NURSE'S AIDE TRAINING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Become a CNA in 7 weeks! This course will prepare you for the state certification exam and covers basic nursing skills, personal care skills and recognition for mental health and social service needs, basic restorative services and residential rights. TUITION: $999 plus books, uniforms, exam fee and gait belt. Mandatory Orientation! Prerequisite: A Mantoux test is required prior to the start of class. You must have a high school diploma or GED. Final acceptance depends upon an acceptable CORI.

HOME HEALTH AIDE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

This course is designed as a 15 hour cross-over for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA). Earn a certificate as a Home Health Aide and expand your employment opportunities! TUITION: $250 plus books. Graduates of UCT Nurses Aide Program pay a discounted rate of $150

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT)

This program is designed to teach you how to conduct emergency medical care in the pre-hospital environment. The program consists of 139 classroom hours, 48 online hours, and a 10+hour clinical component in hospital and ambulance setting. The course covers entry level training (basic life support) and will prepare you to be considered eligible to sit for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Certification exam and the National Registry for Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). TUITION: $825 plus textbook, uniform and exam fee.

MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Prepare for careers as a Patient Registration Specialist, Medical Office Assistant, Medical Patient Service representative Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant.

    You will receive a Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate upon successful completion of:
  • Medical Terminology
  • Basic Life Support
  • Administrative Medical Assistant
  • Medical Law, Ethics & Cultural Competence

Prerequisite: Computer Basics, Microsoft Word.

CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Prepare yourself to work as a Medical Assistant for physicians, medical groups and/or other health care facilities.

    You will receive a Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate upon successful completion of:
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • EKG Technician
  • Advanced EKG Technician
  • Basic Life Support
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Medical Law, Ethics & Cultural Competence
  • PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

    Patient Care Technicians work with doctors, nurses and other health care professionals to provide direct patient care in a variety of health care environments, especially hospitals and other acute care settings.

      You will receive a Patient Care Technician Certificate upon successful completion of:
    • Medical Terminology
    • Basic Life Support
    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • EKG Technician
    • Advanced EKG Technician
    • Phlebotomy Technician
    • Medical Law, Ethics & Cultural Competence
    • Prerequisite: Must be a CNA.

      EKG TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

      Prepare yourself to work as a Certified EKG Technician in hospitals, clinics and emergency rooms.

        You will receive an EKG Technician Certificate upon successful completion of:
      • Medical Terminology
      • Basic Life Support
      • EKG Technician
      • Advanced EKG Technician
      • Medical Law, Ethics & Cultural Competence
      • DIAGNOSTIC TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

        A Diagnostic Technician is responsible for accurately performing and processing electrocardiograms, draws intravenous and capillary blood from adults, infants and children and all related functions.

          You will receive a Diagnostic Technician Certificate upon successful completion of:
        • Medical Terminology
        • Basic Life Support
        • Anatomy and Physiology
        • EKG Technician
        • Advanced EKG Technician
        • Phlebotomy Technician
        • Medical Law, Ethics & Cultural Competence
        • MEDICAL BILLING & CODING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

          Medical Coding Specialists are employed in hospitals, physicians' offices, health care insurance agencies, nursing homes and health clinics. Other medical positions are claims examiners, billing clerks, reimbursement analysts and more.

            You will receive a Medical Billing & Coding Certificate upon successful completion of:
          • Medical Terminology
          • Anatomy & Physiology
          • Basic & Advanced Medical Billing & Coding
          • This certificate prepares you for the National Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exam offered through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

            All courses must be taken at the Upper Cape Tech campus to qualify for the Certificate Programs. Under special circumstances, transfer of one course taken from an accredited college or technical school with a grade of B- or better may be allowed.

          Health Careers

          NURSES AIDE TRAINING - Certified Nursing Assistant




          Code: S22-310
          Price: $999.00

          Prerequisites: CORI, Health Vaccinations
          Instructor: Robin Shaw, RN, MSN
          Day/Time: MON/WED,/FRI 4:30-9:00PM
          Start Date: July 12, 2021
          Fees: $999.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 7 WEEKS

          Course Description:



          Become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). Lectures through GOOGLE MEET on MONDAY/TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY 4:30PM-9:00PM. This 7 week course will prepare you for the state certification exam to BECOME A CNA, Certified Nursing Assistant. The Nurse's Aide Training covers basic nursing skills, personal care skills and recognition for mental health and social service needs, basic restorative services and residential rights. It does NOT include Home Health Aide. Employment opportunities exist at hospitals, nursing homes, home health care agencies, domiciliary care and residential care facilities. Uniforms, text books, gait belt and Massachusetts State exam fees are NOT included in tuition. A PPD (TB) vaccine as well as the flu vaccine is required prior to the start of class. You must be able to lift, push, move and turn at least 50lbs. Final acceptance depends upon an acceptable CORI which must be completed by the night of orientation. No refunds are given due to an unacceptable CORI. Students are encouraged to register and complete Basic Life Support- CPR course (available at UCT through website). 

          TEXTBOOK REQUIRED:  Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care:  Long-Term Care, 4th Edition - ISBN: 978-1604250770 ON Amazon.com.  ALSO, the workbook ISBN 978-1-60425-0756 Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care: Long - Term Care 4th Edition Workbook..  Go to www.amazon.com to Purchase the book and workbook.

          REQUIREMENTS: Students must have proof of PPD (TB) vaccination, flu vaccine and forms of ID for CORI.
          STATE CERTIFICATION: Students who successfully complete the program will be able to take the MA State Certification Exam on-site at Upper Cape CodTechnical School.

          Phlebotomy Technician - IN-PERSON CLASS.




          Code: F22-301
          Price: $1,999.00

          Prerequisites: Medical Terminology, must be able to SPEAK and WRITE fluent English, High School diploma or GED
          Instructor: TBD
          Day/Time: Monday/Wednesday 6:00-9:00PM
          Start Date: September 13, 2021
          Fees: $1,999.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 12 Weeks

          Course Description:

          PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN - IN- PERSON AT THE SCHOOL.

          This course will provide both theory and practical skills required for a student to perform both routine and challenging veni-puncture and capillary skin puncture collections. In addition, collection, processing, and distribution of lab specimens according to standard procedures will be presented.

          The course lectures and labs will emphasize laboratory safety standards, legal and ethical behaviors, HIPAA, and quality control.

          The course includes an overview of human anatomy (circulatory system), basic hematology, and micro-collection techniques. Upon successful completion of this course and Phlebotomy Lab skills class, the student will have entry-level skills to perform as a phlebotomy technician.

          *After passing this class, students will be required to complete a 120 hr Clinical Externship at one of our affiliated hospitals or clinic sites.

          *At the completion of both the class and the Externship, students will be eligible to sit for a National Certification Examination.


           

          COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

          Upon completion of the program, the student will be able to:

          • Perform as an entry level phlebotomy technician.

          • Perform veni-punctures and capillary skin punctures.

          • Perform standard procedures in the collection, processing, and distribution of lab specimens.

          • Understand the role and function of phlebotomy in the overall care of a client.

          • Explain and summarize the basic components of a clinical and/or medical record.

          • Describe and recognize safety standards, legal and ethical behaviors, and quality control related       

            to phlebotomy.                                               

          §Demonstrate proper procedures for requisitioning, collection, processing and Transport of Laboratory specimens

           Required Text: Phlebotomy Simplified, Third Edition, Diane Garza and Kathleen Becan-McBride

                                ISBN-13  978-0-13-471834-7, www.pearson.com 

          ONLINE BASIC & ADVANCED MEDICAL BILLING & CODING COURSE




          Code: F22-317
          Price: $1,100.00

          Prerequisites: Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology
          Instructor: Professor Karmle L. Conrad, MHA, CPC, CCMA, RPT. Board Certified professional coder, CPC, with the American Academy of Professional Coders, AAPC.
          Day/Time: MONDAY & WEDNESDAYS, 6:00-9:00PM
          Start Date: 9/20/21-12/15/21
          Fees: $1,100
          Number of Class Meetings: 28 Sessions

          Course Description:

           ONLINE BASIC & ADVANCED MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING - This course prepares students for the position of medical billing and coding in doctor's offices, clinics, hospitals, all healthcare billing and coding businesses, and insurance companies.
          The course covers the necessary introductory skills in order to begin collecting, processing, and disseminating medical information and providing coding for billing as required by the health care industry.  Your will learn about 
          the 3 major code-sets:  ICD-10-CM, and CPT, and HCPS:  what they are for, how to use them and when to use them.  No codes need to be memorized.  After this course, you will be ready to take the certification exam prep 
          course for the AAPC's certified professional coder status, CPC. Lectures are delivered via Google Meet.

          Current-year code books must be purchased.


          The required textbooks will be available from the publisher, Elsevier, in a 5-book bundle package after January 1, 2021.  Please check this course listing for updated ordering information. If you have questions, please contact Prof. Conrad @ kconrad@adultedu.uppercapetech.org

          GET YOUR ELSEVIER CUSTOM PACKAGES ON Evolve TODAY!
          https://evolve.elsevier.com/UCCRVT_SPR21_MIBC_Evolve

          You may contact Prof. Conrad with any questions and concerns at:  kconrad@adultedu.uppercapetech.org

          Instructor:  Karmle L. Conrad, MHA, CPC, CCMA, RPT. Professor Conrad is a board-certified professioal
          coder, CPC, with the American Academy of Professional Coders, AAPC.



          Medical Assistant-Clinical Hybrid (in person)




          Code: F22-302
          Price: $2,100.00

          Prerequisites: Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Law & Ethics, Phlebotomy, EKG & Adv EKG, Basic Life Support
          Instructor: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CCMA, RPT, CPC, CHLC.
          Day/Time: Tuesday/Thursday; 6-9pm
          Start Date: 9/14/21-12/16/21 Externships in January 2022
          Fees: $2100
          Number of Class Meetings: 10 weeks; 2 three hour classes per week

          Course Description:

          The Medical Assistant Clinical course will include in-person lectures, hands-on procedures in medical asepsis practices, vital signs, patient examinations, medical laboratory procesures, emergency preparedness for the medical office, assisting with minor surgical procedures, physical rehabilitative assistance, and pharmacology theory and procedures. Theory will be included with each procedure.Completion of 120 hour externship required.

          Mandatory Orientation: 

          Prerequisite Courses:
          Medical Terminology
          Basic Life Support
          Anatomy & Physiology

          *all other required courses including Medical Law & Ethics, Phlebotomy Technician, EKG, and Advanced EKG must be taken IN ADVANCE of the Clinical Medical Assistant course.



          Required Textbook:

          The textbooks and course work will all be online with McGraw Hill's CONNECT program. The link for CONNECT will be sent to all regisstered students before the class begins.

          If you have any questions, please email the instructor: Prof Karmle L Conrad, @ 

          kconrad@adultedu.uppercapetech.org


          Instructor: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CCMA, CPC, RPT

          **It is recommended that students register for the Medical Assistant National Certification Exam Prep Course if they plan to sit for the National Healthcareers Association Certification.

          Medical Law, Ethics & Cultural Competence Online




          Code: S22-324
          Price: $450.00

          Instructor: Robin Shaw, RN, MSN
          Day/Time: TUES/THURS, 5:30-8:30 PM
          Start Date: 6/15/21-7/8/21
          Fees: $450.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 8 Sessions

          Course Description:

          This online course will help you better deal with the many legal and ethical issues that you as a health care professional will face every day. The topics are derived from real-life experiences and dilemmas from a variety of health care practitioners. You will practice critical thinking skills to decide how to resolve the real life situations or theoretical scenarios, determine why the court made a particular ruling and decide if the issues are relevant to the health care profession you will practice. In addition, you will discover how to communicate and relate to patients from various cultural backgrounds. This course is a required prerequisite for several programs including: Medical Assistant, EKG Technician, Diagnostic Technician, Patient Care Technician. Students are required to purchase the following textbook prior to the start of class.

          TEXTBOOK: Law & Ethics for the Health Professions 6e. ISBN:978-0073374710
          INSTRUCTOR: Robin Shaw, RN, MSN
          FORMAT: Online

          Veterinary Assistant




          Code: W21-330
          Price: $450.00

          Instructor: Elise McAllister
          Day/Time: Mondays, 5:30pm-8:30pm
          Start Date: 2/22/21
          Fees: $450.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 10 Sessions

          Course Description:

          Interested in exploring the world of veterinary medicine? Learn the skills needed to become a functional part of a veterinary team. Topics in this course include, but are not limited to: Office and Hospital Procedures, Communication and Client Relations, Animal Restraint, Medical Terminology, Pharmacy, Lab Procedures, Radiology, Surgical Preparation, Small Animal Nursing, Basic First Aid and CPR.  This class provides the student with a certificate of completion.  The student must attend 7 of the 9 lectures in order to receive their certificate of completion.  As each class is 3 hours there is a significant amount of material covered. 

          Textbook: Veterinary Assisting by Beth Vanhorn & Robert W. Clark. ISBN-13: 978-1435453876

          Instructor: Elise McAllister has been in the animal industry for over 10 years, teaching at agricultural high schools and dog training. She has a yellow Labrador named Revis who is a certified therapy dog. Elise enjoys all animals and believes in positive reinforcement for training exercises and error free learning for happy fulfilled pets!

          Anatomy & Physiology Online




          Code: W21-307M
          Price: $450.00

          Instructor: Nancy DeSouza, RN, MSN
          Day/Time: MONDAY & Wednesdays, 5-8PM
          Start Date: March 24, 2021-April 21, 2021
          Fees: $450.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 8 SESSIONS.

          Course Description:

          This human anatomy & physiology online course is recommended for those entering the health field, especially Medical Coding. It is designed to explore and understand the body's structure and investigate the functions for living things. This course provides you with information on all the body systems. Multimedia learning tools and “take with you” materials and resources are included in every class. This is a required prerequisite for several programs such as: Phlebotomy, Medical Assistant, EKG Technician, Medical Billing & Coding, Diagnostic Technician and Patient Care Technician.Students are required to purchase the following textbook prior to the start of class.

          TEXTBOOK: Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease for the Healthcare Professional, 3rd Edition, ISBN: 978-0073402222
          INSTRUCTOR: Nancy DeSouza, RN, MSN
          FORMAT: Online with Zoom

          EKG-Basic & Advanced Electrocardiography ONLINE




          Code: W21-900
          Price: $650.00

          Prerequisites: Medical Terminology
          Instructor: Nancy DeSouza, RN, MSN, UCT PN Instructor and ICU Nurse for 14 years
          Day/Time: Monday/Wednesday 5PM-8PM
          Start Date: 4/21/21-5/31/21
          Fees: $650 + $15 registration fee
          Number of Class Meetings: 10 sessions

          Course Description:

          This two course program is combined to provide the student with an understanding of the principles of cardiac circulation, which will include the cardiac cycle and the conduction system of the heart. The emphasis of this course is to prove the skills to performing a 12-lead EKG tracings and basic rhythm identification, The Advanced EKG portion of the course offers advanced skills to understand in more detail the cardiac cycle, advanced rhythms interpretation, and how myocardial infarctions affect the EKG tracing. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology.

          The Basic EKG will last for 8 sessions, then continue with 4 sessions in Advanced EKG course immediately. The last 2 classes will be the practicum componenet of the course, it will offer students the skills necessary to perform a 12-lead electrocardiograph in a lab setting.



          ONLINE FORMAT: Zoom
          TEXTBOOK: Electrocardiography for Healthcare Profesionals, 3rd edition, ISBN:978-0077485276
          INSTRUCTOR: Nancy DeSouza, RN, MSN UCT PN Instructor and ICU Nurse for 14 years. 
          EMAIL: desouzanancy@hotmail.com

          EMT-Emergency Medical Technician Training - Online Lectures - Labs in person.




          Code: S22-329
          Price: $1,250.00

          Instructor: Dan Pina, Sylvester Consultants Inc.
          Day/Time: TUES/THURS 6:00-10:00
          Start Date: 6/14/21-8/20/21 - Lectures Online - Labs in Person
          Fees: $1250.00 - includes MA State Exam Fee, uniform & textbook
          Number of Class Meetings: 35

          Course Description:

          EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN TRAINING - The Upper Cape Tech EMT Program is a comprehensive, entry level training course, designed to prepare students to successfully pass the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) written and psychomotor certification. To accomplish this, the course uses a mix of online lectures, classroom instruction, and hands-on clinical experiences. Tuition includes MA State exam fees, textbook and uniform.

          *Students must complete a CORI prior to the beginning of class.

          **It is recommended that students register for the EMT Certification Prep Course after completing the EMT Training Course. 

           


          ONLINE Patient Registration for the Health Care Professional- ONLINE COURSE




          Code: W21-320
          Price: $450.00

          Instructor: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CCMA, RPT, CPC, CHLC.
          Day/Time: Tuesday/Thursday; 6-9pm
          Start Date: 4/23/21-5/28/21- ONLINE COURSE
          Fees: $450 + $15 registration fee
          Number of Class Meetings: 10 sessions

          Course Description:

          This online course will teach you the basics of patient registration for all types of health care offices: medical, dental, specialties, rehabilitation, long-term care, and more. Topics include: medical law and ethics, HIPAA compliance, communication skills, electronic health record use, medical terminology as pertains to the front office, insurance coding and billing, reimbursement, and collections.

          All work is completed with recorded online lectures, homework, and tessts with weekly online meetings on Fridays at 6pm.

          TEXTBOOK: The textbooks and course work will all be online with McGraw Hills CONNECT program. the link for CONNECT will be sent to registered students before the class begins.

          If you have any questions, please email the instructor: Prof Karmle L Conrad, @ 

          kconrad@adultedu.uppercapetech.org


          FORMAT: Online
          PREREQUISITE: Medical Terminology
          INSTRUCTOR: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CPC, CCMA, RPT

          Administrative Medical Assistant ONLINE




          Code: W21-902MAY
          Price: $599.00

          Prerequisites: Medical Terminology & Medical Law & Ethics
          Instructor: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CPC, CCMA, RPT
          Day/Time: Some virtual meets; some recorded lecture self-paced
          Start Date: May 14 - June 18, 2021
          Fees: $599+$15 Reg Fee
          Number of Class Meetings: 10

          Course Description:

          The online Administrative Medical Assistant course will instruct the student in front office procedures including patient registration, telephone techniques, HIPPA Law, medical billing and coding basics, finance practice, Electronic Health Records, and practice management overview. You will access and learn to use an online HER through the CONNECT classroom. A certification of completion will be awarded upon completion of all the coures in the Administrative Medical Assistant program.

          Online recorded lectures with online date-specific homework will be the main format for learning. Google Meet sessions will take place for a few of the classes beginning with the first class.
          TEXTBOOK: The course textbook and all work will be done in an online format with McGraw-Hill's CONNECT Program. The link for CONNECT will be sent to all registered students before the class begins.
          INSTRUCTOR: Karmle Conrad, MHA, CPC, CCMA, RPT
          EMAIL: kconrad@adultedu.uppercapetech.org


          If you have any questions, please email the instructor: Prof Karmle L Conrad, @ 

          kconrad@adultedu.uppercapetech.org



          Medical Terminology-Online




          Code: W21-901A
          Price: $450.00

          Instructor: Robin Shaw, RN, MSN
          Day/Time: Tuesday/Thursday; 5:30-8:30pm
          Start Date: 4/13/21-5/16/21
          Fees: $450 + $15 registration fee
          Number of Class Meetings: 8 Sessions

          Course Description:

          This online course is designed to train the student for a career in the high growth medical field. Build your medical vocabulary; understand health care roles associated with the function of the human body. Communication skills, medical and ethical, customer service, time management concepts will be discussed and applied to the health care environment today. This is a required prerequisite for several programs such as: Phlebotomy, Medical Assistant, EKG Technician, Medical Billing & Coding, Diagnostic Technician and Patient Care Technician.

          ONLINE FORMAT: Google Meet
          TEXTBOOK: Davi - Ellen Chabner, D.E. -  Medical Terminology A Short Course (8th Edition) 
          ISBN: 978-0323444927

          TEAS Prep-Math - IN-PERSON AT THE SCHOOL




          Code: W21-921APR
          Price: $150.00

          Instructor: James Levesque
          Day/Time: Tues/Thurs, 4PM-6PM
          Start Date: 4/6/21, 4/8/21, 4/13/21, 4/15/21
          Fees: $150
          Number of Class Meetings: 4 sessions

          Course Description:

          This two week course will preprare individuals for the math portion of the TEAS Exam. Topics include: fractions decimals, percents, numerical/algebraic operations, geometry and measurement, data and graph analysis. The class will be held on Tuesday and Thursdays for two consecutive weeks. Optional review class. 

          Instructor: James Levesque is a graduate of Upper Cape Tech and Massachusetts Maritime Academy with a degree in Facilites Engineering. He has worked in numerous jobs as an engineer before finding his passion in education. He is currently teaching Algebra 1 and Geometry at Upper Cape Tech.

          TEAS PREP-Reading/English/Language Use IN-PERSON AT SCHOOL




          Code: W21-920M
          Price: $150.00

          Instructor: Samantha McMahon
          Day/Time: Mon/Tue/Wed, 6PM-8:30PM
          Start Date: 5/10,/21, 5/11/21, 5/12/21, 5/17/21, 5/18/21, 5/19/21
          Fees: $150
          Number of Class Meetings: 6 Sessions

          Course Description:

          This two week course will prepare individuals for the Reading and English and Language Usage portions of the TEAS Exam and provide test taking strategies. Topics covered for the Reading portion include: paragraph and passage comprehension, purposes of writing, structure of writing, and informational source comprehension. Topics covered for the English and Language Usage include: fundamentals of grammar, sentence structure, spelling and punctuation, and commonly misused and misspelled words. The instructor will provide multiple opportunities for practice tests and test review.

          Instructor: Samantha McMahon received her Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education from Bridgewater State University. She holds her Massachusetts Educators License in both English and Theater Arts.

          Basic Life Session-2nd Session




          Code: W20--3052
          Price: $89.00

          Day/Time: Monday, 4:30pm-8:30pm
          Start Date: TBD
          Fees: 89.00
          Number of Class Meetings: 1 session

          Course Description:

          Employees in a healthcare setting will benefit from this course. The class covers infant, child and adult techniques from choking and CPR training. You receive information on heart attacks, strokes, AED (defibrillator) training and use of barrier devices. The American Heart Association certificate in Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health care Providers is provided upon completion.  

          ASPT Exam Facility Fee




          Code: W21-301A
          Price: $35.00

          Prerequisites: Phlebotomy
          Instructor: Diane Distolfo
          Day/Time: Thursday, 6PM
          Start Date: March 18, 2021
          Fees: $35
          Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

          Course Description:

          Phlebotomy graduates who are registered to take the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT) Certification Exam, who would like to test at Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School, must register for the facility fee as well as the exam. 

          Pharmacy Technician Certificate




          Code: S22-325
          Price: $2,000.00

          Prerequisites: high school diploma/GED; CORI, Immunizations
          Instructor: TBD
          Day/Time: TUE/THUR 4:30pm-9:30pm
          Start Date: June 1, 2021
          Fees: $2000 + $15 registration fee
          Number of Class Meetings: 24 sessions

          Course Description:

          The UCT Pharmacy Technician Certificate program prepares students for practice as entry-level pharmacy technicians in a variety of settings such as community, hospital, home care and long-term care. The curriculum includes 120 hours of theory and 120 hours of practical instruction. Students learn the skills and abilities needed for practice. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be required to pass either the PTCB certification exam or a Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy approved licensing exam before applying for a Pharmacy Technician license. 


          ADMISSION CRITERIA: high school diploma or GED equivaent, acceptable CORI, health immunizations
          TEXTBOOKS: The Pharmacy Technician, 7edition, ISBN: 9781640431386; The Pharmacy Technician Workbook & Certification Review, 7th edition