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  • 1. Steve M. Damian D. Pharmacy Technician
  • 2. What is Pharmacy Technicians Pharmacy technicians is a health care worker who performs pharmacy related functions, generally working under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist or other health professional.
  • 3. Jobs Duties Take from customers or health professionals the information needed to fill a prescription Count tablets and measure amounts of other medication for prescriptions Compound or mix medications, such as preparing ointments Package and label prescriptions Accept payment for prescriptions and process insurance claims Do routine pharmacy tasks, such as answering phone calls from customers
  • 4. Pharmacy Technicians Job Description
  • 5. Average Salary: Median pay - $28,000 per year Median pay -$28,400 per year $13.65 per hour Entry – level education – high school diploma or equivalent education Work experience – none On the job training - moderate –term on the job training Numbers of jobs – 334,400 Job out look – 32% ( much faster than average)average) Employment change – 108,300 Me
  • 6. Salary Data Graphs This graphs shows the average salary of the work from pharmacy technicians. Sure it not that much, But it good starter career. In order to become pharmacy technicians , you need to have a certification in vocation school
  • 7. How to Become a Pharmacy Technician Becoming a pharmacy technician usually requires earning a high school diploma or the equivalent. Other requirements vary by state, with some states requiring passing an exam or completing a formal training program.
  • 8. Licenses and Certification Most states regulate pharmacy technicians in some way. Consult your state’s Board of Pharmacy for its particular regulations. Requirements for pharmacy technicians typically include some or all of the following: High school diploma or GED Criminal background check Formal training program Exam Fees Continuing education
  • 9. Job Outlook Employment of pharmacy technicians is expected to grow by 32 percent from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations. As a result of advances in pharmaceutical research, more prescription medications are being used to fight diseases. Also, the number of older people is growing, and older people use more prescription drugs than younger people.
  • 10. Training and practice Practical training, such as completing an internship in a pharmacy, is also often required as part of training for employment as a pharmacy technician
  • 11. School to Attend If you are interested in starting a careers in becoming a pharmacy technicians, you could attend on one these programs: (ELAC) UEI college AmericanCareerCollege
  • 12. Job opportunity You could work at many locations: CVS pharmacy Walgreen pharmacy Local pharmacy
  • 13. ● Serious outcome ● To be a pharmacy technician, you must know all the track of medicines. If you give the customers the wrong medicine, then that patients could get an allergic reaction and possibly die also it will be a big impact to your career and you would obviously get fired.
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  • 15. Bibliography ●http://www.allmedicalcareers.com /pharmacy-technician.php • http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/pharm acy-technicians.htm • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pharmacy_tec hnician • http://explorehealthcareers.org/en/Career/ 15/Pharmacy_Technician