Pharmacy Technician

Dispensing medication from Acetaminophen to Zithromax
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Become A Pharmacy Technician

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.

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APPROXIMATE TUITION & FEES

$2,141

PROGRAM LENGTH

38 WEEKS

PLACEMENT RATE

99%

What You Will Learn In The PHarmacy Tech Program

Pharmacology

Provides an understanding of the function of drugs and the body’s role in processing and reacting to certain medications.

Pharmacy Calculations

Math geared to focus on dosing, drug concentrations, and dilutions.

Intro to Anatomy and Physiology

Students gain knowledge in understanding how the organs work to keep you alive and get an overview of the systems.

Pharmacy Law

Understanding the importance of the laws involved in the pharmacy profession to ensure safe and legal practice.

Top 200 Drugs

Their side effects, cautions and considerations, and drug interactions.

Our PHarmacy Tech Students at work

Is The Pharmacy Technician Program Right For You?

This Program Is for Students Who:

  • Are passionate about working with individuals and understanding the human body.
  • Want to work in the medical field but in a stable and non-emergency capacity.
     
     

    Students Love This Program Because:

    • They work side-by-side with students and instructors who value the end result of the profession: helping and healing individuals.
    • They graduate career ready with a working knowledge of the top 200 pharmaceutical drugs, the side effects, cautions and considerations, and drug interactions.
       

      About Your Pharmacy Tech Instructor

      TIMAREE FULLERTON

      Timaree Fullerton graduated from Dixie Tech’s Pharmacy Tech program in 2014 and spent her early career working at Dixie Regional Medical Center in the inpatient pharmacy. In 2018, she became a part-time instructor for the Pharmacy Technician program while also working as the manager and compliance officer in the compounding lab at Fusion Specialty Pharmacy.

      Timaree joined the faculty at Dixie Tech full-time in 2020 and enjoys inspiring others to continue their education no matter their age. “If you compare where I was in 2014 to where I am now, you would see what pharmacy has brought to my life. I am confident, strong, and knowledgeable. I’m now teaching, always learning, and paving a new path daily. I want nothing more than to give the same opportunity to others.

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      Duration: 60 minutes

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