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How to become a Pharmacy Technician


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How to become a Pharmacy Technician

  1. 1. How to become a Pharmacy Technician?
  2. 2. <ul><li>If you are very interested in becoming a Pharmacy technician you will find that are quite a few programs out there that allow you to complete the program and you will have to take for a given curriculum. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>You have to be able to understand the terms of the business, the abbreviations and even the names of a wide spectrum of medications. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Some of the types of courses you will have to complete include medical terminology and pharmaceutical technology. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The classes are based on the fact that you will be working with a variety of forms of medication. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>You will be doing so many types of calculations on the job, you have to be able to figure out formulas for mixing certain medications, liquid measurements and more. </li></ul><ul><li>Take your time to ensure you find a great Pharmacy Technician program out there, look for one that offers you a strong foundation. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The laws and ethics play a vital role in the type of work that you will be associated with. </li></ul><ul><li>In addition to the class efforts that you have to do for certification, you will likely have to work in several different locations for set number of hours that you won’t be paid for. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>If you do well on the job training portion of your certification, don’t be surprised if they offer you a job. </li></ul>
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