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100% Pass Rate for OFTC's Pharmacy Tech Students
100% Pass Rate for OFTC's Pharmacy Tech Students

Oconee Fall Line Technical College's (OFTC) Pharmacy Technology Class of 2014 achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Each student is now a Certified Pharmacy Technician and registered with the Georgia Board of Pharmacy.

These students will complete their diploma at the end of summer semester and graduate in OFTC's Commencement Ceremony on October 30th.

With the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) accreditation visit in September for OFTC's Pharmacy Technology program, the Class of 2014 will have successfully completed an ASHP accredited curriculum.

“These students exit the Pharmacy Technology program with a broader scope of the pharmacy profession, including advanced training in compounding of sterile IV preparations, chemotherapy, automated dispensing, investigational drugs, inventory management, and methodology for reduction in medication errors," said OFTC Pharmacy Technology Instructor Jack J. Shepherd.

A number of these graduates have already found employment in the coverage area, with several being hired by the clinical sites where they did experiential training.

To learn more about becoming a certified pharmacy technician, contact Instructor Jack J. Shepherd at 478-274-7743 or jshepherd@oftc.edu. While going back to school can seem challenging, there are many services and financial aid opportunities available to help students advance in their current career path or in a brand new one. To learn more, visit www.OFTC.edu or www.gacollege411.org.

 About Oconee Fall Line Technical College

Oconee Fall Line Technical College (OFTC) is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) and serves thousands of students each year in more than 100 diploma, associate degree and technical certificate of credit programs for residents of Bleckley, Dodge, Glascock, Hancock, Jefferson, Laurens, Telfair, Warren, Washington, Wheeler, and Wilkinson Counties of Georgia at campuses conveniently located throughout OFTC’s service area.

 Pictured, L-R: First row, Karmen Heath (Laurens County), Lindsey Stewart (Laurens County), Paula Underwood (Johnson County). Second row, Pamela Allen (Bleckley County), Cindy Sauls (Burke County), Pamela Kirkland (Johnson County), Tina Foskey (Dodge County). Third row, Latonya Hampton (Laurens County), Tabitha Oliver (Laurens County), Deanna Ussery (Telfair County). Back row, OFTC Pharmacy Technologty Instructor Jack J. Shepherd, Asia Morris (Laurens County), Morgan Fowler (Laurens County), OFTC Pharmacy Technology Instructor Karen D. Davis, and Ciera Smith (Treutlen County)

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