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Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

PTCB releases 2022 workforce survey results

PTCB releases 2022 workforce survey results

WASHINGTON — Results from a national survey conducted by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) show that the majority of certified pharmacy technicians remained dedicated to serving patients and advancing their careers despite pandemic-related challenges. However, the data also revealed that, of the people who reported leaving the profession, more than 25 percent noted they

PTCB launches Regulatory Compliance Certificate for pharmacy techs

PTCB launches Regulatory Compliance Certificate for pharmacy techs

WASHINGTON — For more than 25 years, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) has continued to update and develop innovative credential offerings that reflect current best practices in patient safety and care. In alignment with PTCB’s mission to advance medication safety by credentialing pharmacy technicians, the new Regulatory Compliance Certificate provides technicians with the opportunity

PTCB launches MTM certificate for pharmacy technicians

PTCB launches MTM certificate for pharmacy technicians

WASHINGTON — According to recent data, more than half of all Americans take prescription drugs, and on average, they are taking four medications at once. With this increased intake comes an increased risk of mismanagement, in fact, according to APhA, experts have estimated nearly 1.5 million incidents of injury or death take place each year

PTCB launches point-of-care testing credential for pharmacy technicians

PTCB launches point-of-care testing credential for pharmacy technicians

WASHINGTON — The COVID-19 pandemic has created the need for broad public access to diagnostic testing, and in response, pharmacy technicians across the US have stepped up to take on the responsibility of administering point-of-care (POC) tests. As more states update pharmacy technician regulations to allow technicians to conduct the testing, the Pharmacy Technician Certification

PTCB awards funding to advance pharmacy technician roles and careers

PTCB awards funding to advance pharmacy technician roles and careers

WASHINGTON – The Indiana Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ISHP) and the Iowa Pharmacy Association (IPA) have received grants from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), the leading credentialing organization for pharmacy technicians, to support technician training and encourage technicians to practice in advanced roles. “PTCB is pleased to support these valuable state level initiatives to promote

PTCB launches Controlled Substances Diversion Prevention Certificate Program

PTCB launches Controlled Substances Diversion Prevention Certificate Program

WASHINGTON — The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) has introduced an Assessment-Based Certificate Program in Controlled Substances Diversion Prevention. By earning the new credential, PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhTs) demonstrate their specialized knowledge in preventing controlled substance diversion across pharmacy practice settings. The new certificate is the first credential with formal training for pharmacy technicians

PTCB Collaborates with APhA to develop immunization credential program

PTCB Collaborates with APhA to develop immunization credential program

WASHINGTON – The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) announced a collaboration with the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) to provide pharmacy technician credentialing in immunization delivery to those completing the APhA/Washington State University Pharmacy-Based Immunization Administration by Pharmacy Technicians program. The training program will serve as a stepping stone for PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhTs) to

PTCB launches two certificate programs

PTCB launches two certificate programs

WASHINGTON — As pharmacy technicians assume more expanded roles in pharmacy, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), the nation’s leading credentialing body for pharmacy technicians, launches advanced Assessment-Based Certificate Programs in two specialty areas: Technician Product Verification (TPV) and Medication History. The programs recognize advanced knowledge in specific pharmacy roles and are part of PTCB’s

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