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Updated 1 day ago

Register with Florida - 29 Replies

[QUOTE who="Attn: CphT before Jan. 1, 2011 in Davenport, Florida"]Notwithstanding any requirements in this subsection, any registered pharmacy...

Margaret Steinmetz

Updated 3 days ago

"PTCB test is easy to pass once you have the right book" - 904 Replies

Hi everyone! I would like to offer a piece of advice to anyone preparing to take the exam. I am a certified pharmacy technician in the state of Texas...


Updated 4 days ago


In the state of Florida you must take a course accredited by the pharmacy board.


Updated 7 days ago

How to get a Pharmacy technician job with no previous retail or hospital experience? - 322 Replies

Do some volunteer work when you want to learn a new craft.


Updated 10 days ago

CVS Dress code? Pay and other - 42 Replies

Hello Everyone, I just have a short question, I am a foreign pharmacy graduate and want to work in CVS as a pharmacy technician. And hence applied...


Updated 11 days ago

PTCB EXAM RESULTS...along with a question - 1182 Replies

Congrats tembadza on a job well done! Studying hard myself now to take my test and I went to school but still have concerns. Hope all I've learned...


Next career path with pharmacy tech experience

My wife has over 15 years of experience as a pharmacy tech. She has worked in retail, mail order, and currently works at a hospital. She likes...


Best places for Sr. Pharmacy Tech to work (non-retail)

My wife has over 15 years of experience as a pharmacy tech. She has worked in retail, mail order, and currently works at a hospital. She likes...

Joe Medina

Updated 28 days ago

PTCB or exCPT??? - 29 Replies

For those studying for the PTCB national exam we are offering our 300 PTCB Question Review Manual for only $20 and our two-time national award...


Updated 29 days ago

"Why becoming a certified pharmacy technician is not worth your time" - 156 Replies

The pharmacy technician programme should be seen as a stepping stone and perhaps allowing for a more realistic view of the kind of profession one...

Updated 1 month ago

PTCB Exam Dates? - 2 Replies

Hello, So that I understand the dates are open and we can schedule a dare to take the test.That's great . Donna Simmons


Advancing as a pharmacy tech

I was recently hired as a pharmacy tech @ cvs and its an alright job. Not much physical labor, customers are alright, but overall I like it. My...


Updated 1 month ago

Best places to work for? - 211 Replies

I am grateful I have job, however the job is so shi**y I think sometimes I rather be homeless than go back to work


Updated 1 month ago

Who all is using Penn Foster as their school of choice? - 230 Replies

Hello everyone. I've been looking into becoming a Pharmacy Tech. I was curious to know how the Penn Foster Course was? I'm not interested in just...


Updated 1 month ago

I'm a new tech at Walmart pharmacy, i'm still confused on using the Connexus system such as billing problems and insurance info - 300 Replies

[QUOTE who="rere09 in Frederick, Maryland"]How do you become certified to work as a pharmacy technician in walmart, what test do i take? how do i...


I don't like my job and I just started (pharmacy technician)

I went to school for a 3 month pharmacy technician program. I worked really hard, received valedictorian of the class, and later passed the PTCB. I...


Updated 1 month ago

Could a person become a pharmacy tech just by taking the test and passing? - 24 Replies



Updated 1 month ago

pharmacy technician salary - 1268 Replies

[QUOTE who="gerry in Sacramento, California"]I work as a pharmacy tech, with overtime i am averaging seventy thousand dollars a year.I work ...


Updated 1 month ago

waiting period for pharm tech license in california? - 120 Replies

[QUOTE who="WeThePeople in Oak Park, California"]They cash your check immediately! Then the wait game begins and if you are lucky, you will get your...


Updated 1 month ago

PTCB and Pharmacy Technician License Question.. - 22 Replies

Hi all to those in CA! how long does it take after sending your application that your check is cashed? Thanks in advance! =)


Earning Money Using Rx Discount Cards

You know those discount cards that you probably come across on a weekly basis at the pharmacy? Have you ever looked into how they actually work? Did...


Updated 1 month ago

I'm PTCB certified but making the same pay as someone who is not - 2 Replies

There are some places do not pay well, but I make almost $17/hour so do not get discouraged :)


Updated 1 month ago

Thinking of a 2 year Pharmacy Tech program? Waste of time, money, and heres why.... - 162 Replies

BECOME A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN – TRY FOR FREE TODAY!!! CRIMSON INSTITUTE offers an online self-paced Pharmacy Technician Training Program Try...


Updated 2 months ago

CPhT- Frustrated and Disappointed!!! - 26 Replies

I have a question. I'm looking to get some experience this year as a pharm tech and then applying to pharmacy school (i have all of the prereqs and...


Updated 2 months ago

How does tech get IV certified? - 176 Replies

Healthcare Careers Training Center in Atlanta, GA is now a Licensed Training Facility for NPTA. We offer the same IV Certification that NPTA offers....

Current Employee

Updated 2 months ago

the worse place to work as a Pharmacy Technician - 504 Replies

I just started working for CVS as a CphT about a month ago and I am in the same boat you are. The training seems to be more of a formality than...


Updated 2 months ago

FREE Study Group - 4 Replies

Took Pharmacy Tech course over a year ago and have not taken my exam and in need of a study/prep group in Humble area.


Frustrated CPhT

I've been working at my current pharmacy as a tech and only tech for 5 years, last April things changed. They sold the pharmacy to owners whom own 4...

Lovely Liz_71

Updated 2 months ago

"Why you don't want to start off your pharmacy technican experience at CVS/Pharmacy" - 80 Replies

[QUOTE who="brown_dude_CPhT in Boston, Massachusetts"]Later on I decided to try out the retail pharmacy experience which I did not find rewarding at...


Updated 3 months ago

Can't find a job as a pharmacy tech! - 62 Replies

I'm in the same situation here. Stopped by 2 retail pharmacy which I saw them clearly posted the hiring, but received the same answer "will...

Erin in Saint Louis, Missouri

Transitioning to California- Walgreens?

I'm a Certified Pharm Tech for Walgreens in Missouri, looking to transfer to a California store. I was just wondering if anyone knew the average...

JNEA in California

Updated 3 months ago

Updated PTCB Exam - 7 Replies

Has anyone taken the new exam yet? I recently became interested in becoming a Pharm Tech but, with the new exam, I have NO CLUE what I should be...

CPhT in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Updated 3 months ago

Is anyone happy with their job as a pharmacy tech? - 8 Replies

Just finishing my pharmacy tech course-but all I read is how people hate their job. is there anyone happy with their job. Need to hear...

Mary in Midlothian, Virginia

Updated 3 months ago

"How to become a certified/registered pharmacy technician in a short amount of time" - 217 Replies

So you want to become a pharmacy technician. Well, if you are real smart you don't need to spend thousands of dollars( in this economy save your...

k8m in South San Francisco, California

Updated 3 months ago

NPTA Compounding Certification feedback - 2 Replies

Hello All, Does anybody here had gone through the NPTA Compounding program? Please share your experience. thank you.

Mary in Midlothian, Virginia

Updated 3 months ago

Pharmacy Tech online school - 529 Replies

Hi, I am interested in becoming a Pharmacy Tech and would like to study online. Could anybody please recommend a good school, I don't want to...

Seriousaboutthis in Markham, Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

Wife has 15+years as Pharm Tech, what other career can she do? - 1 Reply

She is currently working at a hospital and has worked there for 7 years. Pay hasn't gone anywhere and I feel she has more potential than being a...

RxTechExam in Washington, District of Columbia

Updated 3 months ago

Bad Pharmacy Tech Schools - 214 Replies

I thought we could list schools that we've been to that are not worth it, so that other people thinking about going to pharm tech schools can make...

Lexiyaz in Orange, Texas

Updated 4 months ago

Questions Regarding the PTCB Exam - 9 Replies

I am currently studying for my PTCB Exam and I'm pretty much done with everything other than learning the "Top 200 Drugs". I'm having a hard time...

skhab in Sacramento, California

Raley's Pharmacy Tech Test- What should I expect?

Hi All, I applied to a Raley's Traveling Pharmacy Tech position online and the next day I got a call from the hiring manager to take a Pharmacy...

Seriousaboutthis in Markham, Illinois

Updated 4 months ago

Walgreens/CVS to Hospital Pharmacy - 2 Replies

I am not certified at this time. My long term goal to work in a Hospital pharmacy and I am wondering the best route to take to do so? I really don't...

Seriousaboutthis in Markham, Illinois

Updated 4 months ago

Can I just learn the top 200 drugs for PTCB exam? - 85 Replies

I am preparing for PTCB exam, and I find it is very difficult to memorize all the drugs from the book. It is like 70 drugs for every chapter, and...

CaptainGeech in Wisconsin

Can anyone in WI give input on Pharmacy Tech jobs in hospitals?

A local hospital is hiring a pharmacy tech, no experience or certification needed. I'm just curious about pay. I'm not expecting it to be a lot,...

PTCBEASY in San Francsico, California

Updated 4 months ago

Not Sure How to Prepare for the PTCE, or What Books to Use? Read This! ^_^ - 11 Replies

Hello everyone. I have seen many people on here who are unsure about how to prepare for the PTCE or what books they should use. I hope my posts helps...

PTCBEASY in San Francsico, California

Updated 4 months ago

Boston Reed Pharmcay Tech Class?? - 125 Replies

Hi, i am deciding whether i should attend a Boston Reed Pharmacy Tech course, which is about a 7 month program, or Enroll in a regular vocational...

ptcbeasy in Watsonville, California

Updated 4 months ago

Taking the pharm tech test - 833 Replies

How difficult is the test? I am about to complete my first year in college, majoring in biology. Would it be possible to study some books and not...

PTCBEASY in Watsonville, California

Updated 4 months ago

Did you take your PTCE Exam? Please come here and help others.... - 939 Replies

Greetings, If you taken your PTCE Exam, it would be of great help to everyone to know what you seen (if you can remember) on your exam. If you...

PTCBEASY in San Francsico, California

Updated 4 months ago

Question regarding to PTCB exam - 100 Replies

Hello I wish to take the PTCB exam soon, and was going to register via the internet but one of the rule they have is "I acknowledge that I will not...

kia in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 4 months ago


I need help with some math calculations, i think the percentages and ratios throw me off. Can you please help me set-up the problem or tell me which...

scooterinnc84 in Lewisville, North Carolina

What material should I cover in my review book for the ptcb test for this year....

I got the most up to date book called the complete review for pharmacy tech 3rd edition through the American pharmacy association. A professor at a...

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