Top 10 Reasons to Become a Pharmacy Technician

Top ten reasons to become a pharmacy technician:

(Compiled from the Washtenaw Community College Pharmacy Technology Class 2002-2003)

10. You develop the skills to make sense out of scribbles.

9. You use communication skills in working with people on a daily basis.

8. You get to look important in a lab coat.

7. You learn something new every day.

6. You enjoy counting pills or watching "nifty" robots count pills for you.

5. You can continue your education and become a pharmacist or other health professional.

4. You can relish in your obsessive/compulsive urges as you prepare 200 + doses of the same medication.

3. You can work in a variety of settings such as hospitals, independent and chain drug stores, health maintenance organizations, home health care, pharmaceutical manufacturers, etc.

2. You have job security due to an aging population that highly utilizes prescription and non-prescription medications.

And the #1 reason to become a Pharmacy Technician:

1. You help people make the best use of their medications.

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Anonymous MetaDealer said...

top 10 reasons to become a certified pharmacy technician

10. It’s voluntary.
9. If you take it now, you can avoid the rush.
8. If you take it now, you won’t have to take it again.
7. Eventually, it will be required to practice.
6. Certification is transferable from state to state.
5. Certification will tell employers that you are a competent pharmacy technician.
4. Certification will open more opportunities for you.
3. Certification is what employers are looking for. (It saves training time).
2. Certification can mean a better paying position.

And the number one reason to become a certified pharmacy technician is...

1. You will feel very good about yourself and be proud!

April 26, 2007 at 4:56 AM  

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