MEDICAL PROGRAMS

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

|PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

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Curriculum

CURRICULUM

The curriculum in IDTC Career Center’s pharmacy technician program focuses on the introduction to pharmacy practice and the health care system with emphasis on the role of pharmacy technicians and their relationship with pharmacists. Includes effective written and oral communication skills in dealing with patients and other health care professionals; use of computers, automation, and technology used in pharmacy practice; health care organizations and managed care medicine; and both brand and generic names of the top 200 drugs.

CLASSROOM-TO-CAREER SKILLS TRAINING

To prepare for a vital role in the health care field, IDTC provides comprehensive, knowledge-based training in the following areas:

  • Pharmacy Practice

  • Dosage Calculation

  • Therapeutics, Prescription Entry, and Billing

  • Therapeutics and Pharmacy Law

  • Therapeutics and Medical Safety

  • Health Science Essentials

CAREER OUTLOOK 

CAREER OUTLOOK

Employment of pharmacy technicians is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Increased demand for prescription medications will lead to more demand for pharmaceutical services.

WHERE DO REGISTERED PHARMACY TECHNICIANS WORK?

Following successful completion of the Pharmacy Technician program and the Certification Examination for Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPT), graduates can seek employment in a variety of job settings, including:

  • Retail Pharmacies

  • Hospitals

  • Nursing Homes

  • Assisted Living Facilities

  • Armed services.

  • Educational institutions.

financial OPTIONS

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

As part of our commitment to your success, IDTC Career Center ensures that you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in navigating the financial process. IDTC offers financial assistance and scholarship programs to those who qualify.

FAQs

FAQ

HOW LONG IS THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN PROGRAM AT IDTC CAREER CENTER?

The Pharmacy Technician program at IDTC Career Center can be completed in as little as 3-4 Months.

WHEN DOES IDTC’S PHARMACY TECHNICIAN PROGRAM START?

Call us to find out when the Pharmacy Technician program program starts at IDTC. Program start dates are also listed in the catalog, which can be found at www.idtccenter.populiweb.com

WHAT IS THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN CAREER OUTLOOK?

Employment of pharmacy technicians is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Increased demand for prescription medications will lead to more demand for pharmaceutical services.

WHY SHOULD I BECOME A PHARAMACY TECHNICIAN?

If you’re good at your job, it won’t go unnoticed. Many well paid pharmacy technicians started at the bottom and worked their way up. You can advance to become a Community Store Manager, Pharmacy Technician Supervisor, and advance to prepare chemo-therapy intravenous solutions as an Intravenous Pharmacy Technician in a hospital.

So while you may begin with simple tasks, you’ll get more complex ones as time progresses and you prove your worth.

If you want to pursue a different career, you can use this as the first step. Many pharmacy technicians pursue different healthcare careers when they feel the time is right.

DOES THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN PROGRAM OFFER EXTERNSHIPS?

IDTC Career Center incorporates real-world training and off-site clinical experiences in our medical programs.

HOW MUCH IS TUITION FOR IDTC'S PHARMACY TECHNICIAN PROGRAM?

For program-specific tuition information, please see the campus catalog.

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