Compounding


Module 25. Emergency Situations 


First Practice Test


 ExCPT Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), Review 


Second Practice Test


Pharmacy Technician Simulation Training


3rd & 4Th Practice Test





Upon Completion of the Course

  • You will have the opportunity to gain hands-on training via externship at CVS, Walgreens, or hospital pharmacy near you.

  • You will be eligible to take the national certification exams offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), which is called the PTCE (Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam) or National HealthCareer Association's (NHA) ExCPT exam.