Pharmacy Technician

Dec
10

Tips for Moms Returning to School

Tips for Moms Returning to School Whether you’re a single mother or you and your partner are juggling a family together, making the choice to continue your education after having children is a great way to empower yourself. But, going back to school as a mom has a unique set of challenges. No one should […]

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Dec
09

Pharmacy Technicians: Just What the Doctor Ordered

Pharmacy technicians typically work under the direction of a licensed pharmacist. Duties may include dispensing medication and providing information about these medications to customers, taking verbal prescriptions and doctor calls, filling medication and expense orders, handling expired credits and returns, and non-licensed pharmacy management. Pharmacy technicians typically work behind a pharmacy counter at a drugstore, […]

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Nov
11

Health Careers are in Demand – ACHT Can Help

You might think it takes a four-year degree to land a job in the medical field but that is simply not true. Here at American College of Healthcare, you can earn a certificate in as little as 8 months. When you choose ACHT as your place of learning, you will be well on your way […]

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Oct
28

5 Benefits of Becoming a Pharmacy Technician

If you are looking for a career path and are considering becoming a pharmacy technician you have made a GREAT choice! While looking in to the field you will quickly discover there are several benefits to this career path. Here are a few: 1. Pharmacy Technician jobs are growing fast Pharmacy Tech jobs are expected […]

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Jul
08

Pharmacy Technician Careers: 1500 BC to Present

Did you know that pharmacy technician careers are some of the oldest jobs in the history of civilization? In fact, as far back as 1500 BC, ancient Mesopotamian cuneiform tablets (among the earliest samples of written language) recorded prescriptions for various herbs (and sometimes religious rituals). Back then, pharmacy technician careers were probably pretty low-tech, […]

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The growth of the pharmaceutical industry and what it means for pharmacy tech programs in California

Today, more students are entering pharmacy tech programs in California than in any previous decade. Ordinarily, this might be a cause for concern – unrealistic expectations might bring students disappointment if they don’t end up finding a job after graduating with this skill. After all, oversaturation of a field is a very real possibility, and […]

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May
27

A Day in the Life of a Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician is one of the more popular training programs at ACHT, partially because of the increasing demand for pharmacy services in California and the rest of the world. But what’s the difference between a “pharmacy tech” and a pharmacist? What does a pharmacy technician do, anyway? Pharmacy technicians make sure that pharmacists, patients, and […]

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