Vital Information
Academy of Pharmacy Technicians
700 Edgewood Dr N
Fort Meade, FL  33841

Lead Teacher:  Kennith Harris
Phone:  (863) 285-1180
Fax:  (863) 285-1186

Areas of Interest:  Medical

NCAC Academies

NCAC CERTIFIED

This academy is recognized by the National Career Academy Coaltion as a "CERTIFIED" Academy for having met the National Standards of Practice


Academy of Pharmacy Technicians Overview

Start your future today. The Academy of Pharmacy Technicians at Fort Meade High School will provide students extensive hands-on learning to enter the pharmacy career field.

The DNA of our coursework intertwines the course knowledge of the health care delivery system with the function of developing quality entrepreneurship skills in sequence with understanding wellness, pharmaceutical terminology, and technological innovations.

We are interested in educating the whole student through career related interests, core knowledge, and individual achievement year after year. Our partnership with WellDyne, an industry leader in health and wellness solutions tailored for today’s health care providers, business leaders, organizations, pharmacies, and health-conscious consumers, contributes to the vision of developing students into functioning opportunists.

Career Outook

Pharmacy technicians help licensed pharmacists prepare prescription medications, provide customer service, and perform administrative duties within a variety of practice settings, including community, health-system, and federal pharmacy. They are generally responsible for receiving prescription requests, counting tablets, labeling bottles, maintaining patient profiles, preparing insurance claim forms, and performing administrative functions.

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board offers general information regarding Certification, Wages, Job Outlook and Employment Resources.

WellDyne Field Trip

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WellDyne representative shows the students the board room and discusses the various departments within the company
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Ft. Meade student, Kareli Marroquin-Sanchez, is captivated by the robotic dispensing system.
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WellDyne representative discusses new M.D. medication dispenser.
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WellDyne representative discusses the distribution process.