CPhT


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CPhT

Abbreviation for certified pharmacy technician.
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The goal of PTCB's national Certification Program, which services the more than 280,000 currently active CPhTs nationwide, is to enable pharmacy technicians to work more effectively with pharmacists to offer safe and effective patient care and service.
As pharmacists become responsible for more direct patient care in such venues as pharmacy-based immunization programs and retail pharmacy clinics, CPhTs are assuming new and expanded roles in medication safety, immunization assistance, supply chain management, financial assistance, medication therapy management, transitioning patient care, inventory control, and other areas.
More than 450 CPhTs were nominated for the 2014 PTCB CPhT of the Year[sup.
The revised CE requirements are meant to ensure that CPhTs are continually educated through programs specific to the knowledge required in today's pharmacy settings.
All CPhTs applying to renew certification must fulfill the new patient safety CE requirement.
Powell's efforts in pharmacy automations have enhanced the safety of medication being prepared in the hospital setting, and helped transform CPhTs to vital members of his hospital's healthcare team.