A pharmacy technician, under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, assists in the performance of activities in the pharmacy department. Upon completion of training, students will be prepared to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination (PTCE). Certified Pharmacy Technicians may find employment in Independent, Chain, and Hospital Pharmacies, Home Health/Long Term Care Pharmacies, and Specialty (Compounding) Pharmacies.
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• IV Preparations
• Prescription Preparation
• Drug Packaging
• Prescription Processing Software
• Inventory Control
• Data Entry
• Maintain Patient Profiles
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||12 Months|
For entrance into the Pharmacy Technician program, a student must have a high school or GED/HiSET diploma and a satisfactory physical exam with all required immunizations. Students in the program are subject to drug testing and background screening...
1635 Technology Way
Athens, TN 37303
Prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders.
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