The first students of New River Community College’s new pharmacy technician training have successfully completed their coursework. Pictured front row from left: Katie Begley, Fairlawn; Lacey Skinnell, Dublin; Jenna Barker, Dublin; Alaina Porter, Blacksburg; back row from left, Emily Begley, Fairlawn; Pam Gulley, Pulaski; Autumn Mertz, Narrows; and instructor Brenton Langston.
Graduates of this short-term program are now eligible to take the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam and then apply for registration as a Pharmacy Technician in Virginia.
The next session will begin Jan. 17 (Class ID#3584). Registration information is available at www.nr.edu/workforce by a search using the Class ID under classes and programs/non-credit course offerings. The programming is offered through NRCC’s Office of Workforce Development.
— Submitted by Kelly Kaiser