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Perks of Working as a Pharmacy Technician

Perks of Working as a Pharmacy Technician

A career as a pharmacy technician can be extremely rewarding. This is a rapidly growing field, with an expected growth rate of seven percent between now and 2028, which is well above average. What are the advantages of becoming a pharmacy technician? The job of a pharmacy technician comes with many perks. The training for pharmacy technicians does not take very long. Many medical professions require many years of schooling, but you can graduate and be certified as a pharmacy technician in only four weeks at ABC Training Center. Once you’re trained, you’ll find that the salary is typically competitive and the benefits are generous. Becoming a pharmacy technician can launch you on the path to a lucrative career as a pharmacist. Some people are content to remain pharmacy technicians, but others see the job as a stepping stone along the way to becoming a pharmacist. Once you’ve gotten a start in a pharmacy career, you’ll find that many other professional avenues are open to you, including sterile and non-sterile compounding, or specializing in nuclear pharmacy, medical equipment, technology, and inventory management. Some people who start as pharmacy technicians even end up in management positions in retail, healthcare, and pharmaceutical companies. Once you’ve become certified, you’re set, because pharmacy technician certification is recognized nationwide. The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is a nationally recognized agency that administers the national pharmacy technician exam. Obtaining certification from them means you’ll be able to smoothly transition into pharmacy jobs across the country. People who work in a pharmacy are in a helping profession. Working as part of a healthcare team, you’ll form...
Who can succeed at ABC?

Who can succeed at ABC?

ABC Training Center offers many opportunities to begin a rewarding career. There are many different programs available to help people embark on exciting medical careers, and there’s even a bartending program that’s one of the most established and well-respected in New York City. With so many opportunities available, ask yourself this question: Do you have what it takes to succeed at ABC Training Center? You might wonder if you meet the entry requirements for ABC. The fact is, you don’t even have to finish high school to enroll in one of the many programs available. If you do have a high school or college diploma or a college transcript, you’ll need to bring it with you when you register. However, if you don’t have a high school diploma, you can take ABC’s free entrance exam instead. Do you have the time to go back to school? It can be daunting to think about starting down a new path, and sometimes school takes a long time. At ABC, though, Classes don’t take as long as you might think. There are flexible schedule options so that you can easily work your courses into your life, and there are even flexible payment options, so that paying for school doesn’t have to be an insurmountable obstacle for you. What’s more, many of the certifications you can earn at ABC Training Center can be attained quickly- some in as little as three weeks. What does it take to succeed in classes at ABC Training Center? You’ll need determination and drive, because even with our flexible classes, balancing life and school can be a challenge....
How Quickly can you Shift to a Medical Career?

How Quickly can you Shift to a Medical Career?

Are you professionally satisfied? Is your job rewarding and lucrative, or is it time to make a change? If you’ve decided to change careers, a medical career may be the way to go. Medical careers are personally rewarding and provide job security and a sense of satisfaction. Some people may stay in unrewarding careers even if they’re interested in a job in medicine because they’re intimidated by the time and money they’d have to invest to make a change. However, it might not take as long as you think to shift to a medical career. Of course, different careers have different requirements. Becoming a doctor takes many years of education, and becoming a registered nurse can be daunting as well. However, there are many rewarding careers in the medical field that require far less time and money. You can become a patient care technician in as little as four to eight weeks. Patient care technicians work in a variety of different medical facilities, working with patients, technology, and other medical professionals. Working in the high-paced environment of the emergency room, providing dialysis care for patients, or supporting other medical professionals with work done to help rehabilitate patients with behavioral issues, PCTs perform vital and rewarding work. A home health aide can become certified in as little as three weeks. As a home health aide, you’ll help people of all ages, in a rewarding career that’s in high demand. Home health aides work in people’s homes and residential care facilities, doing varied work with a great deal of flexibility. While some choose to remain in the role of home health...
Why Nurses Do what They Do

Why Nurses Do what They Do

Being a nurse is a hard job. Sometimes it’s tedious and it’s not very glamorous. There’s a lot of difficult, dirty work involved, and a fair amount of emotional and psychological stress. Sometimes the job is tedious, and nurses often end their days exhausted mentally and physically. It can often even seem thankless. So why do nurses do what they do? How can a job like that possibly be rewarding? We gathered some answers from people working in the nursing field, and what they had to say might surprise you. Many nurses say it’s the relationships that make the job worthwhile. They appreciate the opportunity to build trust with their patients and develop a good rapport. What’s more, nurses often get to meet interesting people, as they take the time to learn about their patients and listen to the stories of their lives. It’s being able to make a difference in people’s lives. There’s a special kind of satisfaction that comes from helping others. In fact, nurses often say that they don’t consider their work as a profession so much as a calling. They’re able to bring comfort to people and provide emotional support, and that kind of work offers them the satisfaction of a job well done. It’s being there for people at the most important times. Nurses sometimes get the thrill of helping people achieve their goals. In other situations, nurses are there for their patients and the families of their patients through the lowest times in their lives. Being there through loss and hardship offers nurses a special opportunity to connect with other people in a...
What’s so special about ABC?

What’s so special about ABC?

Are you thinking about going back to school? If you’re interested in beginning a new career path, you might need to further your education in order to succeed. There are several different ways to do this, from universities to technical schools to online learning, so how will you decide which option is right for you? You have many choices when it comes to your education, so why choose ABC? First, ABC Training Center is a family owned, local institution. Established in 1972, ABC is a small school, which gives our students some big advantages. The class sizes are small, which means the instructors are better able to get to know the students and determine how to best meet their needs. Students get personalized, hands-on training, and more time using equipment and tools and doing demonstrations and drills than they would in a larger school. Another advantage of a small school is that students have instant access to the school’s management and personnel, which means less red tape and more learning. Despite being a small, local school, ABC offers on-site state and national certification, so that students can take the licensing exam at the same place where they completed their training and practice. ABC Training Center is licensed as both a trade school and a business school. It’s highly regulated by the state of New York, and in its nearly 50-year history has earned a spotless reputation. In fact, ABC has been awarded many honors, including being named Best Adult Education provider by Best Businesses of the Bronx for two years in a row, and Best School in the Bronx...