Pharmacy Technician Training You Need For The Future You Want
This program provides students with basic knowledge and skills that will qualify them to work as entry-level Pharmacy Technicians in hospitals and retail facilities. Upon successful completion of the training, the graduate will be able to identify and understand drug nomenclature, dosage forms, routes of administration, and abbreviations used in pharmacy; identify the most common medications by their trade and generic names; perform conversions and/or calculations of weights and measures.
What Does A Ultrasound Technician Do?
Under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, Pharmacy Technicians perform routine tasks to help prepare prescribed medication for patients, such as counting tablets and labeling bottles. To prepare the prescription, technicians must retrieve, count, pour, weigh, measure and sometimes mix the medication. Technicians may establish and maintain patient profiles, prepare insurance claims forms, stock and take inventory of prescription and over-the counter medications.
What kind of training will I receive?
The pharmacy technician program provides students with the basic knowledge and skills that will qualify them to work as entry-level Pharmacy Technicians. Upon successful completion of the Pharmacy Technician program training, the graduate will be able to identify and understand drug nomenclature, dosage forms, routes of administration, and abbreviations used in pharmacy; identify the most common medications by their trade and generic names; perform conversions and/or calculations of weights and measures; understand California pharmacy law; understand basic pharmacology; and perform pharmacy operations of the Drug Distribution system, sterile product preparation, and outpatient areas.
Where do Pharmacy Technicians work?
Pharmacy careers can be in retail pharmacies, mail-order and internet pharmacies, hospitals, clinics, pharmaceutical wholesalers and the federal government. More job opportunities can be found in grocery stores, department stores or mass retailers.
Increasing demand for healthcare services has created more career opportunities in the healthcare industry than ever before – including the pharmaceutical sector. More medications are becoming available to treat more conditions everyday spurring the need for additional pharmacy technicians in all areas.
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