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Pharmacy Technician Diploma Program

Study pharmacology, anatomy/physiology, and dosage calculations.


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12 Months
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Lafayette, LA

303 Rue Louis XIV,
Lafayette, LA 70508

(337) 981-4010

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The Pharmacy Technician Experience
at Remington College in Lafayette, LA

Remington College offers a combination of coursework, hands-on training and practical real-world pharmacy experience in our diploma program.*

As a student in our Pharmacy Technician school will have the opportunity to learn the basics of drug interactions, medical abbreviations, and dealing with patients.

Your pharmacy technician training will include a basic background in human structure and function, and you will have the chance to take courses in first aid, career development, and computers, as well as pharmacy law and ethics.

 

Job Outlook *

7% growth forecast from 2018 through 2028

Faster than the average for all occupations

Increased demand for prescription medications will lead to more demand for pharmaceutical services.


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Remington College
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July 1998 marked the start of Remington College in Lafayette, Louisiana. Since that time, we’ve established our presence in the community by delivering professional training programs that are in step with the needs of Acadiana college students.

Our Campus is dynamic and lively, our people are warm and welcoming, and our halls are filled with postcards, pictures, and information about our graduates and the companies they now work for.

 
Program Summary

Program Summary &
Course Topics

The Pharmacy Technician Diploma Program provides training in the basic elements of the field of pharmacy such as medical abbreviations, prescription writing and interpretation, drug forms and routes of administration, sterile product mixtures and compounding, as well as developing relationships between the pharmacist and the pharmacy technician. The objective of this Program is to prepare graduates for entry-level positions such as pharmacy technician, pharmacy service representative, outpatient pharmacy technician, and inpatient pharmacy technician in work locations such as retail or mail-order pharmacies, hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted-living facilities.

 
Career Possibilities

Pharmacy Technician
Career Possibilities*

Pharmacy technicians work under the supervision of pharmacists, who must review prescriptions before they are given to patients. In most states, technicians can compound or mix some medications and call physicians for prescription refill authorizations. Technicians also may need to operate automated dispensing equipment when filling prescription orders.

Pharmacy technician career requirements vary, but many employers prefer to hire technicians with formal training or certification. A pharmacy technician diploma program might cover topics such as medical and pharmaceutical terminology, pharmaceutical calculation, recordkeeping, pharmacy techniques, and pharmacy law. Career destinations include, but are not limited to, the following:

Our instructors are ready to bring their years of in-field experience into the classroom. They have a practical teaching style that our students seem to value and appreciate.

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Remington College is Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)

Every Remington College location, in addition to the Online Division, is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

The Physical Therapist Assistant degree program at Remington College – Cleveland Campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call Terhan Freeman at 216-584-2368 or email Terhan.Freeman@remingtoncollege.edu.