Pharmacy Technician Training Schools

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In lieu with the dramatic growth of healthcare services all around the globe, it is inevitable that the need for pharmacy technicians would likewise increase. According to studies, the number of pharmacy technicians has been quickly progressing and will expectedly grow until the year 2016. This is to answer the need of many hospitals and other centers in health care for professionals in this field.

Pharmacy technicians work hand in hand with licensed pharmacists; they basically fill out prescriptions for patients, but consultation and patient check up and prescription of medicine are solely done by licensed pharmacists. Precision and care in ensuring and handling the right prescription to patients is a very significant role that pharmacy technicians play.

Generally, there are responsibilities that professionals in this field are required to do. First is to help in prescriptions through counting pills. They also put label to products or medicines, verify prescriptions from physicians, measure medications, keep medical records of patients, assist in and track insurance details and information.

Many businesses and employers prefer to hire pharmacy technicians who gain associate’s degree or certificates from known colleges or healthcare centers. Finding the best and high quality pharmacy technician training program is a vital element to have intensive trainings that will earn candidates the skills and knowledge they need in performing their job. Preference to programs which gives long-term courses is more beneficial to pass the exam for certification. The National Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam is a gauge to know if the candidate indeed meets the standards imposed in the pharmaceutical field.

Pharmacy Technicians can work in many sectors not only the healthcare industry where they are mostly in direct contact with patients. Workplaces are retail pharmacies located in grocery or drug stores. Better opportunities are also available in large scale pharmaceutical companies. Great job stability and innumerable job opportunities are just one of the benefits of qualified pharmacy technicians. Salary ranges from $23,000 to $29,000 depending on the experience of the technician.

There is really a big switch of lifestyle in the present time. People give importance to health more than ever, and this trend apparently means more demands for professionals especially in the pharmaceutical industry. Thus there is no better time to start a career as a pharmacy technician than now.

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Alabama

Remington College

Virginia College

Arizona

TechSkills

The Bryman School

Arkansas

Remington College

California

Academy of Professional Careers

Everest College

  • Campus Location: Alhambra, Anaheim, City of Industry, Gardena, Hayward, Los Angeles - Wilshire, Ontario, Reseda, San Bernardino, San Francisco, San Jose North, Torrance, Los Angeles West
  • Healthcare Programs: Pharmacy Technician
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Clarita Career College

High-Tech Institute

Institute of Technology

Institute of Technology

Kaplan College

  • Campus Location: Anaheim, Bakersfield, Carson, San Diego - East County, Fresno, Irwindale, Los Angeles, Modesto, Vista - North County, North Hollywood, Palm Springs, Pomona, Riverside, Sacramento, San Diego, San Fernando Valley Stockton
  • Healthcare Programs: Pharmacy Technician
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Northwestern College

San Joaquin Valley College

Santa Barbara Business College

TechSkills

Trinity College

United Education Institute

Colorado

Everest College

Denver Career College

Institute of Business and Medical Careers

Remington College

Florida

ATI College of Health

Florida Education Center

Everest University

  • Campus Location: Brandon/Tampa, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Melbourne, Orange Park, North Orlando, Pinellas, Pompano Beach, South Orlando, Tampa
  • Healthcare Programs: Pharmacy Technician
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High-Tech Institute

Keiser University

  • Campus Location: Daytona Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Kendall, Lakeland, Melbourne, Orlando, Pembroke Pines, Port St. Lucie, Sarasota, Tallahassee, Tampa, West Palm Beach
  • Healthcare Programs: Pharmacy Technology
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Everest Institute

North Florida Institute

Remington College

Southwest Florida College

TechSkills

Virginia College

Georgia

Everest Institute

High-Tech Institute

Idaho

Academy of Professional Careers

Academy of Professional Careers

Illinois

Everest College

TechSkills

Indiana

TechSkills

Kansas

TechSkills

Kentucky

Daymar College

Draughons Junior College

Louisiana

Remington College

Massachusetts

Everest Institute

Lincoln Technical Institute

Michigan

Everest Institute

Minnesota

Everest Institute

Rasmussen College

TechSkills

Missouri

TechSkills

Vatterott College

Nebraska

Vatterott College

Nevada

Heritage College

High-Tech Institute

Nevada Career Academy

TechSkills

New Jersey

Everest Institute

North Carolina

TechSkills

Ohio

Ohio Institute of Photography & Technology

Remington College

TechSkills

Total Technical Institute

Oregon

Everest College

Cambridge College

Health Career Institute

Pennsylvania

Everest Institute

DPT Business School

  • Campus Location: Northeast Philadelphia
  • Healthcare Programs: Administrative Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Massage Therapy, Pharmacy Technician
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CDM Institute

CHI Institute

CLN

  • Campus Location: Altoona, Mechanicsburg
  • Healthcare Programs: Pharmacy Technician
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Lansdale School of Business

Lincoln Technical Institute

Tennessee

Remington College

Texas

Milan Institute

Career Centers of Texas

Everest College

High-Tech Institute

National Institute of Technology

Remington College

Kaplan Career Institute

San Antonio College of Medical and Dental Assistants

Southeastern Career Institute

TechSkills

Utah

Everest College

Eagle Gate College

Provo College

TechSkills

Utah Career College

Virginia

ACT College

Washington

Everest College

West Virginia

National Institute of Technology

Canada

Everest College