Pharmacy Technician Students Complete Course/Pass Exams
Release Date: 2/19/2008
For Immediate Release
Contact: Sylvia Blair
Executive Assistant to the President
Carroll Community College
One Hundred Percent of Pharmacy Technician
Students Complete Course and Pass Exam
All seven students who completed the 99-hour Pharmacy Technician Training course at Carroll Community College Feb. 7 have also passed their national certification exam.
National certification qualifies the technicians to register with the State of Maryland as certified pharmacy technicians and practice in the state. All pharmacy technicians in Maryland must be registered with the state in order to practice.
Pharmacy technicians are in high demand. According to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics the need for pharmacy techs is expected to grow much faster than average through 2014. Pharmacy technicians work in hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted-living facilities as well as retail or mail-order pharmacies.
The next Pharmacy Technician course begins April 8 at Carroll Community College. To register, call the Continuing Education Office at 410-386-8100 or visit the college web site at www.carrollcc.edu.