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Pharmacy Technician
1-year Diploma

The pharmacy technician, under the supervision of a pharmacist, assists in day-to-day pharmacy operations. Pharmacy technicians work in hospitals or retail pharmacies receiving written prescriptions, taking prescription refill requests, preparing intravenous medications, operating computer and automation systems, applying prescription and auxiliary labels to medication bottles, pricing and controlling inventory, and preparing insurance claim forms.

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Students in this program may be eligible to have half their tuition paid for by the Kibbie Grant. Click here for more details.

Pharmacy Technician


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Katz Family Healthcare Simulation Center

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Katz Family Healthcare Simulation Center
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