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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 Walgreen’s 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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The Pharmacy Technician program is a 10 weeks course. The next course is scheduled to begin January 19, 2019. The course will be held on Saturdays from 8am to 12pm.
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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