Find your career training program in Pharmacy Technology from Anthem College.
Graduates often find entry-level work in the medial industry as a Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Assistant. They often work in hospitals, retail pharmacies such as Walmart and Target as well as private long-term facilities.
During your training you'll learn about pharmacology, pharmacy law and ethics and the fundamentals of pharmacy and be able to measure dosages for medication. Accuracy is a must if you decide to go into this field and you'll be taught how to count, sort and weigh medication, how to prepare prescription labels. Doing this accurately helps the pharmacists that work alongside you for his/her final review.
If you are taking the associate of science degree program you will take courses that focus on medical office supervision, patient assessment and emergency care as well as course in composition and psychology. The job market is shown to grow by 31% through 2020. When you are successful with your medical assistant courses you’ll then start your externship at a local medical office.
When you work in this field smaller practices are looking for individuals who can multi-task and who can handle a variety of duties. You should have good communications skills since you’ll be dealing with so many people including management. You may also choose to further your career by obtaining additional training and certifications from the (AAMA) American Association of Medical Assistants and the AMT) Association of Medical Technologists.
Choose between a Medical Assistant diploma or degree program depending on the campus location you choose to attend or take the program online. Start by requesting information from Anthem College today.