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Pharmacy Technician | Medical Interpreter (English/Espanol) | Medical Terminology | Medical Coding | Medical Billing


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Pharmacy Technician Program


 Become a Pharmacy Tech in 7 Months

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technicians are in high-demand, with job opportunities projected to grow 25 percent by 2016. The prescription drug industry is changing everyday. With those changes comes a need for a new wave of highly trained pharmacy technicians. Successful graduates of this program are prepared for careers in retail and hospital pharmacy settings. A Pharmacy Technician assists the pharmacist with mixing and packaging prescriptions, referring clients to the pharmacist for counseling, inventory control and purchasing, as well as collecting payment and coordinating billing. This course combines 182 hours of classroom instruction with 160 hours of pharmacy externship to provide you with a complete learning experience.

Fee


Class fee of $1,699 externship, course completion certificate, and affidavit of completion for the CA Pharmacy Board licence application. Various payment plans are available.

    NEW REDUCED PRICE!!!

Certification


Upon successful completion graduates will receive a certificate of completion and become eligible to apply for registration as a Pharmacy Technician in the State of California.

Pre-requisites


Minimum 18 years of age and high school completion or its equivalent. Students need competency in, or completion of a basic computer operations class. Students will be required to have access to the internet, printing capabilities and an email address. A Math and English pre-assessment test will be administered on the first class meeting to ensure student success.

Attend a
Free Information Session

February 7, 2015

Call for details

Interested?
We begin classes

May 2015

Saturdays!

Medical Interpreter/Translator (English/Espanol)


 Become a Licensed California Medical Interpreter

Pharmacy Technician

Medical Interpreters are in demand for hospitals, clinics, insurance companies and for government services. This course will give students the requisite 40 hours of instruction and preparation to pas either the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) or the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters (NBCMI), as well as help students prepare for oral examinations.  More than just getting a license, our veteran instructor, Isaias Saldana, will help students to practice and prepare for a successful career!

Beginning students enroll in a 1-day intensive introductory course after a free Intro Workshop and Skills Assessment.  After this, students are welcome to take and continue in our ongoing workshops until they are prepared for the licensing exams, or just to keep up on their vocabulary and continually evolving medical terminology.

NOTE: This program requires capability in both English and Spanish and some familiarity with Medical Terminology in either language.  Students who do not excel in both languages (and Medical Terminology) should expect a greater number of total class hours for mastery of the subject matter.

Fee


FREE Intro Workshop; class fee of $75 for the Beginner Intensive; $150 for 6-week interactive Clinics.  Students enrolling in "Medical Interpretetation/Translation Program Series" receive Intro Workshop, Beginner Intensive and 6-week Clinic for $200 total.

Certification


Upon successful completion graduates will receive a certificate of completion and become eligible to apply for registration as a Pharmacy Technician in the State of California.

Pre-requisites


Students need to be proficient and preferably, literate in both English and Spanish, and some familiarity with Medical Terminology will be helpful.  Students not possessing these skills may still enroll, but should plan on a greater number of 6-week Clinic enrollments to gain the skills, practice and vocabulary necessary to pass the licensing examinations and, especially to be an effective Interpreter.  A skills assessment will be given during the Free Intro Workshop to help the instructor better understand the educational needs of new students.

Attend a
Free Information Session

February 7, 2015

Call for details

Interested?
We begin classes

January 20, 2015

 For more information,

Please Call (323) 953-4000 Ext. 2651 or visit http://communityservices.lacitycollege.edu

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