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Lamar State College - Pharmacy Technology School

Pharmacy Technology School

General Info

Lamar State College–Orange is a two-year community college located in Orange, Texas, offering a variety of degrees, certifications, and institutional awards.

The Program

Purpose | Mission Statement
  • The Pharmacy Technology program is competency-based and will teach the appropriate skills, knowledge, and perspectives needed to succeed within the Pharmacy Technology field. Students will be given the opportunity to attain competence in oral and written communication as well as math and computer skills specific to the workplace.
Pharmacy Technology program consists of a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for employment as pharmacy technicians. Successful completers of pharmacy technology certificate program will be eligible to write the licensure examination that is mandated. Students who complete the Pharmacy Technology program are automatically certified in preparation of IV solutions and sterile compounding under Texas Board of Pharmacy Rule 291.71 through 291.76 which specifies: "Pharmacy technicians who compound sterile pharmaceuticals must also complete through a single course, sterile pharmaceuticals training as required by Board Rule 291.36(c)(4)(C): a structured on-the-job 40 hour training program, a 40 hour training program presented by the ACPE approved provider; or a training program accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. The pharmacy technician functions under the direct supervision of the registered pharmacist. Pharmacy Technology program is competency based and will teach the appropriate skills, knowledge and perspectives needed to succeed within the pharmacy technology field. Students will be given the opportunity to attain competence in oral and written communication as well as math and computer skills specific to the workplace.

Admission Requirements

Special Admission Requirements for Pharmacy Technology Program

Students must meet the following admission requirements to be accepted into the Lamar State College-Orange Pharmacy Technology Program
  1. possess a high-school diploma or a GED certificate;
  2. be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age;
  3. complete the Pharmacy Technology Program Application;
  4. complete the Applicant Interview Form and Employment History Form;
  5. have one personal letter of recommendation on the form provided; and
  6. be recommended by the program director or designee for admissions.

Accreditation

Lamar State College Pharmacy Technology Program is accredited by the American Society of Health System

Academic Degree

Pharmacy Technology Certificate

Address

Lamar State College
Lamar State College-Orange
410 Front Street
Orange, Tx 77630

Voice +1.409.882.3044
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Added: Tue Mar 16 2010
Last Modified: Wed Feb 05 2014