Love Math and Health Care? Become a Pharmacy Technician!

Program Length: 3 Months
Requirements: High Diploma or Equivalent. All students enrolled as a Pharmacy Technician must successfully complete their internship
Always been interested in medicine and wanted to make a difference? Great at math but never wanted to be an accountant? Well, Pharmacy Technician will be a great fit for you. Pharmacy Technicians assist licensed pharmacists in hospitals, pharmacies and nursing homes. They fill prescriptions and handle paperwork. Medical terminology, math skills and attention to detail are vital skills needed to be successful in this profession. Our program provides an overview of the pharmacy field and develop the fundamental concepts and principles necessary for successful participation in the field. In just 14 weeks, you can obtain your National Certification and begin your journey.

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Pharmacy Technician Classes in Long Island

Typical Responsibilities

  • Measuring the amount of medication for prescriptions
  • Packaging and labeling prescriptions
  • Collecting information needed to fill prescriptions from customers/healthcare professionals
  • Entering customer information into the database (including prescriptions that were already taken)
  • Inventory management
  • Operate automated dispensing equipment
  • Preparing reports by collecting and summarizing information

Certifications

Upon completion of the program you'll be certified in the following:

Pharmacy Technician Certification (CPhT)

This certification can be issued by the National Healthcare Association (NHA), Medical Career Assessment (MedCA) or American Medical Certification Association (AMCA).

Real World Training

Get real world training from instructors with years of professional experience in the field. Plus, you'll be able to hone your skills in your internship.

Something to Think About!

Employment opportunities for Pharmacy Technicians are expected to increase by 12 percent between 2016-2026. Why? There’s an increase in the demand for prescription medication which will lead to a higher demand for pharmaceutical services.

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We will help you find a job for the rest of your life — with resume help, job searches, interview skills and more.

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