Concorde Celebrates Addition of Pharmacy Technician Program in Kansas City

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Concorde Career College in Kansas City celebrated their newest program, Pharmacy Technician, at a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house Thursday, January 16th at their mid-town campus.

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Students receive seven months of classroom and laboratory training and then spend two months in externships, working in actual pharmacies gaining practical, in the field experience.

Carlos Gomez, President of Kansas City’s Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Jami Frazier, Campus President, and Patrick Albert, Concorde President & CEO, participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony inside the mock-pharmacy, one of the hands on lab areas used in this new program.

Also in attendance were Ann Yokley, President of Credentialing Experts in Kansas City, several members of the program advisory board, program faculty and community members. Attendees toured the new Pharmacy Technician classroom and labs and experienced the hands on training Concorde students receive in this new program.

Students in Concorde’s new Pharmacy Technician program receive seven months of classroom and laboratory training at the Broadway campus and then spend two months in externships, working in actual pharmacies gaining practical, in the field experience.

“Kansas City’s Pharmacy Technician program is one more way we deliver on our mission of preparing committed students for successful employment in a rewarding healthcare profession through high caliber training, real world experience and student centered support,” said Patrick Albert.

Concorde’s Kansas City campus is located in between the Plaza/Westport area and Crown Center at the corner of Linwood and Broadway in the heart of midtown.

In addition to the Pharmacy Technician program, the campus also offers programs in Dental Assistant, Dental Assisting (AAS), Dental Hygiene (AAS), Health Information Management (AAS), Medical Assisting (AAS), Medical Assistant, Medical Office Administration, Nursing (AAS), Physical Therapist Assistant (AAS), Respiratory Therapy (AAS) and Practical Nursing.

Concorde Career College, Inc. has been training medical professionals for nearly 50 years. Concorde has 16 campuses in 8 states and offers 100% healthcare education and training. The company is headquartered in Mission, Kansas.

Those interested in learning more about career training or employment opportunities are encouraged to call 816-531-5223 for more information.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the programs, and other important information, please visit our website at http://www.concorde.edu/disclosures.

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