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Upcoming Courses

Upcoming Courses

Click on the course name to see information and dates that the course is available. Once you choose one, click on the enrollment link.

Refund Policy: Failure to cancel enrollment 48 hours prior to the class start date could result in a non-refundable charge to the student.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR EVERY CLASS.

Tuition Waiver Policy: Tuition waivers may be applied as according to board policy.

NO WALK IN OR LATE STUDENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED IN THE CLASS.

Advanced Phlebotomy – 6CNE 160 – CANCELLED
Sec. 01 – FL20 
Tues., September 22, 2020 | 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Dianne Gaertner
Room H123
Cost: $90.00
No books


Advanced Phlebotomy – 6CNE 160 – CLOSED
Sec. 02 – FL20
Tues., December 15, 2020 | 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Dianne Gaertner
Room H123
Cost: $90.00
No books

NO WALK IN OR LATE STUDENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED IN THE CLASS.

Basic Dysrhythmia – 6CNE 121 – CANCELLED
Sec. 01 – FL20
Thurs., Oct. 8, 15, & 22, 2020 | 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Dianne Gaertner
Room H123
Cost: $120
Book required

NO WALK IN OR LATE STUDENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED IN THE CLASS.

Enroll In: BLS Instructor Class – 6CNE 599 – CANCELLED
Sec. 01 – FL20
Fri., October 23, 2020 | 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Dianne Gaertner
Room H123
Cost: $85.00

NO WALK IN OR LATE STUDENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED IN THE CLASS.

BLS Provider Class – 6CNE
420 Sec. 01 – FL20
Wed., September 16, 2020 | 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Lori Switcher
Room H126
Cost: $20.00


BLS Provider Class – 6CNE 420
Sec. 02 – FL20
Wed., October 21, 2020 | 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Lori Switcher
Room H126
Cost: $20.00


BLS Provider Class – 6CNE 420
Sec. 03 – FL20
Wed., November 18, 2020 | 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Lori Switcher
Room H126
Cost: $20.00


BLS Provider Class – 6CNE 420
Sec. 04 – FL20 
Wed., December 16, 2020 | 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Lori Switcher
Room H126
Cost: $20.00

If you need special accommodations or would like to take the test in a different language please let us know at least two weeks before the class meets.

It is mandatory to bring a photo ID (to take the exam) and a pencil.

NO WALK IN STUDENTS ACCEPTED

NO WALK IN OR LATE STUDENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED IN THE CLASS.

Heartsaver CPR/AED 1st Aid – 6CNE 600 – CANCELLED
Sec. 01 – FL20
Wed., September 16, 2020 | 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Dianne Gaertner
Room H123
Cost: $20.00


Heartsaver CPR/AED 1st Aid – 6CNE 600
Sec. 02 – FL20
Tues., October 6, 2020 | 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Dianne Gaertner
Room H123
Cost: $20.00


Heartsaver CPR/AED 1st Aid – 6CNE 600
Sec. 03 – FL20
Tues., November 3, 2020 | 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Dianne Gaertner
Room H123
Cost: $20.00


Heartsaver CPR/AED 1st Aid – 6CNE 600
Sec. 04 – FL20
Thurs., December 10, 2020 | 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Dianne Gaertner
WF
Cost: $20.00

IV Therapy – 6CNE 192
Sec. 02 – FL20
Sat., Nov. 7, 14, & 21, 2020 | 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Dianne Gaertner
Room
Cost: $180.00
No book

MUST BE PRE REGISTERED FOR THE CLASS. LIMITED TO 20 PEOPLE EACH CLASS.

Program Description

Entry-Level, Clinical Practice, 2-4 Months

The need for Pharmacy Technicians continues to grow with demand expected to increase substantially through 2024. Technicians work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other healthcare settings. This high demand for pharmacy technicians is the result of a multitude of factors including the constant availability of new drugs, the national shortage of registered pharmacists, the establishment of certified pharmacy technicians, and the aging population. Approximately 400,000 technicians will be employed by the year 2024 to meet our nation’s growing healthcare demands.

This comprehensive course will prepare learners to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Content includes pharmacy medical terminology, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining generic and brand names drugs and much, much more.  This program will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and to pursue certification including the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam.

Program Objectives

After completing this program, learners will be able to:

  • Define the difference between retail and hospital pharmacy settings
  • Demonstrate ethical conduct in all duties performed
  • Explain the laws that govern pharmacy, whether federal or state mandated
  • Interpret physician orders and prescriptions
  • Prepare and explain the administration of medications
  • Define medical and pharmaceutical terms and common abbreviations
  • Explain the pharmacology of medications in relation to the anatomy affected
  • Perform pharmaceutical calculations
  • Communicate effectively with patients and medical professionals
  • Recognize the importance of confidentiality of all patient information
  • Process insurance billing and/or collect payments
  • Control inventory
  • Discuss important milestones and leaders in the history of pharmacy practice
  • Identify the requirements, behaviors, characteristics, and career options for the pharmacy technician
  • Describe how advances in technology and research impacts pharmacy practice
  • Describe the commonly used drug reference resources including the major reason for use and the organization
  • Describe the drugs in the current Top 200 Drug List including brand and generic name, drug classification, and uses

Certification Opportunities

After completing this program, learners will have the opportunity to take the leading national/industry-recognized certification exam(s) essential to entry-level employment in this fast-growing field.

Optional Volunteer Externship Opportunity

Learners who complete this program are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study in order to gain valuable hands-on experience.  As learners progress through their eLearning program, an Externship Coordinator will reach out to coordinate placement.

Note: Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility.

Price: $1,099.00

Requirements

High School Diploma or GED

Program Details

  • Instructor-Facilitated Options
  • Video Lesson Presentations
  • Mobile-Ready
  • National Certification Opportunity
  • All Textbooks & Materials
  • Laptops Available
  • 24/7 Learner Support
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Clinical Externship Opportunity

NO WALK IN OR LATE STUDENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED IN THE CLASS.

Phlebotomy Skills – 6CNE 137 – CANCELLED
Sec. 01 – FL20
Thurs., September 10, 2020 | 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Dianne Gaertner
Room H123
Cost: $80.00
No books


Phlebotomy Skills – 6CNE 137 – CLOSED
Sec. 02 – FL20
Wed., November 11, 2020 | 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Dianne Gaertner
Room H123
Cost: $80.00
No books


Phlebotomy Skills – 6CNE 137
Sec. 03 – FL20 
Wed., December 2, 2020 | 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Dianne Gaertner
Room H123
Cost: $80.00
No books

Course books (optional) and can be purchased in the JALC Bookstore.