Community Education

Pharm. Tech & Dental Asst.

Pharmacy Technician and Dental Assisting Summer and Fall 2018 classes!

 Pharmacy Technician

This comprehensive 72-hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician
Certification Board’s PTCB exam.  Course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names.  Through classroom lecture and hands on labs, students will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs”, I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement. Textbooks included.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, May 22 - August 7

Section #18186

Twenty-four sessions: $1,199.00

Dental Assisting

The 80-hour Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry-level positions in one of the fastest growing health care positions - Dental Assisting. The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with all areas of pre-clinical dental assisting and provide training in the professional skills required to function as an assistant in the dental practice. In addition to entry-level administrative jobs, this course is ideal for students interested in pursuing a future formal Dental Hygienist program.  The program includes graded quizzes and exams. Textbooks included.

Mondays & Wednesdays, May 14-August 6  (No class May 28 & July 4)

Section #18185

Twenty-three sessions: $1,499.00

Call 623-935-8888 to register

The Pharmacy Technician and Dental Assistant students may set up payment plans to pay for the courses, but these classes are not eligible for Financial Aid.