Community Education

Pharm. Tech & Dental Asst.

Pharmacy Technician and Dental Assisting classes are back at EMCC!!

 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, Feb 13-May 10 (No class Mar 13 & 15)

Section #35488

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, Feb 12-May 9 (No class Feb 19, Mar 12 & 14)

Section #35487

Twenty-three sessions: $1,499.00

Call 623-935-8888 to register