LEHI, Utah—June 20, 2018—Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and professional training, is pleased to announce a new academic partnership with the American College of Apothecaries (ACA).
“ACA serves independent pharmacists across the nation, helping them thrive by providing access to unmatched support and resources,” said Glade Tidwell, Career Step Vice President of Academic Partnerships. “We are thrilled to partner with ACA and to offer an online career training program to their members.”
Through this new academic partnership, ACA members will have access to Career Step’s online Pharmacy Technician program. They will be joining more than 150 other educational institutions and organizations that are part of Career Step’s network of academic partners, including Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, the University of Utah and West Texas A&M University.
“We want all of our independent pharmacies to be successful in their communities and having staff who are well trained is a big key to making that happen,” said Donnie Calhoun, American College of Apothecaries Executive Vice President and CEO. “Career Step’s flexible, online course will be a great option to help new pharmacy technicians get started in the industry.”
Career Step has partnered with organizations like ACA for more than a decade, allowing increased access to industry-leading training for those looking to further their careers. More information about Career Step’s partnership with ACA is available at partner.careerstep.com/aca. To learn more about Career Step’s academic partnership program, please visit CareerStep.com/partner.
About Career Step
Career Step is an online provider of career-focused education and professional training. The company has trained over 100,000 students for new careers as well as more than 100,000 healthcare professionals through its various continuing education courses. More than 150 colleges and universities nationwide have partnered with Career Step, and the company provides training for several of the largest and most respected healthcare employers in the nation. Career Step is committed to helping students and practicing healthcare professionals alike gain the skills they need to be successful in the workplace—improving lives, advancing careers and driving business results through education. More information can be found at www.careerstep.com or 1-800-246-7837.
About American College of Apothecaries
Founded in 1940, the American College of Apothecaries is an international pharmacy association dedicated to the advancement of professional practice in independent community pharmacy through entrepreneurship, education, and mentoring. Members and Fellows of ACA are committed to maintaining the highest standards in patient care, best practices, and professional development, education, and training. The ACA helps pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and marketers further their knowledge and provides support for pharmacies interested in adding product lines in order to expand business and better serve their patients and communities. More information can be found at www.acainfo.org/aca or (901) 383-8119.