Pharmacy Technician

About

The Pharmacy Technician Program will prepare you to work as a Pharmacy Technician in wholesale or retail pharmacies, home health care, long term care facilities, or in the hospital setting. This program is designed to provide learning experiences and basic competencies that graduates will need for employment.  Students will learn to become skilled in medications, prescription preparation, reconstitution and IV preparation. Clinical training is provided in various work environments.  Upon completion of training, students will be prepared to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examinations (PTCE). This program is located at the Oneida extension site at 180 Eli Lane, Oneida, Tennessee.

 

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,648.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $642.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Pharmacy Technician1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Oneida Campus
180 Eli Lane
Oneida , TN 37841

Job Duties

Prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 11,960

Current job openings per year: 420

Salary Range

$26,000
to
$37,000

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Instructors

Casey Byrd
423-286-2155

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