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PTCB adds NCPA to Board of Governors

PTCB adds NCPA to Board of Governors

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), the nation’s first and only nonprofit credentialing organization for pharmacy technicians, today announced the addition of B. Douglas Hoey, CEO of the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), to its Board of Governors. As the first new board member since 2001, NCPA joins PTCB’s five founding governing

PTCB launches Supply Chain and Inventory Management Certificate

PTCB launches Supply Chain and Inventory Management Certificate

WASHINGTON – As part of its mission to ensure pharmacy technicians meet the evolving challenges in medication safety, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) launched a new Supply Chain and Inventory Management Certificate Tuesday. This advanced certification assesses pharmacy technicians’ knowledge of laws and regulations, administrative processes, inventory management, documentation requirements, and key players in

PTCB plans update of pharm tech exam, training

PTCB plans update of pharm tech exam, training

WASHINGTON – The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) announced two significant changes to its Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) Program that will take effect on Jan. 1, 2020. The first is an updated Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) content outline, focusing the scope of the exam on core knowledge relevant across practice settings. The second is

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

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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