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Pharmacy Technician – Be an Integral Part of the Healthcare Industry
Southwest Schools is offering the Pharmacy Technical Program in order to meet the growing demand. In this area of the health care industry. The PT program is offered at the San Antonio and Corpus Christi campuses.
the San Antonio and Corpus Christi campuses.
The PT program at Southwest Schools is approved and regulated by the Texas Workforce
Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, in Austin, Texas. Southwest Schools is
nationally accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE).
The PT program is designed to meet the current and estimated employment needs of the pharmaceutical industry. Students are provided the technical knowledge for employment
in both retail and institutional settings within the rapidly growing Pharmacy Technician field. The PT program encourages students to develop strong customer service and interpersonal skills. The student will learn about fundamentals of pharmacology, common terminology and abbreviations, adverse effects of pharmaceuticals, how to fill and dispense prescriptions, and billing and coding skills. The PT program offers the opportunity to students to gain all of the knowledge and skills necessary to enter the Pharmacy Technician profession in an entry level position.
Graduates of Southwest Schools Pharmacy Technician Program may seek employment in venues such as retail pharmacy, healthcare clinics, home health agencies, long term health care facilities, and pharmaceutical companies. According to United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, the increasing demand for well-trained Pharmacy Technicians is expected to grow by 31% by 2018.
With ten school in seven cities throughout Central and South Texas, Southwest Schools offers a wide range of professional programs in allied health care, business, accounting, and cosmetology fields. Equipped with modern facilities and equipment and a well trained and caring staff, Southwest Schools welcomes the opportunity to train you in your future career.
When it comes to Career Training, Southwest Schools is the place to be.
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Southwest Schools, also known as “Career U,” got its start in San Antonio, Texas 1979, in a 1,300-square-