Pre-admission conferences to be held for WKCTC's PTA and Pharmacy Technology Programs
Paducah, KY (09/10/2019) — Pre-admission conferences for the physical therapist assistant and the pharmacy technology programs at West Kentucky Community and Technical College will be held this month.
Individuals who are interested in earning a certificate or diploma in pharmacy technology at WKCTC must complete an application and attend a pre-admission conference to be considered for selective admissions program.
Pre-admission conferences for the pharmacy technology program will be held September 18 and 23 at 3 p.m. in the Anderson Technical Building, Room 207. Applications are available outside of Room 213 in the Anderson Technology Building or by contacting Program Coordinator Melissa Burgess at melissa.burgess@kctcs or 270-534-3495. Applications must be submitted by October 1 for consideration.
A pharmacy technician performs technical functions under the direction of a registered pharmacist including prescription preparation, inventory, repackaging and compounding. Pharmacy technicians can work in either a community or institutional pharmacy. Community pharmacies consist of chain, franchise, independent, and mail-order pharmacies. Institutional pharmacies include hospital, home healthcare, long-term care facilities, and managed-care pharmacies.
More information about the pharmacy technology program can be found at westkentucky.kctcs.edu, search for pharmacy technology.
Those interested in the becoming a physical therapist assistant must also attend a pre-admission conference to begin the process for the selective admission program.
The pre-admission conference for the physical therapist assistant (PTA) program will be held September 23 at 4 p.m. in the Allied Health Building, Room E105.
Physical therapist assistants provide physical therapy services under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist. PTAs help people of all ages who have medical problems, or other health-related conditions that limit their ability to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives.
Information about the PTA program can be found at westkentucky.kctcs.edu, search for PTA. Contact Mary Jo Campbell, PTA program coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 270-534-3457 for more details.