The Pharmacy Technician is the right hand of the pharmacist, preparing prescriptions, processing insurance, compounding, and administering vaccinations. The Pharmacy Tech program at Dixie Tech prepares students with pharmacy math, pharmacology, pharmacy practices, compounding techniques, the use of pharmacy management software, and pharmacy law and ethics. The Pharm Tech is also expected to help the pharmacy stay compliant with state and federal regulations. By the end of the program, students are prepared to take either the PTCB or ExCPT, both national exams, in order to become licensed through DOPL.
Provides an understanding of the function of drugs and the body’s role in processing and reacting to certain medications.
Understanding the importance of the laws involved in the pharmacy profession to ensure safe and legal practice.
Math geared to focus on dosing, drug concentrations, and dilutions.
Learn different pharmacy settings, pay scale, career opportunities, how to prepare hand made medications interpret medication orders/prescriptions, and insurance.
Students gain knowledge in understanding how the organs work to keep you alive and get an overview of the systems.
Their side effects, cautions and considerations, and drug interactions.
Timaree was born and raised in Arizona. As an instructor, she enjoys both learning and inspiring others to continue their education no matter their age. Timaree is happily married and has four children. Spending time with her family is when she feels the most joy.
Kasidi H. Havens was born in Idaho then moved to Las Vegas where she learned how to shuffle and count cards while in elementary school. She then moved to Utah at age 12 and has been here ever since. Kasidi loves to hang out with her four children, pranking her coworkers, reading, napping, snacks, and mostly just being around the people she loves. Her irrational fears include mice and sharks. Kasidi came to Dixie Technical College when she was 29 and earned her certification as a Pharmacy Technician. She loved Dixie Tech so much, she hasn’t left!
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