Diploma Program in Pharmacy Technology

The Pharmacy Technician program at Sanford-Brown provides students with the technical and practical training necessary for work as an entry-level assistant to a licensed pharmacist. Students will study pharmacy computing, medication preparation, inventory and billing and quarterly customer service care.

The program seeks to prepare students to work under the supervision of a licensed Pharmacist in the preparation and dispensing of medications; maintaining patient records; setting up, packaging, and labeling routine orders from stock supplies; and mixing drugs with parenteral fluids. The core curriculum is structured to include a lecture component, a laboratory component and a clinical component. The final externship portion of the curriculum consists of supervised experiences in a clinical environment, which requires competencies, logs, and evaluations completed by the student.

At the conclusion of the program, graduates who have diligently attended class and their externship, studied, and practiced their skills should have the skills to seek entry-level employment as pharmacy technicians.

What career opportunities can you pursue upon successful completion of this program?

  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Medical Hospitals
  • Pharmacies and Drug Stores
  • Mail Order Pharmacy
  • Physicians Group Pharmacy

What are some of the topics you will study in this program?

  • Pharmacy Computing
  • Medication Preparation
  • Inventory and Billing
  • Customer Service
  • Maintaining Patient Records

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