Pharmacy Support Services

This course is for students who want to prepare for employment in allied health areas in the medical field, specifically Pharmacy Support Service, While Gaining valuable information to be successful in any health career field. Students master applied health core competencies covering the following areas: health and wellness issues, medical terminology, health care organizational structures, communication skills, legal responsibilities and ethical issues, patient rights and confidentially, employability, safety and teamwork, etc. Students gain valuable leadership and employment skills and receive opportunities for scholarships and community involvement by participating in Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), a state and national career and technical student organization.
Expect to learn:
  • Learn pharmaceutical compounding techniques
  • Measure medications
  • Label pharmaceutical products
  • Prepare to take the national Pharmacy Technician Certification exam
Other Features:
  • Certification opportunities for:
    • CPR
    • First Aid
    • Heart Savers
  • Internship opportunities may be available
Career information for this industry:
  • Salary range: $20,730 - $43,900
  • Education Range: High School Diploma or Equivalent to vocational school
  • Projected job growth: 20%
Statistics according to Bureau of Labor Statistics for pharmacy technicians, Retrieved: 11/5/15

CTSO affiliated with this program:


HOSA

Schools offering this program:
Metro Tech

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