Pharmacy Technology
Ogeechee Technical College
 

 

Meet the Faculty


Kendreia Durant, CphT, BS

Pharmacy Technology Program Director

Office: Rm 575
Health Science South Bldg.
912.486.7620
kdurant@ogeecheetech.edu

Kendreia Durant has been an instructor at Ogeechee Technical College since December 2010 and has worked in the Pharmacy Technology field since 2006. Mrs. Durant has a Pharmacy Technology Diploma from Ogeechee Technical College as well as an Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS) and Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in Business Management with a concentration in Healthcare Management from American InterContinental University. She is a National Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), and maintains her status as a Registered Pharmacy Technician in the state of Georgia.

Accreditation

The Pharmacy Technology program is accredited for pharmacy technician training by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814, Phone 301.657.3000.

Licensure

All Pharmacy Technology students are required to register with the Georgia Board of Pharmacy by completing the Pharmacy Technician Application.

Program Goals

1. Provide educational programs and courses that serve the intellectual and career needs of individuals and the needs of business and industry.

2. Provide infrastructure and technology to support teaching, learning, and administrative functions.

3. Provide services and resources to promote student success.

4. Provide training programs and services to promote personal growth and economic development of business and industry.

5. Maintain a research-based system of planning, assessment, and budgeting to achieve expected outcomes and demonstrate accountability.

6. Advance the College through developing partnerships and securing resources.

Program Requirements

1. Students must be registered with the Georgia Board of Pharmacy prior to program entry (Enrollment into PHAR1010 – pharmacy Fundamentals [cohort class]).

 2. Students must attend program orientation scheduled on the first day of PHAR1010 courses.

3. Required Program fees are listed below (all fees are not required prior to program acceptance only those with asterisks beside them hold this requirement):

  • Georgia Board of Pharmacy Registration including GAPS background check required by the Georgia Board: $136

  • Black Scrubs at least 4 pair* – if purchased from Woody’s Uniforms: $50 each set

  • Drug assessment required by Clinical Site rotations – Depending on the site. Hospitals require assessments done through their private provider.: $32 - $36

  • Background check required by Clinical Site rotations – Depending on the site. Hospitals require assessments done through their private provider.: $36 - $45

  • Immunizations – to include Flu, 2 step PPD, Hepatitis B - Depending on where you go for your immunizations and if you have insurance coverage or not.: $36 - $50

  • Physical Exam – Not all Clinical Site rotations require a physical - Depending on where you go for your immunizations and if you have insurance coverage or not.: $36 - $50

  • Pharmacy Technician Board Exam Application Fee: $129
 
 
   

Programs of Study


Pharmacy Technology Diploma*

*Denotes Title IV eligible program (PELL).

 

Program Purpose Statement


Ogeechee Technical College Pharmacy Technology Program (OTC-PTP), representing a program which is a part of a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, is a within a public institution of higher education that contributes to the economic, educational, and community development of its three-county service area of Bulloch, Evans, and Screven counties and extends also to the areas of Candler, Chatham, Effingham, Emanuel, and Jefferson Counties. OTC-PTP is an ASHP accredited program which provides training within the 45 ASHP standardized learning goals at the diploma level with the use of traditional and distance methodologies; student support services; introduction to continuing education; certification; licensing; and practicum training rotations.


Program Courses


PHAR1000 - Pharmaceutical Calculations
PHAR1010 - Pharmacy Fundamentals
PHAR1020 - Principles of Dispensing Medications
PHAR1030 - Principles of Sterile Medication Preparations
PHAR1040 - Pharmacology
PHAR1050 - Pharmacy Practicum
PHAR2060 - Advance Pharmacy Principles
PHAR2070 - Advance Pharmacy Practicum


Gainful Employment Disclosures


Pharmacy Technology Diploma* † (PT22) 510805

 

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