Pharmacy Technician Program
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Start The Path Towards a Career in Healthcare with the Pharmacy Technician Program
Miller-Motte College’s Pharmacy Technician program helps prepare you to pursue a career within the healthcare industry helping dispense important medications. This program allows you to pursue an Associate’s Degree in a flexible environment that combines classroom learning with hands-on in-person experience, or entirely online. Enrollment is on a rolling basis with classes beginning every 5-10 weeks, and you can be finished with your Associate of Science in Pharmacy Technician degree in as little as 18 months.
Along with classroom education, in-person students at Miller-Motte will get the opportunity to participate in clinical rotations where they will get hands-on training in a workplace environment to strengthen their skills.
Associate of Occupational Science: 18 Months, 92 Credit Hours. Macon, GA.
Associate of Applied Science: 18 Months, 92 Credit Hours. Chattanooga, TN Online.
Skills You'll Cover in the pharmacy technician Program
Improve your customer service skills as you study medication order preparations, how to measure medication dosage by unit, and guidelines for operating in institutional pharmacy settings.
Expand your understanding of the disease process, pharmaceutical drug classifications, dosages, impacts on the body, and different ways medication can be administered.
Hone your skills reviewing prescriptions for patient safety and accurate dosages while assisting pharmacists. Practice identifying drug interactions, toxicities, therapeutic properties, and more.
Study different medical terminology, body systems, their functions, and how disease impacts each system and the entire human body.
Practice troubleshooting common prescription preparation dosage errors and medication distributions. Gain confidence converting measurements and using specialty calculations relating to common pharmaceutical practices.
Increase your understanding of the various roles, practice, legal and ethical responsibilities within the healthcare industry.
Put your customer service skills to the test as you train to safely prepare prescriptions in ambulatory pharmacy settings.
Study legal and regulatory guidelines to prepare sterile products, safely handle medications, and how to prepare intravenous products in pharmaceutical settings.
What Can I Do With A Pharmacy Technician Associate's Degree?
People who graduate from the Miller-Motte College Pharmacy Technician program have the opportunity to pursue entry-level careers as pharmacy techs.
*MMC cannot guarantee employment or salary.
- Retail Pharmacies
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We’re ready to help you get an education for the future you want. If you are ready to take the next step on your new journey in vocational or skills-based education, Miller-Motte College is ready to help.