Welcome

Dear Student,

Thank you so much for your interest in TMIKY – The Medical Institute of Kentucky. I, along with our instructors, look forward to welcoming you to our innovative and unique programs. We offer programs designed to give you the skills necessary to start your new career, at a minimum cost of time and expense.

We offer this opportunity from the perspective of experienced professionals in an engaging learning environment. While we will seek to give you exposure to a wide range of techniques, materials, and knowledge, we will focus on the skills that employers see as “core necessities” for starting a job right away.

 

Job opportunities for qualified candidates are readily available in today’s marketplace. While no one can guarantee job placement, many industries are currently facing a shortage of trained candidates. With our programs, you will be equipped to start your new exciting career with an eye on future opportunities.


Our enrollment process is easy and we will guide you every step of the way.

Are you ready to change your life?

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Cost & Payment Options

✔ Up to $2,000 in Scholarships
✔ If Eligible, No Payments While in School!

The cost for the online 18 Week Pharmacy Technician Program is $8,800 and many students utilize our financing options.

School Loans and Other Payment Options

A variety of flexible payment plans and tuition financing options have been established to help students receive a quality yet affordable education. Ask a TMIKY representative about how you can lower your monthly payments through our financing partners.

Applicants should schedule an appointment with an admissions representative. After completing the application, the admissions representative will assist you in a tour of the school and provide information on payment options and resources available while assisting you with your career choice.

Program Start Times

At TMIKY we know you are busy and have a lot going on, that’s one of the reasons we have open enrollment.

Our online programs start every Monday.

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Career Description

The Pharmacy Technicians will assist the Pharmacist in running the operations of the pharmacy, interacting professionally with customers and complying with regulatory laws. Employment options for a Pharmacy Technician include hospital pharmacies, retail pharmacies, home health care pharmacies, clinic pharmacies, mail-order prescription pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies.

Career Opportunities

According to The Department of Labor, the overall employment of Pharmacy Technicians is a part of the medical technician industry, which is currently on the rise. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects this industry to grow at least 4 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations. Increased demand for prescription medications will lead to more demand for pharmaceutical services.

Course Description

The Pharmacy Technician student will complete instructional and laboratory procedures for a period of up to 18 weeks. Successful completion of all courses is required to receive a program certificate of completion.


The Pharmacy Technician program will cover personal and interpersonal knowledge and skills; foundational professional knowledge and skills; processing and handling of medications and medication orders; sterile and non-sterile compounding; processing, billing, reimbursement and inventory management; patient and medication-safety; technology and informatics; regulatory issues and quality assurance.

Program Objectives

  • Perform mathematical calculations essential to the duties of pharmacy technicians in a variety of contemporary settings.

  • Demonstrate understanding of the pharmacy technician’s role in the medication-use process.

  • Identify and describe emerging therapies.

  • Demonstrate understanding of the preparation and process for sterile and non-sterile compounding.

  • Assist pharmacists in collecting, organizing, and recording demographic and clinical information for direct patient care and medication-use review.

  • Receive and screen prescriptions/medication orders for completeness, accuracy, and authenticity.

  • Assist pharmacists in the identification of patients who desire/require counseling to optimize the use of medications, equipment, and devices.

  • Prepare non-patient-specific medications for distribution (e.g., batch, stock medications).

  • Distribute medications in a manner that follows specified procedures.

  • Assist pharmacists in preparing, storing, and distributing medication products requiring special handling and documentation [(e.g., controlled substances, immunizations, chemotherapy, investigational drugs, drugs with mandated Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (Rems)].

  • Prepare patient-specific medications for distribution.

  • Use material safety data sheets (MSDS) to identify, handle, and safely dispose of hazardous materials.

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To schedule a tour please call the campus nearest you or email [email protected]

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