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.
Section Start Here
In order to graduate from the Pharmacy Technician (Diploma) program, students must successfully complete the following curriculum:
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
For the campus in Memphis:
The Pharmacy Technician (Diploma)Â program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814, (301) 657-3000.
Accreditation and Licensure
Accreditation and licensure are an important part of an academic institution’s operation. Visit our Accreditations and Licensure page for more details about our accreditations and licensure.
How Long Is The Pharmacy Technician (Diploma) Program at Concorde?
The Pharmacy Technician program can be completed in as few as six months, but this varies based on location. Please check with an admissions advisor for program length information.
When Does Concorde’s Pharmacy Technician (Diploma) Program Start?
Call us at 1-800-693-7010 to find out when the Pharmacy Technician (Diploma) program starts at aÂ Concorde campus location near you.
What is the pharmacy technician career outlook?
According to BLS.gov, the pharmacy technician job field is expected to grow 7 percent through 2028. With the growing demand for prescription medication, pharmacy technicians are much needed for their pharmaceutical services.
Why should I become a pharmacy technician?
Become a pharmacy technician to enjoy a challenging and rewarding career. Pharmacy technicians work closely with people and are responsible for filling prescriptions, organizing inventory, processing insurance claims/payments, and working with customers, making sure they understand their medications and their instructions.
Does Concorde offer pharmacy technician externships?
Concorde incorporates real-world training and off-site clinical experiences through externships in our pharmacy technician program.
How much is tuition for Concorde’s Pharmacy Technician (Diploma) programs?
For program-specific tuition information, please see the campus catalog.