The Pharmacy Technician program at Concorde Career Colleges provides the training and education you need to prepare you for a career in this exciting healthcare field. As a Pharmacy Technician, you will fill prescriptions in a variety of medical environments, including hospitals, medical clinics, and retail and institutional pharmacies. Your work involves performing pharmaceutical stock keeping, delivery, technical assistance, and clerical duties.
Examples of duties you will perform are assisting pharmacists in filling prescriptions; assisting pharmacists in preparing drugs for unit-dose delivery; reconstituting sterile medications; preparing intravenous (IV) admixtures for patient administration; preparing IV chemotherapy drugs; entering prescriptions into a computer to obtain labels; ensuring information, such as a drug's generic name, expiration date, and lot number, is properly recorded on labels; logging records for repackaged drugs; reviewing stock orders and replenishing supplies; and conducting physical inventories.
Students in our Pharmacy Technician program earn their diploma in 9 months.*
*Program length and degree type may vary by campus.
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1 Program lasts 8 months.
2 Program lasts 9 months for a diploma and 14 months for an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.