Pharmacy Technicians are the bridge between customers and pharmacists. As a Pharm Tech, you’re responsible for handling inventories, assisting the pharmacist, helping customers and performing special work such as compounding medications for patients with specific medical needs.
Pharmacy Technician (Diploma) Mission Statement
The Pharmacy Technician Diploma program at Concorde Career College provides students with the theoretical knowledge, hands-on practical skills, and professional attributes required to obtain entry-level positions as Pharmacy Technicians. The program prepares students to successfully complete the exam(s) necessary for certification as a pharmacy technician.
Learning Objectives / Instructional Outcomes
The Pharm Tech program includes courses covering mathematics and pharmacology. Learning objectives include achievement of sufficient theoretical knowledge and practical skills in compounding and delivery of drug products and maintaining records.
A properly trained Pharmacy Technician is a valuable asset in hospital, home health care, and retail environments. The Pharmacy Technician quite often assumes a central role in the compounding and delivery of drug products and in maintaining records. In addition, the Pharmacy Technician acts as an intermediary between the doctor and the pharmacist and between the pharmacist and the patient. Pharmacy Technicians play an important role in an area where accuracy and responsibility combined with compassion and empathy are of paramount importance.
Accreditation and Licensure
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