Pharmacy Technician

Program Overview

Graduate in as few as 10 Months

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Financial Aid is available for those who qualify

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  • Teaches students how to process and prepare medications for patients
  • Provides students with a solid understanding of pharmacy fundamentals
  • Introduces students to retail and hospital pharmacies

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Program Overview

Graduate in as few as 10 Months

Online and

In-class Learning

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify

calendar icon

Classes Starting
December 28th, 2022!

  • Teaches students how to process and prepare medications for patients
  • Provides students with a solid understanding of pharmacy fundamentals
  • Introduces students to retail and hospital pharmacies

Pharmacy Technician Program

FCC’s Pharmacy Technician Training Program provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to begin a rewarding, entry-level career in the field of pharmaceuticals.

This program provides pharmacy technician training, enabling graduates to assist people with obtaining the correct medications they need by using pharmacy technologies and preparing and dispensing medications.

FCC’s Pharmacy Tech program will prepare you for pharmacy technician roles in a variety of settings, from pharmacies, hospitals, and retail stores to mail order and long-term care facilities.

The program can be completed and you can earn a diploma in as few as 10 months, placing you on course to potentially becoming a pharmacy technician in less than a year. Our program serves as a stepping stone toward a long-term, fulfilling career in the healthcare field.

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Skills You Will Learn

FCC’s pharmacy technician training program provides students with a  foundation of pharmacy fundamentals, pharmacy terminology, and real-world, hands-on training, preparing them for an entry-level pharmacy technician career. Some of the topics that the course covers include:

  • Pharmaceutical math for preparation of drugs
  • Processing and preparing prescriptions
  • Performing sterile drug compounding
  • Understanding pharmaceutical terminology
  • Introduction to the organization of retail pharmacies
  • Introduction to the organization of hospital pharmacies
  • Externship that provides real-world, hands-on training
  • Medical ethics and standards of conduct

Overall, the program is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, experience and confidence to begin an entry-level career in the pharmaceutical field. By introducing students to the organization of retail pharmacies and hospital pharmacies, students should become familiar with both types and understand the operation and workflow of each.

If a career as a pharmacy tech interests you, consider enrolling in FCC’s Pharmacy Technician Training Program. Contact us today, and one of our admissions reps will be in touch to answer any questions you have about both the program and Florida Career College.

Pharmacy Technician Career Outcomes

Graduates who complete FCC’s pharmacy technician program will enter the job market equipped with the knowledge, skills, and hands-on training that employers are looking for when seeking to hire entry-level positions in the pharmacy field.

Graduates of the pharmacy technician program have been able to secure positions such as:

  • Billing and Quality Technician
  • Compounding Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician

About This Program

FCC’s Pharmacy Technician Training Program trains students in classroom and lab settings that are similar to the environments they will work in as pharmacy technicians. This allows students to practice the skills and techniques they’ve learned on equipment they will use in the real world.

Additionally, the program teaches students pharmacy terminology and fundamentals while providing students with hands-on experience across a variety of pharmacy types such as retail, hospital, mail order, and long-term care pharmacies.

In addition to hands-on skills, the Pharmacy Technician Course teaches students about state and federal laws, ethics, and workplace professionalism.

At the end of the program, students are required to complete an externship that provides them with on-the-job training with a local employment partner. This ensures that students complete the program with real-world experience, helping them become successful pharmacy technicians who deliver quality patient care in a pharmacy environment.

Course List

Course
Number

Course
Title

PTN1010

Introduction to Allied Health for Pharmacy Technicians

PTN110

Foundation of Pharmaceutical Care

PTN120

Pharmaceutical Calculations

PTN130

Community Pharmacy Practice

PTN140

Institutional and Advanced Pharmacy Practices

PTN160

Medication Therapy

PTN170

Medication Therapy II

PTN220

Externship

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