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Report shows benefits of expanded pharmacy technician

Report shows benefits of expanded pharmacy technician

ARLINGTON, Va .— A new report makes a compelling, evidence-based case for expanding the role of pharmacy technicians to enhance pharmacist-provided patient care. The University of Pittsburgh developed the report–“Pharmacy Technician: Role Expansion an Evidenced-Based Position Paper”– and worked with NACDS members and other experts within an advisory group in developing it. Noting that increased access to healthcare

PTCB suspends rollout of pharmacy tech education requirement

PTCB suspends rollout of pharmacy tech education requirement

WASHINGTON — The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) has held back the implementation of its planned 2020 accredited education requirement for pharmacy technicians who seek PTCB certification. PTCB said this week that the requirement, originally announced in 2013, would take effect in 2020 as part of a road map of program changes to keep pace

NACDS backs Rx pilot project

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is partnering with the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin to advance a new practice model for improving patient access to quality and efficient care and extending pharmacy in a broader health care setting. The pilot project, Advancing Community Pharmacy Quality: Leveraging Tech-Check-Tech to Expand Patient Care

NACDS gives its support to tech-check-tech pilot

NACDS gives its support to tech-check-tech pilot

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has partnered with the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin to pilot a new practice model based on prescription verification. NACDS said Wednesday that the model centers on trained, validated pharmacy technicians completing the final check of a prescription filled by another technician, a process known as

PTCB marks its 20th anniversary

PTCB marks its 20th anniversary

WASHINGTON — This week, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) hosted a special 20th anniversary reception to celebrate two decades of advancing patient care and safety and to recognize the 2015 PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) of the Year. on October 27 to celebrate two decades of advancing patient care and safety, and to recognize

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