Publication date: 2018-04-21 06:42
Acceptance to the Pharmacy Technician Program is based on open enrollment, first come first serve basis. If a student meets all basic requirements, he/she is accepted for admission. When the program capacity is reached, qualified applicants are placed on a waiting list in the order their application was received, and they are offered admission during the next admission cycle.
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As a pharmacy tech, you can work in retail or mail order pharmacies, hospitals or nursing homes, among other places. The median wage is more than $68 per hour, although some pharmacy techs make as much as $75 per hour.
You should be proficient in keyboarding (approximately 85 words per minute), have a basic understanding of a word-processing computer program (Microsoft Word is recommended), and have a command of English grammar and punctuation.
Most states regulate pharmacy technicians in some way. Consult state Boards of Pharmacy for particular regulations. Requirements for pharmacy technicians in the states that regulate them typically include some or all of the following:
The Pharmacy Technician Program utilizes the company "Castle Branch" to perform background checks, drug screen testing and to manage all required documents. All applicants are required to purchase and pass the background check and drug screen testing BEFORE they are allowed to register for any Pharmacy Technician course. Select the link below to access the Package Code:
The time allotted to complete your course has been calculated based on the number of course hours. If after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete your course on time, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.
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Pharmacy assistants and technicians order and stock medications prepare and package medications for distribution to patients and provide information to patients. Pharmacy technicians may perform many of the same duties as a pharmacist however, all of their work must be checked by a pharmacist before medication can be dispensed to a patient.