CCTC pins 7 new Pharmacy Technicians
Central Carolina Technical College pins 7 new pharmacy technicians
SUMTER, S.C. – The Central Carolina Technical College Pharmacy Technician program pinned 7 new Pharmacy Technicians Thursday, August 6 in a pinning ceremony at CCTC Health Sciences Center in downtown Sumter.
Members of this year’s Pharmacy Technician class are: Jessica L. Grimes, Noriza Hurst, Ariel D. Mahoney, Shanaya D. Mouson, Erin R. Myers, Melissa A. Phillips, and Kenya S. Tucker. Adjunct faculty includes: Brenda Mobley and Stacey Richardson. Program Manager is Jeffery D. Simmons.
CCTC’s Health Sciences Division offers a Pharmacy Technician certificate that is designed to prepare individuals to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to function in a modern pharmacy environment. The curriculum provides classroom instruction that is coordinated with the texts and laboratory activities. Students obtain a broad knowledge of the actions and uses of drugs, pharmacology, calculating proper dosages, and proper preparation for dispensing of medications to patients.
Students participate in simulated pharmacy technology laboratory activities as well as actual clinical experiences where they will increase their management, organizational, interpersonal and other pharmacy-related skills. They learn to operate pharmacy computer programs and equipment to prepare labels, profiles, charges, credits and inventory control.