Pharmacy Technician

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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN – #8305/#8306

ABOUT:

  • One-year program that provides students an in-depth exposure to the pharmaceutical industry
  • Students that successfully complete the program will be prepared to take the Virginia Pharmacy Technician Exam and will be fully licensed within Virginia
  • Those in the industry on the Virginia Peninsula have identified Pharmacy Technician as their number one are of employment need
  • Job growth for pharmacy technicians will be twice the average for all occupations in Virginia

STUDENT STUDY:OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
Preparing and dispensing prescriptions
Compounding medications
Preparing intravenous medications
Stocking medications
Repackaging medications
Communication and customer service skills

PREREQUISITES:
 Completion of Algebra I and English 10 with a grade of “C” or above
CAMPUS LOCATION: Woodside Lane, Newport News
SESSIONS: 
A.M and P.M
CLASS SIZE: 
20 per Session
CREDENTIALS: Virginia State Board of Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS: Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)
CLASS FEES:

Program Fees:
CPR/BLS $30.00
Lab Jacket $25.00
Activity Fee $17.00

INSTRUCTOR: Angela Stroble, CPhT, angela.stroble@nhrec.org (757)874-4444 ext. 9-5515
BIO:
30 years of experience in the Pharmacy Technician industry
She has been employed at New Horizons for over 5 years
She has been employed in retail, hospital, and home health settings.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:
Pharmacy Technician
Medical Information Technologist
Health Services Manager
Clinical Laboratory Technologist

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABUSINESS PARTNERS:
Hampton University
Walgreens Pharmacy
Rite-Aid Pharmacy

POST-SECONDARY PARTNERS:
Hampton University

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