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Top 4 Certificates in Pharmaceutical Medicine 2019

Certificate programs offer students many benefits. First, a certificate program typically only takes a few weeks to several months to complete. Another benefit of this path of study is intensive on-the-job training. Classes are balanced with hands-on learning experience.

What is a certificate in pharmacy? Individuals who enjoy working in the pharmaceutical industry will enjoy learning the skills necessary to dispense medication to customers or healthcare professionals. A certificate program offers courses that teach students how to gather the information needed to fill a medication, measure proper quantities of medication for prescriptions, and package and label prescriptions. Students in a certificate program will also learn how to organize medicine inventory and inform the pharmacist of any shortages. Through classes and hands-on training, individuals also learn how to process insurance claims and compound some medications under the direction of pharmacists.

One of the greatest benefits of completing a certificate in pharmacy is easier access to a job. Even if some states don’t require certification to be a pharmacy technician, certification makes it easier to get a job.

The cost of earning a certificate in pharmacy fluctuates. This is because it depends on where the certificate is completed. Vocational schools and community colleges offer certificate programs, and distance learning is also available.

Becoming a pharmacy technician is one of the best careers available after completing a certificate in pharmacy. Pharmacy technicians may work in retails pharmacies, such as those located in grocery and general merchandise stores. A good majority of pharmacy technicians work in pharmacies and drug stores. Hospitals and ambulatory healthcare services also employ pharmacy technicians. Most pharmacy technicians work full time on their feet all day; however, some may choose to work part time. An aging population means the need for pharmacy technicians is on the rise.

There are many institutions available for this certificate. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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NZMA

This qualification prepares graduates to start a career in pharmacy. The course encompasses classroom and practical learning, with an extensive work placement in the phar ... [+]

This 60-week programme is offered at NZMA's Auckland North Shore, Auckland Symonds St, Hamilton and Christchurch campuses.

What will I learn?

This qualification prepares graduates to start a career in pharmacy. The course encompasses classroom and practical learning, with extensive work placement in the pharmacy industry. There are six modules, with 400 hours of work experience integrated into the programme. In addition to the work experience, students are eligible for a six-week internship arranged by the faculty.

Programme content includes:

• Pharmacy law

• Dispensing processes

• Pharmacy health and over-the-counter medicines

• Advanced dispensing techniques... [-]

New Zealand Manukau Auckland Hamilton Christchurch  + 1 More
July 2019
Full-time
60 weeks
Campus
Brighton College

With pharmacy technician training, you will assist licensed pharmacists in providing medication and other healthcare products to patients. You will create and update pati ... [+]

With pharmacy technician training, you will assist licensed pharmacists in providing medication and other healthcare products to patients. You will create and update patients’ health and insurance information in the computer and communicate with insurance carriers to obtain payment for prescription claims. You will also measure, mix, package, label and deliver drugs. If you’re looking for online pharmacy technician courses that can help you prepare for new opportunities in the field, you will find what you need at Brighton College.

Why our Pharmacy Technician program is better than those of other Pharmacy Technician schools?

As one of the country’s leading Pharmacy Tech schools, we offer you everything you need to succeed in this field, not just an overview of the basics like many other Pharmacy Tech schools. We will continue working with you even after graduation, providing job assistance when you’re ready. Through our partnerships, you will also have the opportunity to participate in an externship with one of the largest pharmacies in the country. You will not find a more complete, higher quality Pharmacy Tech training program anywhere.... [-]

USA USA Online
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Online
Academy New Zealand

The New Zealand Certificate in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Technician) - Level 5 is the NZQA approved qualification needed to become a Pharmacy Dispensary Technician. Our course t ... [+]

Your career in the pharmacy industry starts here

The New Zealand Certificate in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Technician) - Level 5 is the NZQA approved qualification needed to become a Pharmacy Dispensary Technician. Our course teaches you all of the necessary technical skills and pharmaceutical knowledge to become a Pharmacy Technician and Academy New Zealand is one of the only schools in New Zealand offering this in-demand qualification. There are loads of jobs in New Zealand for qualified Pharmacy Technicians and we are proud to have 93% of our graduates working in the industry.

Course Content Processing prescriptions Calculations Handling pharmaceutical products Legislation Compounding Advising clients Medicines Human Biology ... [-]
New Zealand Auckland
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Full-time
54 weeks
Campus
University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education

Demonstrating the effectiveness and safety of new medical products is a critical part of the medical product development process and requires significant resources to acc ... [+]

Overview

Demonstrating the effectiveness and safety of new medical products is a critical part of the medical product development process and requires significant resources to accomplish. Our program fills a growing need for professional learning that ensures designing and implementing clinical trials for success. The curriculum provides comprehensive knowledge of coordinating, monitoring and managing a clinical trial within a framework of good clinical practices and regulatory requirements. An internship course provides an invaluable capstone experience for the certificate.

Who Should Enroll Working professionals who are interested in transitioning into the clinical trials arena Nurses interested in expanding their career options Researchers and technologists seeking to increase earning power in the clinical research field Medical product development professionals who need working knowledge of clinical trials Healthcare professionals and allied health professionals Career Insight ... [-]
USA USA Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
12 - 18 months
Online