Inside Look: Pharmacy Technician

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Pharmacy Technician

The pharmacy technician is an integral part of the healthcare system. He or she works closely with the pharmacist in order to help patients get the medicine that they need quickly and accurately. Read on to learn more about what pharmacy technicians do.Pharmacy Technicians Work With DrugsIt should come as no surprise that pharmacy technicians spend a great deal of time handling prescription drugs. They are responsible for counting pills, filling bottles with the right medications, and double checking orders... read more.

  • December 22, 2016
What Do I Learn in a Pharmacy Technician Course?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Pharmacy Technician

Being a pharmacy technician carries a lot of responsibility. Your actions have a direct impact on people’s health, and mistakes can literally be a matter of life or death. Thankfully, a good pharmacy technician course will teach you everything you need to know in order to be successful in your new career.You may be wondering, “what do I learn in a pharmacy technician course anyway?” In general, your course will prepare you in four main arenas: math, science, customer service, and technical... read more.

  • May 20, 2016
What is a Pharmacy Technician?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Pharmacy Technician

Listed as one of the U.S. Department of Labor’s “Bright Outlook” occupations, employment of Pharmacy Technicians is projected to grow 22% within the next 7 years with 100,000 or more job openings. Learn more about the duties of a Pharmacy Technician: what is an average workday like, what career opportunities might you have, and how to get certified and employed. Duties of a Pharmacy TechPharmacy Technicians work directly with pharmacists, although the duties may be limited by sta... read more.

  • December 15, 2015