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IV Admixture Certification Course for Pharmacy Technicians



Course Overview

This course is designed for certified, registered pharmacy technicians who wish to gain national IV certification that will be accepted by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and/or Texas State Board of Pharmacy.  Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a certificate from Richland College, a frame-able certificate from Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists** and 40 hours of ACPE-accredited professional continuing education credit.

Course Description

This course will prepare pharmacy technicians to perform IV admixture of sterile products using proper aseptic technique and processes that are consistent with the latest revision of USP 797 standards.  This course will be a combination of 20 hours of home study via eCampus and 56 hours of live laboratory skills practice for the development of hands-on skills.  Completion of home study will require a computer with high-speed internet access, particularly as examinations are administered online.

Instructor is LiAnne Webster, PhTR, Health Professions Administrator at Richland College.

Tuition is $595 along with liability insurance of up to $18.13. Required textbook is included with tuition.

Prerequisites

  • Must be a certified technician and currently registered with Texas State Board of Pharmacy.
  • must have at 2,000 hours (about one year) of work experience, as noted on current resume

Registration

Applicants must complete student data sheet and provide proof of current credentials to obtain a signed registration form.

Coursework Hours
PTCB-Approved IV Technician Certification w/Liability Insurance (PHRA 1091) 56
Total Contact Hours 56

**The Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This continuing professional education program (0156-9999-13-200-H01-T & 0156-9999-13-201-L01-T) provides 40.0 contact hours (0.4 CEU), (20 live hours & 20 hone-study hours) of continuing pharmacy education. This programís accreditation expires on April 1, 2016. To receive a Statement of Participation, your attendance must be verified, a program evaluation must be completed and turned in at the end of the program, a score of 75% for higher on the exam, and mastery of the hands-on validation skills. Official credit will be issued through the My CPE Monitor website, you will also receive a frame-able statement of credit.

Note: Effective January 1, 2013, all participants seeking CPE credit will be required to provide their NABP e-Profile ID # and date of birth (in MMDD format) for issuance of CPE Statements of Credit. For full details click here.

In keeping with ACPE program requirements, we must announce any financial disclosures made by the speaker(s) at the beginning of the program, even if there is no financial relationship to disclose. If the speaker(s) refuses to provide financial disclosures, he/she may not deliver the presentation.

For more information
Please call 972-238-6950 or
email HealthProfessions@dcccd.edu or
visit our website Health Professions Home

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