Pharmacy Technician

Program Objectives

The pharmacy technician courses at InterCoast will prepare you up to be a capable Pharmacy Technician, proficient in communicating on a professional level with the public during patient consultation; understanding the medical language as it relates to pharmacology, anatomy, and physiology; dispensing medications in varying forms; as well as learning appropriate record-keeping, adhering to the applicable healthcare laws and ethics.

With the proper education and hands-on approach, you will learn the following and more:

  • Professional communication and human relations.
  • Medical terminology and abbreviations.
  • Human diseases and medical conditions.
  • Alternative medicines.
  • Hospital and retail pharmacy procedures.
  • Drug classifications.
  • HIPAA regulations, laws, and ethics.
  • Prescription processing.
  • Body systems and kinesiology.
  • CPR and first aid.

Where can my Pharmacy Technician Training take me?

Pharmacy Technicians are needed in pharmacies throughout the nation. The stated curriculum at InterCoast will give you the know-how and experience to succeed in any pharmacy environment putting you ahead of other less-qualified applicants searching for pharmaceutical-industry work.

Records show that properly educated and well-trained Pharmacy Technicians are in high demand. If you have an outgoing personality, a critical eye for detail, and are compassionate about the needs of others, the rewarding career as a Pharmacy Technician could be for you.

After satisfactorily completing all courses, you will be encouraged to sit for the PTCB examination, and upon passing the exam, will receive the status of Certified Pharmacy Technician.** You are then free to pursue a full- or part-time career, giving your employer the results they have come to expect from today s Pharmacy Technician graduates.

Your Future Within Reach

Compounded by an aging community in need of more pharmaceutical support, the role of a pharmacy technician is increasing. So, now is the time to take advantage of the Pharmacy Technician Program offered through InterCoast. No prior experience is required to begin!

Financial assistance is available for those that qualify, so don t let that hold you back! Call to find out more today and you could be one step closer to fulfilling your goal of becoming a Certified Pharmacy Technician!

Pick up the phone and chat with InterCoast s Friendly Enrollment Advisors. They are standing by with the answers to your questions. Call 877-227-3377.

Accreditation/Approvals

InterCoast Colleges, a private institution, was granted institutional approval to operate by the BPPE, Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education pursuant to California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8.. The Bureau’s approval means that the institution and its operation comply with the minimum standards established under the law for occupational instruction by private Postsecondary educational institutions and does not imply endorsement or recommendation.

The central mission of InterCoast is to provide Associates Degree and Diploma level educational career program designed to prepare students to succeed in the medical, legal, business and technical industries by enabling them to meet the highest expectations of employers for entry level professions. Each program shares this mission. Click Here for Campus & Online Contact Information

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