certified pharmacy technician


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cer·ti·fied phar·ma·cy tech·ni·cian

(CPhT) (sĕr'ti-fīd fahr'mă-sē tek-ni'shŭn)
A pharmacy technician who has successfully passed the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) examination.
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This 20-year anniversary celebration is a great occasion to showcase PTCB's progress in advancing patient care and safety, honor certified pharmacy technicians, and strengthen support for PTCB's mission," said Paul W.
The council is a group of subject-matter experts (pharmacists, certified pharmacy technicians, and technician educators) drawn from various practice settings, geographical areas, and backgrounds.
Individuals who pass the exam earn the title of Certified Pharmacy Technician.
Since the lockout began, Medco has replaced over 100 certified pharmacy technicians working inside the facility with uncertified temporary employees.
Medco has illegally locked out about 500 USW Local 675 members at the Las Vegas facility, and has replaced over 100 certified pharmacy technicians with uncertified temporary employees.
WASHINGTON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) has announced that Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhTs) eligible to recertify are now required to complete one hour of continuing education (CE) in patient safety, in addition to the already required hour of law CE, as part of 20 hours of CE needed for recertification.
Our certified pharmacy technicians can help people thoroughly understand their options and plan for upcoming prescription expenses.
The goal of PTCB's national certification program, which services the more than 274,000 currently active certified pharmacy technicians (CPhTs) nationwide, is to enable pharmacy technicians to work more effectively with pharmacists to offer safe and effective patient care and service.
The pharmacy is staffed by three licensed pharmacists, four certified pharmacy technicians, two cashiers and incorporates the latest automation technology.
Innoviant's services include group set-up, benefit structure, preferred products list management, electronic claim processing and customer service staffed by Certified Pharmacy Technicians.
The original version of the RxSchool web site was launched over a year ago and has already provided thousands of pharmacists and certified pharmacy technicians with access to continuing education courses.

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