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Pharmacy technician job outlook: a rapidly growing field

Written by Ashworth College on Tuesday, 25 September 2018. Posted in Career, Healthcare

Pharmacist looking at medical recipe

About once every eight seconds another Baby Boomer turns 55 years old. By the year 2029, all surviving Boomers – who numbered 75 million when they were born between 1946 and 1964 – will be older than 65. Perhaps that’s one reason the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) expects demand for pharmacy technicians to rise faster than other occupations over the next decade.

What does a pharmacy technician do?

Written by Ashworth College on Tuesday, 18 September 2018. Posted in Career, Healthcare

What Does a Pharmacy Technician Do?

If you’ve taken any prescription medications, you’ve no doubt interacted with a pharmacy technician. These professionals are most recognizable as the folks at your local drug store – handing you a prescription bag and ringing up your purchase on the cash register.

Student Julie Mustin: earning a Pharm Tech Certificate is as easy as checking Facebook every day

Written by Ashworth College on Wednesday, 05 September 2018. Posted in Healthcare, Success Stories

Student Julie Mustin: Earning a Pharm Tech Certificate is as Easy as Checking Facebook Every Day

In our GO AFTER IT blog series, you'll meet fellow students and grads who committed themselves to chasing their dreams and proving it pays to GO AHEAD toward better opportunities -- no matter the obstacles to be overcome.

Pharmacy Technician student Julie Mustin is a renaissance woman. She has worked as a trucker for a decade, raised a special needs child as a single mother, and earned a teaching assistant diploma through Ashworth College – all at the same time and without giving up her job or her social life.

Launch a medical billing & coding career

Written by Ashworth College on Tuesday, 21 August 2018. Posted in Career, Healthcare

Launch a medical billing & coding career

Everyone knows the healthcare field is growing, and maybe you’ve thought about getting in on the boom but hesitated because the cost of education can be so expensive. Maybe you’ve read stories about students who graduated from college with a mountain of student loan debt to pay off.

What’s the Correct Way to Display Nursing Credentials?

Written by Ashworth College on Monday, 02 July 2018. Posted in Healthcare

What’s the Correct Way to Display Nursing Credentials?

Nurses love initials. Specifically, they love the initials “RN.” And for good reason: It takes a lot of hard work to earn a nursing license, and it takes even more dedication to keep that credential.

But being a nurse can involve many more initials than just “RN.” How about BSN? Or NP? CCRN, anyone?

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