The program provides you with the professional training that reflects the demands of each market. An education will help you better stand out to employers. Our Pharmacy Technician program offers an innovative curriculum also designed to enhance in you the interpersonal and communication skills sought by today?s pharmacists. Our faculty members are required to have professional experience in their fields. Therefore, you?ll find that each one is professionally qualified to teach you the most important and current job knowledge and technical skills. A pharmacy technician has many duties, all of which are designed to assist the pharmacist. You will learn to perform a broad range of daily activities such as: transcribing physician?s orders, pricing and filling prescriptions, preparing unit dose medications, IV admixtures, and sterile irrigations, selecting, dispensing, refilling, and labeling medications, handling and processing insurance claim forms, maintaining patient profiles as well as assisting with quality management and security measures. The program will assist students in preparing for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination (PTCE) sponsored by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). Please refer to the "Certification, State Board, and National Board Exams" section of this catalog for further guidance.
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