Pharmacy technicians help pharmacists dispense prescription medication to customers or health professionals. These prescription requests can come from hospitals, physicians, nurses or directly from the patient. Pharmacy Technicians' may work in retail pharmacies, home healthcare pharmacies, and hospitals.Their work is overseen by a licensed pharmacist.
This program is approved by the Virginia State Board of Pharmacy.
Employment of pharmacy technicians is projected to grow 9 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. Increased demand for prescription medications will lead to more demand for pharmaceutical services.
What Hours Would I Work?
Hours will vary greatly. May include working days, nights, or weekends depending on the type of pharmacy.
Where Can I Live?
Student can live any where in the nation and work as a pharmacy technician.