Train to become a Pharmacy Technician

Fortis College in Baton Rouge, LA: Pharmacy Technician

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As a graduate of the FORTIS Pharmacy Tech schools in Louisiana, you will learn to read, fill and distribute prescriptions, as well as understanding basic pharmaceutical calculations and common drug interactions and their side effects.

Pharmacy Technicians are trained health care professionals who work in both hospitals and retail pharmacies under the supervision of a pharmacist.  Pharmacy Technicians prepare and fill prescriptions under the direction of a pharmacist, issue medications, and label and store supplies.  If you are interested in a career working alongside pharmacists, then consider the FORTIS Pharmacy Technician training program at a school campus in Louisiana, Alabama, Florida, or many other locations to choose from.

Our Baton Rouge campus is just a short drive from Baker, Central City & Denham Springs.

Graduates of FORTIS Pharmacy Technician program will have learned the basic aspects of pharmacy practice, including reading, filling and distributing prescriptions. Our pharmacy technician program students will understand the legal responsibilities of a pharmacy for record maintenance and the handling of various categories of drugs.  In addition, the program teaches basic pharmaceutical calculations, medications, common drug interactions and their side effects and pharmaceutical agents and their uses.

Pharmacy Tech Schools in Louisiana

Upon completion of the Pharmacy Technician training, graduates will be prepared for entry-level employment working with pharmacists in retail or online pharmacies, hospitals, clinics, pharmaceutical companies and more.  Contact us today to schedule a campus visit where you can learn more about our pharmacy tech schools in Louisiana, Alabama, or Florida!

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Programs vary by state and campus. Not all programs are offered at all locations. Contact local campus for accreditation information.

Program Costs and Career Outcomes
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