SCF to Offer Pharmacy Technician Certification

(Bradenton, Fla., May 8, 2014) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Corporate and Community Development (CCD), in partnership with MK Education, will host Pharmacy Technician Certification preparation courses 6-9:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, May 13- Thursday, Aug. 14 at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W. An externship will be held Aug. 18-Sept. 5, and the final exam is scheduled for Sept. 11.

Designed for those interested in becoming a pharmacy technician, pre-pharmacy students, or those with a health care background wanting to improve their skills, the 165-contact hour Pharmacy Technician Certification course teaches the fundamentals of being a pharmacy technician, including drug interactions, basic physiology and daily pharmacy operations.

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be prepared to take the licensure examination.

The cost for the course, which includes books and materials, is $2,195.

For more information or to register, call SCF Bradenton at 941-752-5203; SCF Lakewood Ranch at 941-363-7203; or SCF Venice at 941-408-1412.

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