Program Details

Pharmaceutical technicians help make others’ lives easier by running pharmacies effectively and efficiently. According to the U.S. Bureau of

Location:
Sparks, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Diploma
Specialty:
Pharmacy Technician

Program Overview

Program Description:

Pharmaceutical technicians help make others’ lives easier by running pharmacies effectively and efficiently. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, pharmaceutical technician job openings are expected to grow by 32 percent between 2010 and 2020. After completing your Pharmaceutical Technician diploma, you’ll have the knowledge and skills needed to excel in in this high-demand field.

At CCNN, you’ll learn the primary functions of a successful pharmaceutical technician, which include:
Measuring, counting and calculating medication dosages
Receiving and generating labels of prescription medications
Processing refill requests
Verifying patient information is complete and accurate
Compounding hospital medications, topical medications and veterinarian medications

Within the program, you’ll take 59 credit hours of Pharmaceutical Technician coursework, including:
Fundamentals of Pharmacy Practice
Anatomy – Nervous, Muscular & Skeletal Systems
Retail Pharmacy
Clinical Setting Pharmacy
Additionally, you will benefit from real-world work experience by completing a Health Information Management externship.

Upon completion of the Pharmacy Technician program, you’ll be eligible to sit for the national PTCB certification examination.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges

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