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Heritage Pharmacy Technician Program

Pharmacy Technician - COLUMBUS

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DESCRIPTION

Our Pharmacy Technician Program, available at our Columbus, Ohio, school, provides you with courses and training required for entry-level positions in a pharmacy setting. Our comprehensive curriculum offers courses in pharmacology, narcotic controls, medical terminology, IV drug preparation, drug compounding, pharmacy law and more. Graduates will have the necessary skills to work with confidence in a professional environment with licensed pharmacists.

Pharmacy technicians work with licensed pharmacists and assist in providing medications to patients in retail or hospital settings. If working under the direction of a licensed pharmacist to dispense medication and provide information to customers interests you, then working as a pharmacy technician may be the career for you.

SKILLS

WHICH PHARMACY TECHNICIAN SKILLS WILL I LEARN?
  • Work with prescriptions and over-the-counter medications
  • Maintain patient medication records
  • Count medications into dispensing containers
  • Create prescription labels
  • Prepare insurance claim forms
  • Greet healthcare providers and patients in person and by phone; answer questions and requests
  • Maintain a safe and clean pharmacy
  • Verify prescription information and dosage
  • Assemble 24-hour supply of patient medications
  • Read patient medical charts and prepare medications based on these
  • Prepare commercially unavailable medications
  • Compounding
  • Prepare sterile intravenous medications
  • Operate computerized dispensing equipment
  • Package each individual type of medication, separately and accurately labeling the medication with the prescribed dosages
  • Safely store the prescribed medicine in the medicine storage unit
WHERE DO PHARMACY TECHNICIANS WORK?
  • Pharmacies
  • Retail Pharmacy Locations
  • Hospitals

CAMPUS

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DETAILS

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Main Location:
150 Taylor Station Rd., Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43213
OH REG 10-01-1914T

Learning Center:
85 McNaughten Rd., Suite 230
Columbus, OH 43213
OH REG 10-01-1914T-LC

A branch of Heritage College, Denver, CO.
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Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools, 30 East Broad Street, Suite 2481, Columbus, Ohio 43215, (614) 466-2752, Ohio registrations #10-01-1914T and 10-01-1914T-LC

 

COLUMBUS, OHIO

150 Taylor Station Road, Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43213
(614) 328-4700
OH REG 10-01-1914T

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Located off I-270 across from the Mount Carmel East Hospital, this conveniently located campus features two contemporary yet comfortable settings.

Our main building includes fully functioning medical assisting labs and dental labs as well as a massage clinic that is open to the public. The campus also features a student lounge, a resource center and fully equipped classrooms that support our hands-on approach to education. In addition, our college operates a separate classroom location or learning center located less than a mile away and includes additional classroom space to meet the needs of our students.

Heritage College utilizes industry-standard equipment for all our career education programs to ensure that students are prepared with the knowledge, skills and hands-on training needed for successful employment in their chosen field. Additionally, the campus offers a number of resources to assist students, and the faculty and staff are committed to the success of our students.

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