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MCC to offer pharmacy technician training

Published: Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 7:05 p.m. CDT

CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is offering professional pharmacy technician training from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 5 through July 16 in Room 121 at the Shah Center, 4100 W. Shamrock Lane, McHenry.

Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists by filling, packaging and distributing medications, and maintaining patient records and inventory.

The 105-hour course designed to teach students the fundamentals of becoming a pharmacy technician. It is geared toward a variety of students, including those interested in becoming pharmacy technicians, pre-pharmacy students or those with a health care background looking to strengthen skills. It will prepare students to take a national certification exam.

Books and materials are included in the $1,299 course fee. For information, contact Ruth Kormanak at 815-479-7879 or To register, call 815-455-8588 and use course ID: QHC C03-002.

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