Pharmacy Technician

Program Overview

During the Ross Pharmacy Technician training program, our school's students will be instructed on how to function as an assistant to a licensed pharmacist including the standards of pharmacy ethics and law, microbiology, pharmaceutical and medical terminology, dosages, and both trade and generic names of drugs.

Experienced training school instructors will also direct students in performing essential functions related to drug procurement and inventory control, manufacturing and packaging operations, compounding procedures, and much more. Upon successful completion of the training program, students should be prepared to work in entry-level positions in a community, retail, and/or hospital/health system's pharmacy.

What you'll learn

  • Basic human anatomy and physiology and disease processes and the associated pharmacotherapy along with medical terminology.
  • Administrative office skills that includes medical charting and filing, basic word processing and computer information and other routine medical office procedures.
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills that consist of oral and written communication, including telephone communication.
  • Financial record keeping skills that include accounts receivable and payable as well as preparing a payroll.
  • How to properly complete medical insurance claim forms including the required coding.