Pharmacy Technician News & Articles Wearing White for Dallas Fort Worth Pharmacy Technician Students CertificationWho knew that wearing white could be fashionable all year long? Leave it to our Remington College campuses in Dallas and Fort Worth! Allied Health Students at Fort Worth Campus Focus on CertificationRepresenting our Medical Assisting with X-Ray (Limited Scope)/EKG and Medical Billing and Coding programs, a group of 51 Fort Worth Campus Allied Health students accepted the challenge, studied hard, and prepared to take one of the following certification exams on May 20, 2011: coding, medical assisting, EKG, or phlebotomy. "Passing my certification exam will allow me to have more opportunities in the medical field," said MA-X student Julieta Serano. Who We Are: Felton T. Young, CPhT, Job Development Specialist at Houston CampusAs a Pharmacy Technician (PT) Job Development Specialist at Remington College – Houston Campus, Felton Young is dedicated to helping his students and graduates make an impact. As part of National Pharmacy Week in October 2009, Mr. Young arranged a morning visit to a local company, PharMEDium, and took seven PT students with him to learn how the business operates and to interview for job openings. Resourcefulness of Cleveland East Pharmacy Tech Student and Her Instructor Is a Balm for Our U.S. Troops AbroadJohn Rohal, Chairperson of the Pharmacy Technician diploma program at our Cleveland, Ohio college, delivered 400 tubes of lip balm to Cleveland's VFW Post 387 on Veterans Day, November 11, 2010. The donation was accepted by Post 387 auxiliary chapter president, LeAnn Christner. Pharmacy Technician College Students at Cleveland West Get Creative for a Good CauseA group of industrious Pharmacy Technician students at our campus in North Olmsted, Ohio, recently got creative for fun, learning, and profit, with the funds raised to benefit children at the University Hospital Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, in Cleveland.... Remington College - Columbia Campus Offers New Pharmacy Technician ProgramRemington College in Columbia, South Carolina is enrolling students for its new Pharmacy Technician diploma program. The Pharmacy Technician program is designed to teach students the basic skills needed for their certification exam and to help gain entry into the pharmacy technician career field. After 18 Years, New Career Is a New Reality for Cleveland Pharmacy Technician College GraduateMay 2010 Cleveland Pharmacy Technician graduate Abeer ("Abby") Shihadeh's life has taken a new turn, thanks to her dedication to gaining a college diploma and a certification from PTCB -- and thanks to some help and support from the staff at Remington College – Cleveland Campus. Pharmacy Technician Job Outlook ArchiveLearn about the pharmacy tech jobs available with a Pharmacy Technician diploma. Remington College Leads Effort to Collect 795 Pints of Blood in JuneRemington College, America's Blood Centers and the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America recently wrapped up the second in a series of 3 Lives blood drives on Remington College campuses across the country and collected 795 pints of blood during the month of June. May Is National Wellness Month…And it's good time to schedule a checkup with your doctor. For a career checkup, check out some of the Remington College Health Care programs that can give you the skills needed for an entry-level position in the health care industry. Who We Are: Felton T. Young, CPhT, Job Development Specialist at Houston CampusAs a Pharmacy Technician (PT) Job Development Specialist at Remington College – Houston Campus, Felton Young is dedicated to helping his students and graduates make an impact. Pharmacy Tech Grad from Remington College – Little Rock Campus named Technician of the YearHolly Katayama, a May 2007 Pharmacy Technician graduate from Remington College – Little Rock Campus, was named "Technician of the Year" at the 2009 Arkansas Association of Health-System Pharmacists (AAHP) awards banquet, held in October. Dallas Campus Pharmacy Technician Students Hold "PJs for the Pantry" Drive to Feed the Hungry in NoTo help the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) in its pursuit of a hunger-free community, Pharmacy Technician (PT) Department Chair Helen Ann Vance and the PT faculty and students at Remington College – Dallas Campus organized a food drive on December 23, 2009. A Day in the Life of a Pharmacy TechnicianPharmacy technicians work in conjunction with and under the supervision of licensed pharmacists to prepare medications, process payments, and provide customer service at pharmacies and other places where prescription drugs may be disbursed. Because patients depend on pharmacy technicians to correctly measure and label their prescription medications, technicians must have good attention to detail and basic math skills. The tasks that pharmacy technicians are allowed to perform may depend on the rules and regulations of the state in which they work.