A Vocational School You can Afford and Trust since 1989.
- Cost of Program (includes Registration, Books/Equipment, & Tuition):
- Course offered Hybrid/Online/In-class – $6,995
- 27 week program/600 clock hours/25 Credit Hours.
Why Study at HSTI?
HealthStaff Training Institute is the right choice for your future. You can balance work, family, and school with our flexible online, onsite, or hybrid mode course offerings. Our curriculum is updated continuously in order to best educate our students to meet the needs of today’s employers.
Let HealthStaff Training Institute train you with the skills and knowledge to prepare you to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician, qualified to fill prescriptions and accurately make dosage calculations.
HSTI’s Pharmacy Technician Course Description
Students receive instruction in pharmacy law and drug legislation, drug nomenclature, dosage forms, weights, measures and calculations. Emphasis is placed on terminology, anatomy, and physiology as it relates to various diagnoses, medications, drug classifications, chemotherapy and antibiotic, automated drug distribution, sterile preparation, and extemporaneous compounding.
Students are required to participate in a 120-hour externship in an approved hospital or pharmacy where they will perform various pharmacy functions. Upon completion of the Pharmacy Technician program, students are prepared to make a smooth transition into the workplace with the on-the-job experience gained from the externship.
Launch Your Pharmacy Technician Career Today!
If you are interested in working in the rewarding field of healthcare, and enjoy helping others, Pharmacy Technician may be the career path for you. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for pharmacy technicians is projected to grow 20 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. An aging population and other factors will lead to increased demand for prescription medications.
Our training helps students be a vital asset to any hospital, clinic, or retail pharmacy. The Pharmacy Technician program at HealthStaff Training Institute prepares our graduates for employment in any pharmaceutical environment.
For more information about our Pharmacy Technician program, call today to create your new tomorrow or fill out the short form.