Asnuntuck Community College Certified Pharmacy Technician Program

Credit Recommendation

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician Training: 4 credits, lower division level

Effective Dates

May 2010 through May 2020

Source of Records

Registrar's Office; Asnuntuck Community College; 170 Elm Street; Enfield, CT 06082

About the Training Sponsor

The Department of Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Asnuntuck Community College was established to provide opportunities for lifelong learning for residents of the College's service area. The Department is dedicated to providing relevant programs and services to the general public, business and industry, nonprofit organizations, professional associations, and others, and to promoting the College as a focus of lifelong learning.

How to Apply for the Credit


Certified Pharmacy Technician Training: 4 credits, lower division level
This comprehensive, 60-hour course prepares you for an entry-level position in a community, hospital, or long-term care setting. Topics include medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Learn dosage calculation, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, and dose conversion. Students will develop their knowledge of prescription dispensing, inventory control, billing, and insurance reimbursement.

About the Review

This review was funded by the Connecticut Health & Life Sciences Career Initiative (HLSCI), a Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant, as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor. HLSCI is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.