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Oct 06, 2014, 15:45 ET
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Pharmacy Technician Certification Board To Implement Changes In Continuing Education Requirements In 2015

Beginning in 2015, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) will implement two changes in recertification requirements for...

Jun 26, 2014, 12:44 ET
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Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Is Awarded Contract By Texas State Board Of Pharmacy For Provision Of Certification Services

The Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP) has awarded the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) a contract designating PTCB as...

Apr 21, 2014, 15:02 ET
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Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Adds New Patient Safety Continuing Education Requirement For Recertification

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) has announced that Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhTs) eligible to recertify are now required...

Nov 01, 2013, 10:46 ET
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Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Updates Its Certification Exam

Today the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) introduces its updated Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE). The updated exam...

Oct 22, 2013, 17:29 ET
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Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Names Linda Henson and Rico Powell as 2013 PTCB CPhT of the Year Finalists

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board has announced that Linda Henson, CPhT, and Rico Powell, CPhT, have been selected as finalists for the...

Oct 22, 2013, 16:11 ET
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Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Names Master Sergeant Jessica Hughes the 2013 PTCB CPhT of the Year

 The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board has announced that Master Sergeant Jessica Hughes, US Air Force, CPhT, has been selected as the...

Oct 02, 2013, 14:37 ET
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Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Grants More Than Half A Million Certifications

The total number of certifications granted by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) recently eclipsed half a million, totaling...

Aug 29, 2013, 10:18 ET
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Pharmacy Technician Certification Board To Introduce Updated Certification Exam On November 1

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) will introduce its updated Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) on November 1. The...

Jun 03, 2013, 16:09 ET
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Pharmacy Technicians Can Be Leaders In Pharmacy Crime Preparedness

  Pharmacy technicians work alongside pharmacists every day, and are often the team members who interact first with patients and...

Feb 27, 2013, 17:15 ET
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Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Announces Certification Program Changes

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) announces future changes to the PTCB Certification Program. The new changes will advance...

Nov 30, 2012, 15:00 ET
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PTCB Announces Advanced Certification Program

For pharmacy technicians dedicated to patient care PTCB Executive Director & CEO Everett B. McAllister, RPh, MPA, together with the...

Jul 17, 2012, 09:00 ET
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PTCB Announces New Educator Program

Working with educators to prepare a qualified pharmacy technician workforce The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is pleased to...

Jun 06, 2012, 09:19 ET
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PTCB Announces Updated Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Blueprint

 The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) today announced the update of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) Blueprint,...

May 17, 2012, 13:00 ET
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Rural Health-Systems Benefit From Remote Pharmacy Technician Supervision

Leveraging technology to improve medication safety and access to patient care Telepharmacy is helping pharmacies extend services to...

Mar 01, 2012, 15:12 ET
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Colonel (Ret) Everett McAllister Named as New PTCB Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Board of Governors has selected Colonel (ret) Everett McAllister, USAF, as the organization's...

Mar 01, 2012, 10:00 ET
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PTCB Calls For Profession-wide Feedback on Proposed Changes to Certification Program

Today, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) launches the C.R.E.S.T. Initiative Survey to collect feedback from the pharmacy...

Feb 28, 2012, 12:10 ET

PTCB Announces New Employer Partnership Program

Working with employers to develop a qualified pharmacy technician workforce The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is pleased to...

Dec 20, 2011, 08:50 ET

Retail Pharmacy Teams Help Patients Maximize FSA Funds Before Year End

Creative solutions to alleviate medical expenses With the year end fast approaching, retail pharmacy teams, including Pharmacy Technician...

Sep 20, 2011, 10:36 ET

Pioneer MTM Center Supported by Certified Pharmacy Technicians

Improving care and reducing health care costs for patients Pharmacy technicians certified through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board...

Sep 01, 2011, 09:36 ET

PTCB Board of Governors Announces Executive Director/CEO Murer Corrigan to Leave Organization

Board to Initiate Search for New Executive The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Board of Governors Chair, Thomas E. Menighan,...