Pharmacy Technician Training

Pharmacy Technician – FREE Information Session
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The pharmacy technician job market is strong. Pharmacy technicians are essential workers who work in a variety of environments (hospitals, retail pharmacies etc.). With plenty of advancement opportunities, you’ll learn many new skills. This one-hour, free information session provides information about a career as a pharmacy technician and an overview of the JJC program.

Pharmacy Technician Training (MGT 5170)

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Prepare for an entry-level pharmacy technician position and find out what to study to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination (ExCPT) offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). Jobs in the health care industry are growing at a fast pace. As the population ages and demand increases for prescription medications, so will the demand for pharmaceutical services. A pharmacy technician is a pharmacy health care worker, who works under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, performing tasks like entering prescriptions into a computer, verifying prescriptions, ordering medication and preparing medication inventories. Pharmacy technicians normally work in retail pharmacies or hospital pharmacies, but some work for health insurance companies, pharmaceutical wholesalers, nursing homes and the federal government. Includes textbook. Costs not included: licensing exam. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED equivalent, at least 18 years old.

For more information or to register, call (815) 280-1555.

Wages & Employment Outlook

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