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Hard worker

Updated 1 day ago

the worse place to work as a Pharmacy Technician - 494 Replies

[QUOTE who="Also Worked for CVS in Woodbridge, Virginia"]Unless you can tell us why CVS treats their employees like crap in apparently more states...


Updated 1 day ago

"PTCB test is easy to pass once you have the right book" - 946 Replies

Hi could i get a study material .ther is to many book .my email barry_daraiseh9 @yahoo thank you


Updated 6 days ago

CVS Dress code? Pay and other - 40 Replies

Yes they do train in will also jave classes.


Updated 13 days ago

PTCB or exCPT??? - 30 Replies

[QUOTE who="lisa in Medford, Oregon"]A friend of mine took the exCpt and passed it, then she moved to california and apparently they don't recognize...


Updated 13 days ago

Lab Coats and pharmacy attire - 1 Reply

A doctor's lab coat would be fine, somewhere mid-thigh length.


Updated 14 days ago


[QUOTE who="kalila in Stanton, California"]im currently enrolled in a pharmacy tech program that is completely free here in orange county, ca. i am 2...

waiting for final review

Updated 16 days ago

waiting period for pharm tech license in california? - 122 Replies

I was previously a tech. I dont have any convictions or outstanding tickets.I don't know what to expect now!! Any suggestions?


Updated 17 days ago

"Why becoming a certified pharmacy technician is not worth your time" - 152 Replies

[QUOTE who="brown_dude34 in Roslindale, Massachusetts"]The biggest grip I have with the pharmacy technician field is that its so misleading to...


Updated 20 days ago

How to get a Pharmacy technician job with no previous retail or hospital experience? - 325 Replies

The best way to become a Pharmacy Technician is to take an online program offered by We offer and extraordinarily inexpensive...


Updated 23 days ago

Raley's Pharmacy Tech Test- What should I expect? - 1 Reply

Hi! How did it go? I applied too.


become a certified pharmacy technician in canada?

Do you NEED to go to college to become a certified pharmacy technician in Canada? Is there different requirements for each province? I did some...


Updated 25 days ago

"How to become a certified/registered pharmacy technician in a short amount of time" - 222 Replies

[QUOTE who="Dorothy in Wheaton, Illinois"]I am working through the Career Step program right now and I think it is one of the best choices out there....


Would hospitals & retails hire Deaf pharmacy technicians?

I am going to be in a pharmacy technician training program but am worried that I may not be able to find a PT job due to my hearing loss. I read that...


Pharmacy people! Have an interview for tech on Mon; please help me with my strategy!!

Hi guys, While going to school for another field, I am hoping to kill two birds with one stone and learn the pharmacy tech field via on the job...


Updated 1 month ago

The *ONE* thing they can't teach you in Pharmacy Tech school... - 8 Replies

Hello yes, I want to gain knowledge on this. If u have already launched the site please let me know. Thank you so much

Cpht lifer

Updated 1 month ago

I hate my new pharmacy tech job! How can I cope with it since I cant afford to quit? - 24 Replies

[QUOTE who="Poison Ivy in Reno, Nevada"]I cried on my third day too working as a Pharmacy Technician at CVS . They just threw me there without...


Hospital vs retail

Can you please tell me what the major differences are as far as duties in these 2 fields? I am in retail now, so I know what is involved there. Is...

Top 100 Medications

Everyone knows you'll need to know the Top 100 Medications for the PTCB Exam. Get them for free at - no sign up, no credit card, no...

Rosie G

Updated 1 month ago

CPhT- Frustrated and Disappointed!!! - 27 Replies

Hello Greg I am one of many that stuggle in finding work in this field unfortunately.... but I think u have ur basics covered you do need to get...

ptcbeasy usa

Updated 1 month ago

becoming a pharmacist technician PLEASE HELP! - 198 Replies

Hello If you are struggling passing the PTCB exam or scared need that extra assurance, you are not alone! I have been there! I'm happy to help! I...

Joe Medina CPhT, BS Pharmacy

Updated 1 month ago

Thinking of a 2 year Pharmacy Tech program? Waste of time, money, and heres why.... - 164 Replies

Why Pay More? TL National Award Winning Review Materials has been substantially reduced for those who want to study for the national exam but do...


Updated 1 month ago

PDX Pharmacy System - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="Paladin in South Carolina"]Is anyone familiar with the PDX Pharmacy System? I know Bi-Lo/Winn Dixie has been using the system for some...

Disgruntled PhT

Updated 2 months ago

externship - 86 Replies

[QUOTE who="dcomer164"]I did five courses via an online program through a local community college and not only did they not affiliate with any sort...


Updated 2 months 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 - 302 Replies

[QUOTE who="stressed in Bellefontaine, Ohio"]Just got hired at Walmart pharm as a tech , still doing my cbls stressing cause some of the test us...


Updated 2 months 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...


Updated 2 months 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...

Updated 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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...


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 3 months ago

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



Updated 3 months 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 3 months 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 4 months 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 4 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....


Updated 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 5 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...

k8m in South San Francisco, California

Updated 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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...

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