*NEW* Hybrid PTCB Prep Class for
current Pharmacy Technicians
Next Class! Jan. 8th -
Mar. 30th, 2018
Application Deadline December 8, 2017
- 14 Hrs College Credit
- Web based training
- 3 Saturday meetings on Park Hills campus
- Candidates must have a minimum of 240 hrs of experience working as a Pharmacy Technician.
- Mandatory Orientation (on campus) - Januray 6, 2017
Mineral Area College is now offering a hybrid Pharmacy Technician Certificate program to help current Pharmacy Technicians prepare for the National Certification Exam offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). This program is designed so current technicians may work online at their own pace, along with attending 3 Saturday lab days on the Park Hills campus. Students will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to complete PTCB national certification exam.
Technicians must have 240 hours experience working as a pharmacy technician.
Job opportunities will be good for pharmacy technicians, especially for those who have formal training. Over 3,000 new pharmacy technician jobs are expected to be added to Missouri’s economy in the next seven years.
Curriculum covers 9 areas tested in PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board) exam -
- Pharmacy Law & Regulations
- Sterile & Non-sterile Compounding
- Medication Safety
- Pharmacy Quality Assurance
- Medication Order Entry & Fill Process
- Pharmacy Inventory Management
- Pharmacy Billing & Reimbursement
- Pharmacy Information System Usage & Application
Successful students will have the opportunity to receive the Mineral Area College Certificate of Completion, a Digital Literacy Certificate and prepare for a National Certification Exam offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or the Institute for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT).
Meet the Pharmacy Technician Instructor
Jenny Majeske is a Certified Pharmacy Technician through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) since 2000, registered pharmacy technician in the state of Missouri and the Pharmacy Technician Educators Council (PTCE)
Majeske has a Masters in Adult & Higher Education from University of Missouri STL, a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Idaho State University, hails from Virginia Beach, Va., and is a member of National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA), Advocate Educator through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Educator Program and the Pharmacy Technician Educators Council.
Majeske brings ten years of retail and hospital pharmacy experience to the classroom. She started a similar pharmacy technician training program in Virginia.