Pharmacy Technology

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  • Course description
    Program Highlights
    SJVC’s Pharmacy Technology program prepares you to work under the direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist as part of a team responsible for carrying out a doctor’s pharmaceutical orders. Pharmacy Technicians assist in the various activities of compounding, distributing and dispensing of medications.


        * Pharmacy law and ethics
        * Pharmacology
        * Computer data entry
        * Pharmacy science & clinical applications
        * Prescription processing

    Training includes a balance of classroom and lab instruction, as well as an externship component, which allows you experiential learning in an actual clinical environment.

    Career Opportunities
    A well-trained pharmacy technician can expect to work in a highly respected, professional environment as an integral part of a health care team. Pharmacy technicians work in areas such as:

        * Franchise pharmacies
        * Home health care agencies
        * Correctional facilities
        * Hospitals
        * Pharmaceutical outside sales

    Certifications Earned
    Graduates earn an Associate of Science degree, are qualified to register with the State Board of Pharmacy to become a licensed Pharmacy Technician, and are eligible to take the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). Graduates also earn Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Certification.

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