The Keller ISD Pharmacy Technician Program is a 600 hour program over a 2 year period. The objective of the program is to equip students with knowledge, technical skills, and work habits required for an entry-level position in the pharmacy field or related area. A strong emphasis is placed on ethics, accountability, professionalism, and the individual's commitment to pursue lifelong personal and professional development.
The Pharmacy Technician Curriculum provides a thorough breakdown of the basic essentials required to become Certified Pharmacy Technicians. The curriculum includes the following:
· Pharmacy Law & Ethics
· Sterile Products
· Retail and Institutional Pharmacies
· Pharmacology and Body Systems
· TPN Preparation
· Nutritional & Alternative Substances
· Pharmacy Billing
· Dosage Calculations
· Career Development
Students in the classroom will receive Sterile Products (IV) training prior to completion of the course and are eligible to sit for the Sterile Products (IV) Certification upon completion of the training. In addition, students who successfully complete the course and graduate will have the opportunity to sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE). Both of these exams are for National Certifications.
Pharmacy Technician Senior Instructor
MS, ATC, LAT
Pharmacy Technician Junior Instructor
Hello! I am Christine Hardee and I teach Clinical Rotations and World Health Research at KCAL. I graduated from UTA with my undergrad and UNT with my master's. I began my career as an athletic trainer and a teacher in 1998, and I have been in Keller ISD since 2005. I absolutely love teaching and watching students grow and find their passion. I am married to my HS sweetheart and we have 2 boys that keep us very busy! I love spending time with my family and friends, traveling, being outdoors, gardening, reading, and going to the movies.