Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program

Lead Instructor: Nicole Clark PharmD, MHA, BCPS

The completion of this Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy approve pharmacy technician training program will prepare the participant to work in a hospital pharmacy department. Pharmacy technicians work under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist and perform such tasks as: packaging medications, inventory control, medication delivery, working with and maintaining various technologies, customer service and record keeping. This program, which includes classroom hours and hands-on training (practicum), will prepare the participant to take a Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy-approved examination for registration. In order to work as a pharmacy technician, in Massachusetts, you must work for 500 hours as a Pharmacy Technician trainee or complete a Board-approved pharmacy technician training program (accomplished through the practicum) as well as successfully pass the registration examination. This program will also serve as a foundation for preparation to take the National Pharmacy Technician Certification exam.

Successful completion of the course in no way represents a guarantee of employment in the Hallmark Health System (HHS) Pharmacy Department.

Scheduled to begin in February 2018. Please contact the Admissions Office for details 781-306-6000 or admissions@lmregis.org. To learn more attend an Information Session. Please click here for details on the Information Session flier.

Prerequisites:

Must be at least 18 years of age; be of good moral character; have no drug-related convicted felonies; have a high school diploma or GED, or currently enrolled in a program that awards such degree or certificate. Must fully complete the Lawrence Memorial Certificate Programs Enrollment Form. All applicants will be required to complete a math proficiency exam.