A Pharmacy Technician, or Pharmaceutical Technician, is a registered professional who performs a variety of functions in the pharmacy. Working under the supervision of a pharmacist, they accept and review prescriptions, prepare and issue medications to patients and health professionals and manage supply and inventory.
Pharmacy Technician Duties and responsibilities:
A Pharmacy Technician takes prescriptions and prepares medication for patients at the pharmacy, their other duties include:
Receiving and verifying the accuracy and authenticity of prescriptions.
Calculating the price of prescriptions.
Reviewing and recording patient information with their prescription in compliance with the guidelines of the General Pharmaceutical Council.
Stocking the pharmacy with inventory.
Providing instructions to educate people on the correct way to take their medicine.
Supporting the Pharmacist in the daily operation of the pharmacy.
Protecting employees and patients by adhering to infection-control protocols and policies.
Disbursing completed and confirmed prescriptions to patients.
Answering incoming calls and fielding patient questions.
Maintaining a clean and safe pharmacy by complying with regulations, rules and procedures.
Pharmacy Technician 6-week Accelerated Workshop
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
$1600.00 ($350.00 down payment)
National Certification offered at end of workshop from MedCa. Also, the student can sit for AMCA, NHA, NPS, NCPE. The cost is $140.00