Pharmacy Technician

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Our Pharmacy Technician program will train you to prepare and provide medication and other health products to patients; mix intravenous solutions, count tablets and label bottles; receive electronic prescriptions from medical offices; handle computer order entry of prescriptions; receive written prescriptions and requests for patient refills; verify complete and accurate prescriptions; stock and inventory prescriptions and over-the counter medications. In addition, students have the opportunity to earn IV Certification, which includes training on sterile product preparation and aseptic technique. 

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 According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of pharmacy technicians is projected to grow 12 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Increased demand for prescription medications will lead to more demand for pharmaceutical services. 

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