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What Do Pharmacy Technicians Do?

Written by Michelle Ecker on Wednesday, 17 January 2018. Posted in Careers, Healthcare

What Do Pharmacy Technicians Do?

Did you know that the pharmacy-specific niche of the medical industry is one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy in terms of job opportunities? According to projections by the United States Department of Labor, pharmacy technician jobs are anticipated to grow by 9% leading up to 2024. As more and more discoveries and advancements are made within the healthcare and medical field, the more our population is growing to rely on the services of pharmacies and lifesaving prescriptions.

How Much Do Pharmacy Technicians Get Paid?

Written by Michelle Ecker on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in Careers, Healthcare

How Much Do Pharmacy Technicians Get Paid?

Have you ever considered what it would be like to work in a pharmacy? Interacting with patients throughout the day, receiving dropped-off prescriptions, communicating with medical offices, measuring out and filling prescriptions- if this is the kind of work day that sounds good to you, you’ve come to the right place. NYICD has developed an interactive, comprehensive course specifically for the purpose of training students to become efficient, formally educated professionals.

How To Pass the PTCB

Written by Michelle Ecker on Monday, 23 October 2017. Posted in Careers, Healthcare

How To Pass the PTCB

Are you planning to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam sometime in the near future? When it comes to studying, you can never be too prepared for a test like this. While there are plenty of free resources and articles online about the PTCB, you don’t want to show up on test day and find yourself surprised by entire sections of material that you hadn’t prepared for. That’s why we’ve created and entire Pharmacy Technician training program to ensure that not only can you arrive on exam day 100% confident that you’ve been prepped on all relevant knowledge, but that after you’ve aced your exam, you can start working immediately with the confidence that you’ve been thoroughly equipped by a network of reliable, accredited experts.

What Is Medical Billing and Coding?

Written by Michelle Ecker on Tuesday, 19 September 2017. Posted in Careers, Healthcare

What Is Medical Billing and Coding?

A common misconception about medical careers is that it takes a ton of time spent in school and money invested in degrees in order to join the competitive industry- however that is not the case! If you’re interested in working in healthcare, it’s important for you to realize that you don’t have to spend years at a university and tens of thousands of dollars in order to do so. There are plenty of in-demand healthcare jobs for which you could get certified and start working in within a matter of months.

How to Become a Certified Pharmacy Technician

Written by Michelle Ecker on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Posted in Careers, Healthcare

How to Become a Certified Pharmacy Technician

If you’re interested in working in the healthcare field but don’t want to spend years of your life in school accumulating daunting student loan debts, a pharmacy technician career could be a great fit for you. In this exciting career, you will work in a pharmacy setting on a daily basis, not only interacting with patients but also performing more logistical tasks such as medical transcription and drug dispensation. If you want to learn how to become a pharmacy technician, here’s a simple, step-by-step guide:

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