Pharmacy Technician (diploma)
As the population continues to age and grow, the number of people that require health care, medical attention, and prescription drugs will likely coincide, spurring an increased demand for pharmacy technicians that can assume responsibilities once reserved only for pharmacists. That’s why it’s important to be trained at a school pharmacists trust – a school like Coyne College.
With the Pharmacy Technician diploma program, you’ll get the preparation you need to perform a wide variety of tasks in both retail and hospital pharmacies under the supervision of a pharmacist. You’ll become proficient at computer order entry, pharmaceutical calculations, record keeping, mixing intravenous solutions, and compounding of products to be dispensed. There’s even an externship opportunity in retail or hospital pharmacies.
Some Pharmacy Technician diploma program courses include:
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Fundamentals, Law and Ethics of Pharmacy Practice
- Sterile Techniques
- Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians
- Institutional Pharmacy
- Pharmacy Externship – Retail or Hospital-Based
- Pharmaceutical Calculations – Pharmaceutical Math
- Communications I-Written