Pharmacy Technician Degree

The Pharmacy Management Program graduates participants as a pharmacy technician with an associate degree in science and with knowledge and skills in the management of pharmacy work. Pharmacy Management is an action where patient care is a priority, which includes the education of the patient in relation to understanding the doctor’s prescription and why he should take his medications, as well as compliance with the frequency and the schedule in which the medication should be administered. Leadership is another aspect of the technician’s work that is  included in the Pharmacy Management Program and consists of the ability of the graduate in cooperate with the financial management of the company and in compliance with government regulations.

At Florida Medical College, the requirements to obtain an Associate Degree in Pharmacy Management and graduate as a pharmacy technician are to achieve 101 credit hours after 1320 clock hours. This course includes a basic module in order to complete with the general education requirement established for an Associate Degree. This module courses are common for all associate degree programs and includes: College Algebra, English Composition, Communication Skills, Human Biology, Health Care Worker Basic.

Pharmacy Program teaches students the planning, management, finance, technical and production skill labor issue, the community issue, and health environmental issue, medical terminology, pharmaceutical compounding, medicinal drugs, sterile techniques, IV Preparation, safety, and others important actions in the pharmacy setting, in hospital or retail pharmacy. As a complement those students who desire to work into the research field there is an option to certify as a clinical research coordinator and can work in the clinical site as Pharmacy Technician CRC.

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