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  • Receive written prescription or refill requests and verify that information is complete and accurate.
  • Prepack bulk medicines, fill bottles with prescribed medications, and type and affix labels.
  • Answer telephones, responding to questions or requests.
  • Maintain proper storage and security conditions for drugs.
  • Assist customers by answering simple questions, locating items, or referring them to the pharmacist for medication information.
  • Price and file prescriptions that have been filled.
  • Establish or maintain patient profiles, including lists of medications taken by individual patients.
  • Order, label, and count stock of medications, chemicals, or supplies and enter inventory data into computer.
  • Receive and store incoming supplies, verify quantities against invoices, check for outdated medications in current inventory, and inform supervisors of stock needs and shortages.
  • Mix pharmaceutical preparations, according to written prescriptions.
  • Operate cash registers to accept payment from customers.
  • Clean and help maintain equipment or work areas and sterilize glassware, according to prescribed methods.
  • Prepare and process medical insurance claim forms and records.
  • Transfer medication from vials to the appropriate number of sterile, disposable syringes, using aseptic techniques.


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Office Telephone: 973-642-4160

Address: 24 Commerce Street, Ste 401, Newark, NJ 07102

E-mail Address: admin@neihusa.com


All programs offered by New Educare Institute of Healthcare are approved by NJ State Department of Education.

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Pharmacy Technician Program 

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PHARMACY

TECHNICIAN


Program Duration:

2 to 4 Months


Program Description 

Pharmacy Technician On-campus or Online Training Program is designed to teach the knowledge required to become a Pharmacy Technician. This program will give participants the knowledge of History of Pharmacy, The Foundation of Pharmaceutical Care. Pharmacy Law and Ethics for Technicians, Pharmaceutical and Medical Terminology and Abbreviations, Dosage Forms, Microbiology, Immunology and Vaccines, Safety in the Workplace, Nutrition, Drug Actions and Interactions, Medication Errors, Integumentary System, Musculoskeletal System, Nervous System, Sight and Hearing, Endocrine System, Cardiovascular System, Lymphatic System, Respiratory System, Urinary System, Digestive System, Reproductive System, Basic Mathematics, Measurement Systems, Calculation of Dosages, Hospital Pharmacy Practice, Community Pharmacy, Advanced Pharmacy, Extemporaneous Prescription Compounding, Sterile Compounding, Financial Management of Pharmacy Operations, Health Insurance, Documentation, Billing, and Collections, Inventory Control, Computers in the Pharmacy, Communications. 

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

PROGRAM DURATION

2 to 4 Months

COURSE OUTCOME

Pharmacy Technician Oncampus or Online Training Program 


  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of the pharmacy technician in various pharmacy practices and duties.
  • Properly handle prescriptions, preparing prescriptions, dispensing prescriptions, and recordkeeping.
  • Perform procedures related to billing, inventory management, and purchasing.
  • Demonstrate responsible actions toward maintaining medication safety and avoidance of medication errors.

PROGRAM CURRICULUM

Pharmacy Technician

Core

Foundation

    CATALOG

NEW EDUCARE INSTITUTE OF HEALTHCARE

PROGRAM


1. Introduction to Pharmaceutical Care.


21. Inventory Control.

3. Pharmaceutical and Medical Terminology and Abbreviations.


7. Drug Actions and Interactions.


2. Law and Ethics for Technicians.


4. Dosage Forms and Microbiology.


5. Immunology and Vaccines.

6. Safety in the Workplace.


10. Nutrition.


11. Medication Errors.


9. Pharmacy Mathematics and Measurement Systems.

8. Anatomy, Physiology, and Disorders Human System.


18. Financial Management of Pharmacy Operations.


17. Sterile Compounding.

16. Extemporaneous Prescription.

15. Advance Pharmacy Practice.

14. Community Pharmacy Practice. 

13. Hospital Pharmacy Practice.


12. Calculation of Dosages.

19. Health Insurance.

20. Documentation, Billing, and Collections.

22. Computers and Communication in the Pharmacy.

Why New Educare Institute of Healthcare for Pharmacy Technician Program?


The Pharmacy Technician Program at New Educare Institute of Healthcare is offered to prepare students for employment in this growing healthcare occupation. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the occupation of Pharmacy Technician is expected to grow 32 percent from 2010 to 2020. As a Pharmacy Technician, you will assist licensed pharmacists providing medication and other health care products to patients.


Why Choose Pharmacy Technician Program?


Pharmacy Technician career can be found on the U.S. Department of Labor's "Bright Outlook" occupations. With your Pharmacy Technician program completion in hand, you will feel confident working in retail pharmacies, hospital pharmacies or any pharmacy within a medical facility.Pharmacy Technician Program offered by New Educare Institute of Healthcare is approved by New Jersey State Department of Education and Labor and Workforce Development. The program is also recognized by leading National Certification Associations. New Educare Institute of Healthcare is an Approved and Recognized Career School in the State of New Jersey.


JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Pharmacy Technician

  • Supply and monitor robotic machines that dispense medicine into containers and label the containers.
  • Restock intravenous (IV) supplies and add measured drugs or nutrients to IV solutions under sterile conditions to prepare IV packs for various uses, such as chemotherapy medication.
  • Compute charges for medication or equipment dispensed to hospital patients and enter data in computer.
  • Deliver medications or pharmaceutical supplies to patients, nursing stations, or surgery.
  • Price stock and mark items for sale.
  • Maintain and merchandise home healthcare products or services.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Verify accuracy of patient information.
  • Perform clerical work in medical settings.
  • Maintain inventory of medical supplies or equipment.
  • Maintain medical equipment or instruments.
  • Prepare medications or medical solutions.
  • Merchandise healthcare products or services.
  • Enter patient or treatment data into computers.
  • Sterilize medical equipment or instruments.
  • Clean medical equipment or facilities.
  • Process medical billing information.

SALARY BY YEAR




SALARY BY HOUR


  • Demonstrate personal and interpersonal skills: professionalism, communication, critical thinking, time management, and problem solving.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the laws and regulations of pharmacy practice.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of anatomy and physiology of each body system and the therapies and treatments used to treat common conditions of each body system.
  • Perform basic mathematical calculations used for medication dosages and compounding preparations.

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Reference: www.bls.gov