Welcome to Pharmacy Technology!
The CCTE Pharmacy Technology program is a career and technology education pathway through the Center for Career and Technology Education with the El Paso Independent School district. This course is designed to prepare high school seniors to become Certified Pharmacy Technicians. Students must complete all junior year CCTE HST courses to be eligible for the program.
*Pharmacology-The study of pharmacy and pharmacy
*Drug Classifications, Indications for Use, Brand and
*Pharmacy Calculations-Dimensional Analysis, Ratio
Proportion Methods, Flow rates, Alligations, Business
*Extemporaneous Compounding-The art of assembling
individual components into a usable drug including:
trituration, levigation, spatulation
Students are also given the opportunity to complete a clinical rotation in a local pharmacy.
Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to take two certification exams, Sterile Processing and Aseptic Technique and the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam.