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Pharmacy Technician - AAS

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Pharmacy technicians work under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist and perform many pharmacy related functions. Duties may include: preparing prescriptions, counting pills, extemporaneous compounding and preparing parenteral medications. Pharmacy technicians work in a wide variety of practice settings, including community pharmacies, hospitals, home healthcare, mail order and longterm care facilities. It is critical for candidates to be detail-oriented and understand the importance of accuracy since dispensing pharmaceuticals impact a person’s life. Technicians work the same hours that a pharmacy is open. This may include evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays, particularly in facilities such as hospitals and retail pharmacies.

Accreditation

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
7272 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814

Hutchinson Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The Higher Learning Commission is one of six regional institutional accreditors recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Contact Details

Allied Health
alliedhealth@hutchcc.edu
620-728-8100
1-888-GO-HUTCH ext. 8100

Pharmacy Technician Accreditation

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