Pharmacy Technician Application Spring 2020

This class begins Thursday, January 16, 2020


The registration period has closed for this event.

Course Details

This course is a 16 week hybrid that meets about every other week in person, the majority of your coursework will be completed online. Students will come to campus weekly from 5-8pm to complete hands-on skills and participate in class activities and discussions. The class will require approximately 10 hours of reading and online assignments per week. Students will complete 40 hours of externship. Externships will be discussed and assigned during the first couple weeks of class. The class holds a max of 12 students.


Class Schedule


Class 1 January 16 Course Overview
Class 2 January 23

Community Pharmacy Practice, Bulk Repackaging and Non-Sterile Compounding

Class 3 January 30 Online Only Week
Class 4 February 6

Aseptic Technique and Sterile Compounding

Class 5 February 13 Online Only Week
Class 6 February 20 Conversions and Calculations
Class 7 February 27 Online Only Week
Class 8 March 5

Medication Safety and Error Prevention, Therapeutic Agents for the Nervous System and Endocrine System

Class 9 March 12 Online Only Week
Class 10 March 19 Therapeutic Agents for the Musculoskeletal System, Cardiovascular, and Respiratory System

Class 11 March 26 Online Only Week
Class 12 April 2 Externship discussions, complex concepts

Class 13 April 9 Online Only Week (Externships and study)
Class 14 April 16 Online Only Week (Externships and study)

Class 15 April 23 Turn in Clinical Log, in-class review
Class 16 April 30

Final Exam and Top 200 Medications Exam




Application Components

To be considered for the Pharmacy Technician program you must complete the online application, pay the $25 application fee, submit a personal written statement and submit your official high school transcript and official transcripts for any colleges attended, if applicable.


Official transcripts can be emailed to or mailed to Nebraska Methodist College, ATTN: Div of Professional Development, 720 N 87th St, Omaha, NE 68114.


Please be prepared to upload a document with your written statement addressing these 3 questions. Each question should have a 1-2 paragraph response utilizing proper grammar and spelling.


1. What interests you about the Pharmacy Technician Program at NMC?


2. What strengths do you possess that will help you in your future career as a Pharmacy Technician?


3. What are your future career goals?




Application Fee: $25


Applications open through 1/1/2020 10:59 PM Central Time (US & Canada)


Applicants will be notified of acceptance via email.


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Nebraska Methodist College 501 Building Room 220

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