Certiﬁed Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
Fully online, self-paced pharmacy technician training course
One full payment or two installments plan. First payment due at sign up. Second payment due in one month.
2 x $1,250.00
Attend school while making affordable monthly payments. If qualified, you will pay $270/m for 10 months.
Certified pharmacy technicians are in high demand.
Our fully online self-paced program will prepare you for a nationally accredited industry certification exam in as little as 12 weeks!
Interactive and engaging lessons with practical labs and real-life simulations will prepare you for the hands-on training externship portion of our program with Walgreens / CVS Pharmacies and others.
With our training program, you will be fully prepared to successfully pass the NHA or PTCB exam and find your way into the job market as a CPhT. We have designed and developed a comprehensive training program with many practice opportunities for you to feel comfortable with the exam. You will always have an instructor available to answer any questions you may have.
We partnered with CVS and Walgreens to provide externship placements for our students. This externship will provide students with extensive hands-on training and allow them to apply the knowledge and skills they gained from the course to a real pharmacy setting.
Our comprehensive training course covers topics such as drug and medical terminology, self-management skills, patient interaction and pharmacy math.
All-inclusive online access to course materials available immediately upon enrollment.
12-month access to the course materials.
Six practice exams (NHA/CPhT).
Comprehensive dosage-calculation training .
Audio narration for each page and video. Because each individual learns differently, we provide optional audio support of all content for improved comprehension.
Quizzes for each module to assess topic comprehension. Assessment contains rationales explaining correct and incorrect answers.
Supplemental practice exam with assessment questions.
Nationally accredited certification exam fee is covered by us (once).
Fundamental Knowledge for Pharmacy Technician (20 modules)
Externship Placement: CVS / Walgreens
Complete Study Guide (8 modules)
Practice Tests (Six)
Certification Exam ExCPT or PTCB
Course Syllabus & Planning Your ScheduleFREE PREVIEW
Course Details and AssignmentsFREE PREVIEW
Meet Your InstructorsFREE PREVIEW
Meet Your Classmates
Instructions on Accessing Your NHA Portal
Advance Planning for the Certification Exam (NHA)
PowerPoint: Introduction and Basic Overview CPhT
Responsibilities of a Pharmacy Technician
Introduction and Basic Overview: NHA Portal
Discussion Post Activity
Video Presentation: Anatomy and Physiology
Human Organ Systems
PowerPoint: Integumentary System
PowerPoint: Muscular System
PowerPoint: Nervous & Sensory
PowerPoint: Cardiovascular & Lymphatic
PowerPoint: Respiratory System
PowerPoint: Digestive and Urinary Systems
PowerPoint: Endocrine System
PowerPoint: Reproductive System
Basic Anatomy and Physiology
Basic Anatomy and Physiology: NHA Portal
Clinic Scenario Questions.
Case Study: Shane’s Daycare Incident
Web Resources: Medical Terminology Introduction
Overview of Common Medical Terminology Prefixes
PowerPoint: Medical Terminology
Drug and Medical Terminology: PowerPoint Presentation
Drug and Medical Terminology: NHA Portal
Understanding Prescription Abbreviations
Discussion Activity: In the Clinic- Abbreviations
PowerPoint: Introduction to Pharmacology
Introduction to Pharmacology
Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacodynamics
Basic Pharmacology: NHA Portal
Pharmacology - Pharmacokinetics
Pharmacokinetics Discussion Post
Basics of Infection Prevention
Pharmacy & Infection Control
PowerPoint: Infection Control, Wellness, and Disease Prevention
Infection Control, Wellness, and Disease Prevention: NHA Portal
Case Study Discussion Post
PowerPoint: Prescription Medication- General
Web Resource : Understanding Prescriptions
Generic Vs. Branded Drugs
Prescription Medications: NHA Portal
PowerPoint: Prescription Medication- Controlled Substances
Medications: Controlled Substances: NHA Portal
What are Schedule Drugs?
Case Study Discussion Activity
Written Assignment: Calculating DEA Numbers
The Dispensing Process
PowerPoint: Dispensing Process
The Dispensing Process: NHA Portal
Prescription Drug Dispensing Errors
Case Study Discussion Activity
Web Resource: A Review of Conversion Factors
PowerPoint: Pharmacy Calculations
Interpreting Directions for Use
Written Assignment: General Requirements of a Written Prescription
PowerPoint: Commonly Prescribed Interventions
Commonly Prescribed Interventions: NHA Portal
Research Activity: Insulin
Case Study, Discussion Activity
PowerPoint: Managed Care Prescriptions
Managed Care Prescriptions: NHA Portal
Research Activity: Medicare D
PowerPoint: Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medications
The Most Common OTC Medications
Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medications: NHA Portal
Research and Reflection:Misuse of an OTC Medicine
Self Management Skills, Communication, and Teamwork
PowerPoint: Self Management Skills
Self Management Skills, Communication, and Teamwork: NHA Portal
Discussion Post Pharmacy Scenario
PowerPoint: Patient Interaction
Patient Interaction: NHA Portal
Research of Pharmacy Technician’s Code of Ethics
PowerPoint: An Overview of Federal Privacy Requirements
An Overview of Federal Privacy Requirements: NHA Portal
Most Common HIPAA Violations
What Are The 4 Ds of Medical Negligence?
Research Paper on HIPAA Violation
PowerPoint: Non-Dispensing Duties
Non-dispensing Duties: NHA Portal
Activity: Visit Your Local Pharmacy
Activity: Pharmacy Recall
PowerPoint: Unit Dose Systems and Medication Repackaging
Unit Dose Systems and Medication Repackaging: NHA Portal
Activity: Single-Unit and Unit-Dose Packages of Medications
PowerPoint: Non-Sterile Product Compounding
Non-Sterile Product Compounding: NHA Portal
Video: Non-Sterile Compounding
PowerPoint: Sterile Product Compounding
Sterile Compounding, How it Should Work
Sterile Product Compounding: NHA Portal
PowerPoint: Emergency Situations
Emergency Situations: NHA Portal
Research Natural Disaster in the United States
First Practice Exam
Description of Study Guide
1- Overview of Responsibilities of a Pharmacy Technician
Quiz: Pharmacy Technician Overview
2- Law, Regulations, and Controlled Substances
Quiz: Laws, Regulations, and Controlled Substances
3- Classifications and Frequently Prescribed Medications
Quiz: Drug Classifications and Frequently Prescribed Medications
4- Prescription and medication order intake and entry
Quiz: Prescription and medication order intake and entry
5- Preparing and Dispensing Prescriptions
Quiz: Preparing and Dispensing Prescriptions: Overview
7- Unit Dose, and Repackaging
Quiz:Unit Dose, and Repackaging
8- Medication Safety and Quality Assurance
Quiz: Medication Safety and Quality Assurance
Second practice exam
Supplemental Practice Exam