Pharmacy Technician

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OVERVIEW

Why Should You Become a Pharmacy Technician?

Employment of Pharmacy Technicians is skyrocketing! Job Pharmacy Technician program CBD College Los Angeles prospects for Pharmacy Technicians are excellent and employment of Pharmacy Technicians is expected to grow by 20% from 2012 to 2022.* As of May 2014 the annual mean salary for Pharmacy Technicians in Southern California was $37,640.*

With CBD College's combination of state-of-the-art laboratories, classrooms, and externships, you’ll have the skills and certification you need to become a part of this growing field—all in just 36 short weeks!

CBD College’s Pharmacy Technician program is designed to train you to work side by side and under the supervision of pharmacists. Our externship opportunities allow you to gain valuable experience working at clinical externship sites that include hospitals, retail settings and pharmacy chains so that you can be ready to tackle the field after graduation. Pharmacy technicians are responsible for many important duties, including:

  • Obtaining, reviewing and distributing patient prescriptions

  • Transcribing physicians’ orders and hospital charts

  • Measuring, counting, and labeling prescriptions

  • Routine pharmacy tasks, such as answering phone calls and speaking with customers

  • Computer data entry for patient profile information

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a diploma, will be eligible to apply for licensure as a Pharmacy Technician in the State of California and will be qualified for the PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certified Board) exam. This certification is the gold standard in the industry, and Pharmacy Technicians who have it are in high demand!

Let CBD College train and prepare you for an exciting and rewarding career as a Pharmacy Technician quickly and effectively. We offer financial aid those who qualify, and we have a dedicated on-site placement department that will help you even after you graduate, at no cost to you, for the duration of your career.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Pharmacy Technicians

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CAREERS

Pharmacy Technicians are in Demand!

Pharmacy Tech students CBD College

As advances in pharmaceutical research lead to more prescription medications we can use to fight disease, the employment of pharmacy technicians is skyrocketing!

  • Employment of Pharmacy Technicians is expected to grow by 20% from 2012 to 2022.*

  • As of May 2014 the annual mean salary for Pharmacy Technicians in Southern California was $37,640.*

  • Job prospects for pharmacy technicians are excellent, particularly for those with the formal training, experience and certification

With CBD College's combination of state-of-the-art laboratories, classrooms, and externships, you’ll have the skills and certification you need to become a part of this growing field—all in just 36 short weeks!

Where Can I Work? 

Upon completion of CBD College's Pharmacy Technician Program you will be qualified to work in:

  • Retail Pharmacies

  • Hospitals

  • Long-term Care Pharmacies

  • Home Infusion Pharmacies

  • Grocery Stores

  • Pharmaceutical Companies

  • Herb Stores

Why Choose the Pharmacy Technician Program at CBD College?

  • 36 Week/9 Month Program

  • Preparation for PTCB (National Exam)

  • Nationally Accredited by ABHES

  • Externships in different pharmacy settings

  • State-of-the-art skills lab

  • Computer learning center

  • Dedicated faculty and staff

  • Hands-on training and personal feel

  • Clinical experience in a variety of healthcare facilities

  • On-site placement department will assist you to find a job

  • Federal Financial Aid Available to those who qualify

 

 *Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Pharmacy Technicians

LEARN

Course Content

Pharmacy Tech filling prescription

  • General Concepts of Pharmacy

  • Federal & State Pharmacy Laws

  • Pharmaceutical Procedures

  • Pharmacy Calculation

  • Pharmacology of Body Systems

  • Psychopharmacology

  • Pharmacy Stock and Billing

  • Cancer and Oncology Agents

  • Repacking and Compounding

  • Hospital Pharmacy and Sterile Products

  • Anti-Inflammatory and Antihistamine Drugs

  • CPR/First Aid

  • Career Development

  • Externship

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

Student Testimonials

DISCLOSURE

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