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Are you interested in pursuing a career as a Pharmacy Technician? Patch Career Institute’s Pharmacy Tech Program is a phenomenal course that trains students for a career as a Pharmacy Technician. A career as a Pharmacy Technician is a great opportunity to ensure a career in one of the fastest growing careers in the nation! Students will obtain great hands on knowledge as they participate in clinicals at a Walgreen’s or CVS Pharmacy. Not only is Patch Career Institute’s Pharmacy Tech program one of the most expeditious Pharmacy programs offered, we also have the lowest tuition costs in the area!
The Pharmacy Technician course is an enlightening program for anyone interested in acquiring a career in the Pharmacy or health field. Students will obtain knowledge on the basic skills and requirements of a certified Pharmacy Technician. This course trains students how to perform in a proficient manner which is vital in this growing field in healthcare. The Pharmacy Technician works under the supervision of a pharmacist performing traditional pharmacist functions, specifically in drug distribution, inventory management, pharmacy administration, and serving patients. As a pharmacy tech, you are the link between medical professionals, doctors, pharmacists, insurance companies, and patients.
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We offer two classes for the Pharmacy Technician program. One is held on Saturdays (only) from 8am to 12pm, and that course is 10 weeks long course. The second course is held on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9am to 1pm, and that course is a 5 weeks long course. Both classes offer the same course training and clinical.
The next Saturday course is scheduled to begin May 11, 2019.
The next Tuesday & Thursday course is scheduled to begin on March 5, 2019
*Class dates are subject to change due to class registration.
Blending medicine, math and chemistry, you will take classes that prepare you to provide medication and other health products to patients; mix intravenous solutions; count tablets and label bottles; receive electronic prescriptions from medical offices; handle computer order entry of prescriptions; receive written prescriptions and requests for patient refills; verify complete and accurate prescriptions; and stock and inventory prescription and over-the-counter medications.
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