The objective of the Pharmacy Technician program is to prepare students with the knowledge, technical skills, and work habits required for an entry-level position in the pharmacy field or related areas. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be awarded with a diploma. Graduates of this program work directly under the supervision of a Registered Pharmacist. General duties may include transcribing physician?s orders and hospital charts; drug product selection; preparing medications for dispensing, labeling, and refill authorization; computer data entry for patient profile maintenance; and procedures for acquiring all necessary information. They also assist in quality management procedures and security measures. Other duties may include preparing unit dose medication, IV admixtures, and sterile irrigations.
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