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Top 10 Reasons to Become a Pharmacy Technician

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(Compiled from the Washtenaw Community College Pharmacy Technology Class 2002-2003)

10. You develop the skills to make sense out of scribbles.

9. You use communication skills in working with people on a daily basis.

8. You get to look important in a lab coat.

7. You learn something new every day.

6. You enjoy counting pills or watching "nifty" robots count pills for you.

5. You can continue your education and become a pharmacist or other health professional.

4. You can relish in your obsessive/compulsive urges as you prepare 200 + doses of the same medication.

3. You can work in a variety of settings such as hospitals, independent and chain drug stores, health maintenance organizations, home health care, pharmaceutical manufacturers, etc.

2. You have job security due to an aging population that highly utilizes prescription and non-prescription medications.

And the #1 reason to become a Pharmacy Technician:

1. You help people make the best use of their medications.

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