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Pharmacy Technicians

Flexible Online Training

Externships

Prepare for PTCB and EXCPT

Kushan LLC Pharmacy Technician Program

Flexible Online Training

Allows you to take classes at your convenience and at your own pace.

Hands-On Learning

Externship at retail and hospital pharmacies for practical learning experience.

Weekly Chat Time

Connect with your peers and highly trained clinical faculty.

Beginning 15th March 2017, Kushan LLC will have its class of students enrolled in the Pharmacy Technician program. Classes will be taught online, along with practical off-campus externships. Our Pharmacy Technician program combines relevant online classroom study and hands-on experience.

Areas of study include:

  • Personal/Interpersonal Knowledge and Skills
  • Foundational Professional Knowledge and Skills
  • Processing and Handling of Medications and Medication Orders
  • Sterile and Non-Sterile Compounding
  • Procurement, Billing, Reimbursement, and Inventory Management
  • Patient and Medication Safety
  • Technology and Informatics
  • Regulatory Issues
  • Quality Assurance

Kushan Advantage

  • Flexible online training
  • Highly trained clinical faculty with lots of practical experience
  • Diversity of quality externship rotation sites
  • Use of the latest technology in the virtual classroom and simulation labs
  • 120 hours of externship at CVS retail pharmacies

What Does a Pharmacy Technician Do?

Pharmacy technicians help licensed pharmacists dispense prescription medications to patients or health professionals.

  • Prepare medication for prescriptions
  • Package and label prescriptions
  • Accept payment for prescriptions and process insurance claims
  • Enter patient information, including any prescriptions taken, into a computer system
  • Prepare IV solutions
  • Interview patients to get drug and allergy information
pharmacy technician filling order

Pharmacy Technician Career Snapshot

(Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

  • Job opportunities are expected to be better than average, especially for those with certification or previous work experience.
  • Many technicians work evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Two-thirds of all jobs are in retail pharmacies.
  • 2015 Median Pay: $30,410 per year/$14.62 per hour
  • Typical Entry-Level Education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work Experience in a Related Occupation: None
  • On-the-job Training: Moderate-term on-the-job training
  • Number of Jobs 2014: 372,500
  • Job Outlook 2014-24: 9% (Faster than average)
  • *Employment Change, 2014-24: 34,700