The primary job of a pharmacy technician is to assist in dispensing prescription medication in a precise and efficient manner. New York Medical Career Training Center is an accredited school offering the pharmacy technician course in Garden City. We are happy to be offering this Pharmacy Technician course in our new location in Garden City, as it makes the class accessible for students for students in the area and all surrounding towns including New Hyde Park, West Hempstead, Mineola, Garden City Park, Stewart Manor, and other nearby areas in Long Island.
This 9-week course trains you on skills such as initiating medication, adjusting dosages and renewing prescription medication based on your knowledge and expertise. In addition, Pharmacy Technician course will also focus on imparting the following skills:
History of Medicine and Pharmacy, Law and Ethics of pharmacy, Basic Anatomy and Physiology, classification of drugs / pharmacology, basic sciences for pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, psychopharmacology and Complementary Alternative Medicine.
Calculations for pharmacy technician,dosage forms/Route–Administration,prescription processing, OTC Medications/ Skin Care Products, repackaging and compounding, Aseptic technique, pharmacy stock/ billing/ computers.
The internship is 120 hours. On site, students will get experienced in drug distribution, compounding and pre-packaging, billing cash register, dispensing refills, computer entry and attending phone calls. As a pharmacy technician you will assist the pharmacist with mixing and packaging prescriptions, maintain client records, and refers clients to the pharmacist. Students will get an overview of pharmacy law and ethics, medical and pharmaceutical terminology. Students will accomplish the techniques required to stock, package and prepare medications; and will understand the federal or state laws to govern a pharmacy.
The Pharmacy Technician Course in Garden City will also provide the necessary information required to pass the National Certification Exam. Pharmacy technicians can choose to become certified in their profession. A certification is a valuable component for a pharmacy technician’s career.
Pharmacy technicians are always in high demand in Long Island for full-time and part-time work in pharmacies and hospitals in Garden City, New Hyde Park, Mineola, West Hempstead, and other surrounding towns on Long Island. Receiving formal pharmacy technician training in Garden City from NY Med Training is guaranteed to give you a competitive edge in the job market. Employment of pharmacy technicians is expected to grow exponentially in the coming years.