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College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Road
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910

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Summer 2015 Schedules (June - August 2015)

Community Education
Summer 2015 Schedule (.pdf)

Workforce Development
Summer 2015 Schedule (.pdf)

Please be advised that the Interactive PDF versions of the continuing education schedules are for reference only and do not reflect course availability or cancellations. For the most up-to-date information about course availability, please use Online Services.

Course Description

The following is a class that MAY be offered. To see if this class is among our current offerings, please see our schedule of classes.

Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Preparation

Prepare to take the national pharmacy technician certification exam and for a career as a pharmacy technician. Focus on pharmacy law and ethics, pharmaceutical calculations, dosage unit conversions, pharmacy and medical abbreviations and terminology, medications errors, and the actions and uses of various drug classifications. Become familiar with the roles and responsibilities of pharmacy technicians.  Cover pharmacology of prescription versus over the counter medications. Textbook required. Familiarity with high school algebra or equivalent recommended.

Prerequisite: You must register for both HTH-5670 and HTH-5680. HTH-5680 must be taken in the term as HTH-5670. Students must also successful complete three WorkKeys Assessment tests given in the CSM Testing Center. Students must score a minimum of 4 on the Reading for Information and the Locating Information and a minimum score of 5 in Applied Mathematics.

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HTH-5670   tuition: $406/ fees: $322  6.0 CEUs 

For more information contact:
Kelly Winters, MSN, RN, CPP
Director Healthcare
Alise Jorgensen
Course Manager
Administrative Assistant

For a complete listing of courses that CSM offers, please refer to the Continuing Education Schedule of Classes.