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Pharmacy Technician Online Diploma Program

Study pharmacology, anatomy/physiology, and dosage calculations.


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Knoxville, TN

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The Pharmacy Technician Experience
at Remington College Online

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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Knoxville, TN
(Remington College Online)

All online classes at Remington College are facilitated using the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS). The Canvas LMS is a highly effective web-based platform that provides both our students and faculty with an intuitive, responsive, accessible, and mobile friendly learning environment that allows them to fully optimize their teaching and learning potential.

 
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:

Remington College has made a significant commitment to integrating technology platforms that will provide our online students with the best opportunity to succeed in their chosen path.

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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.

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Health Information Management

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Organizational Management

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Database Management and Administration

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Digital Graphic Art

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Health Information Technology

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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

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Paralegal

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Computer-Aided Design and Drafting

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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

TN

Medical Assisting:

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Medical Office Administration

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Pharmacy Technician

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In Alaska, Remington College’s Knoville Campus (“Remington College”) is exempt from authorization under AS 14.48 and 20 AAC 17 because the program is online or distance delivered and does not have a physical presence in the state.

Remington College is physically located in Tennessee and is not regulated in Texas under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code.

Remington College has been granted Optional Expedited Authorization as a postsecondary educational institution in Tennessee by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, pursuant to T.C.A. § 49-7-2022.

Tennessee Higher Education Commission (All Students)

If after attempting to resolve the complaint through the grievance procedures described in the catalog, a student remains dissatisfied, he/she should contact the Tennessee Higher Education Commission at:

Tennessee Higher Education Commission
Parkway Towers, Suite 1900
404 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
(615) 741-3605