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Pharmacy Technician Course Offered at Owens Community College's CDT

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Students interested in a career as a pharmacy technician now can pursue such an opportunity through the Owens Community College Center for Development and Training (CDT), 2249 Tracy Road, Northwood.

The 50-hour course teaches students about medical terminology specific to pharmacy reading, interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Dispensing of prescription, inventory control, billing and reimbursement also are covered.

Offered in cooperation with Condensed Curriculum International Inc., the course meets from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturdays, February 16 - May 4. The program will be offered again Saturdays, May 11 - July 20.

Job placement assistance will be offered following completion of the course. Pharmacy technicians are employed in hospitals, home infusion and community pharmacies, working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist.

This program is open to everyone and formal enrollment at Owens is not required.

To register for the Pharmacy Technician course, or for more information, call (567) 661-7357 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7357.

Owens Community College is the fastest-growing community college of its size in the nation. On the Toledo-area and Findlay campuses, Owens serves more than 36,000 credit and non-credit students. Owens is committed to offering small classes, personal attention and the lowest tuition in Northwest Ohio. Owens offers over 100 career-oriented programs and majors in Agriculture, Business, Health, Public Service, Skilled Trades, Industrial and Engineering Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor's degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university.

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