Pharmacy Technician with Healthcare Administration

Pharmacy Technician with Healthcare Administration

pharmacy-technicianPharmacy technicians are healthcare professionals who perform a variety of duties that assist the pharmacist. These include filling prescription requests, ensuring that patient needs are met, gathering and entering patient information into databases, maintaining proper inventory and stock, and ensuring proper storage and security of medications. This program will provide students with the ability to develop knowledge and skills in communication and customer service, pharmacy law and ethics, pharmacy mathematics and dosage calculations, pharmacology, medical terminology as related to the pharmacy setting, preparation of medication, and processing prescriptions. Students will review best practices for inventory management as well as health insurance and billing procedures.

Topics Include:

  • Pharmacy Basics
  • Introduction to Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy Calculations
  • Pharmacy Practice Settings
  • Professionalism and Communication

Additional Topics Include:

  • Medical Office Software Applications
  • Medical Office Practices
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Introduction to Medical Coding, Billing, and Health Insurance