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Updated 1 hour ago

"PTCB test is easy to pass once you have the right book" - 999 Replies

Hi, I am currently looking for information on PTCB test. What is the best resources to use to help me pass and study for this test. If anyone has...


Updated 7 hours ago

PTCB EXAM RESULTS...along with a question - 1132 Replies

I took the exam Monday. The preliminary report said i passed.. does that mean i passed and certified now? I will say im surprise that there wasnt...


Updated 3 days ago

"How to become a certified/registered pharmacy technician in a short amount of time" - 204 Replies

[QUOTE who="Erin Myers in Reseda, California"]How much does CVS pay now? Still $15 an hour?[/QUOTE] Have you thought to apply as a pharmacy tech...


Updated 6 days ago

"Why becoming a certified pharmacy technician is not worth your time" - 125 Replies

I agree star415. I think Pharmacy Technician work is great. I am very methodical and like moving my body around. So this is perfect for me. I...


school for pharmacy tech..?

Hello. I have questions about going school to be pharmacy tech. First, I just moved to states and i have foreign bachelor's degree in Health care....


Pay differentials for working inpatient/outpatient oncology

Hi all, I'm trying to gather some data and the answers aren't as easy to google as I had hoped. I'm wondering if those of you who work in...



Can someone please send me the new up to date book in pdf to my email. I have taken the pharmacy test and I failed it due to the math portion.


Updated 22 days ago

Best places to work for? - 220 Replies

People please read my earlier post and if you are about to get into a pharmacy tech job, DO NOT DO IT! Save yourself the misery if you have the...


Updated 22 days ago

pharm tech license - 61 Replies

[QUOTE who="kathy in Taunton, Massachusetts"]I can say that I work as a pharmacy technician at CVS and that is not what I experienced at all.. I...


Updated 25 days ago


Ha yeah local CC found this trend to be a norm because most places wabt certified techs with experience. So the CC starting in the fall is offering...


Is Pharmacy Tech a good career

Currently work in the health care field making $1500 a week. The grocery store down the road has an opening for a pharmacy tech. I considered...

Sylvia Gonzales

Pharmacy Technician in General.

First of all I have been a tech for over 25 years. Worked Retail,Hospital, correctional setting and a Health Insurance company. Its a good job, and...


Want to change careers to Pharm Tech - major retail pharmacy or community pharmacy?

Long story short, I had a very hard time finding a job in my field (also in health care), even after getting all my certifications done. I do have...

jayydela in Sugar Land, Texas

Pharmacy Tech or Licensed Optician

So at my workplace, I am currently a non-licensed optician. Recently, there has been a job opening for a pharmacy technician and I was wondering if...

proudmommy in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Anyone from the twin cities area have any input on salary?

I'm currently working at a LTC pharmacy making bout 18/hr. Trying to transition to hospitals but not sure what to ask for. I was thinking $19-20. Any...

Lucas the Dog in Madison, Tennessee

study websites

Has anyone tried The website has a lot of useful info, but the tests seemed a little pricey.

Sunny in Cincinnati, Ohio

Updated 2 months ago

pharmacy technician salary - 1266 Replies

I just saw the graph for pharmacy technician salaries posted on this site. Pharm tech's making 30k+/yr??? Is this true? I'm a certified pharm tech at...

Viraj in Mumbai, India

Updated 2 months ago

becoming a pharmacist technician PLEASE HELP! - 198 Replies

I am interested in becoming a pharmacist technician.I was told you have to good at math and science? is that true? and could somebody tell me what I...

wanttobethebest in Israel

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 - 321 Replies

What are the steps to solve billing problems such as INCORRECT NDC NUMBER, REFILL TOO SOON, etc. or anything else would be helpful? thanks for the...

wanttobethebest in Ozark, Missouri

Inputting @ walmart

Has anyone heard, all Wal-Mart pharmacy Techs have to be 95% at inputting accuracy or will have to leave the pharmacy, even if they can fill and take...

missmooniesims in Texarkana, Texas

Updated 2 months ago

passing the ptcb exam - 1 Reply

urus is there any way you can send me study materials so i can pass my exam. Thank you soooo much. I really appreciate it.

kxeim99 in Garden Grove, California

Updated 2 months ago

volunteer intern permit - 42 Replies

Hi, what is the best book to study for PTCB test and is this book are up-to-dated? What about the math calculation does is have alot of it to...

kxeim99 in Garden Grove, California

Updated 2 months ago

CPhT- Frustrated and Disappointed!!! - 31 Replies

Is it just me or does it seem like a total waste of time and energy to obtain a CPhT? I enrolled in a vocational school in May of 2012, spent seven...

GorGor in San Francisco, California

Updated 2 months ago

Kaiser Outpatient Pharm. Tech. Program - 15 Replies

Hello everyone! I'm a CphT and Registered Tech. here in Northern Cali. Been looking for a job for more than a year and still no luck. I tried Kaiser...

Ohyeah40 in Raleigh, North Carolina

Updated 2 months ago

Pharmacy Technician Education - 1 Reply

Anyone who says you can be a Pharmacy Technician without training is very wrong. They may have a job and a nametag that say Pharmacy Technician but...

runnervu in Vincennes, Indiana

Updated 2 months ago

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

What I mean is that, if I take the test and pass it, would I be able to get hired as a pharmacy tech, without any prior training, or schooling?

Ann in Evanston, Illinois

Updated 2 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...

Marie in Fort Washington, Maryland

Updated 2 months ago

"Why you don't want to start off your pharmacy technican experience at CVS/Pharmacy" - 81 Replies

Personally, I have never read a post regarding working at CVS/Pharmacy as a positive experience. In my opinion the majority of pharmacy technicians...

mahe in Washington, Utah

Updated 2 months ago

Updated PTCB Exam - 8 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...

renireni in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania

Updated 2 months ago

Hours/Current Wages of a Pharmacy Technician - 1 Reply

I am currently in the process of becoming a Pharmacy Tech. I soon hope to take the PTCE. I've been looking on this forum for quite some time now. I...

Marlene Cortese in Jacksonville, Florida

Pharmacy Tech License in Florida

Does anyone know of lost cost schooling approved by the board of Pharmacy in Florida to obtain a Florida Pharmacy Technician license ? I am a PTCB...

renireni in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania

hospital pharmacy tech

Hello everyone, I have been offered a definite job as a patient access rep at a local hospital. However, I also shadowed in a hospital pharmacy...

Certified Pharmacy Technician in Memphis, Tennessee

Updated 2 months ago

Pharmacy Tech hourly wage?? READ PLEASE - 5 Replies

I'm still deciding whether pharmacy tech or medical coding and billing. I know medical coding pays wayyy more but i've been reading of how hard it is...

Bonnieyun in Korea, Republic of

Updated 2 months ago

Bad Pharmacy Tech Schools - 216 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...

Morgan in Murrieta, California

Updated 2 months ago

I made a mistake? - 1 Reply

I've been a PT since 2009, but I didn't go to school for pharmacy except a 5 week course in the basics. I worked a few months in retail (moved up the...

rosie in Sacramento, California

Updated 3 months ago

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

Been turned down for 4 years as a Certified Pharmacy Technician. Went to school got certified and registered. The problem, I have No experience. So...

Louis CPht in Durham, North Carolina

Updated 3 months ago

How does tech get IV certified? - 176 Replies

I see alot of comments on this board recommending IV Certification. How do you go about doing that? Thanks.

jrd14473 in Ohio

Updated 3 months ago

Should I go to an interview for a pharmacy tech position in Ohio even though I do not have pharmacy certification? - 1 Reply

I was scheduled for an interview for an infusion therapy pharmacy technician next week. I just noticed in the job description that pharmacy...

cf3001atyahoodotcom in Lancaster, California

How I'm making more $ as a Pharmacy Tech

User name = my email. I'm making much more by using this simple technique. If you're a pharmacy tech for a retail please email me. in Dallas, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

Taking the pharm tech test - 830 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...

CJ Orr in Beardstown, Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

CVS Dress code? Pay and other - 15 Replies

Awaiting my background check, but just curious about something about the job. Havent really had a chance to talk to manager about this. What is the...

G1982 in Plainview, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

PTCB and Pharmacy Technician License Question.. - 24 Replies

Hello everyone , I am kind of confuse ... about the Pharmacy Tech license and the PTCB .. This is my situation I almost end with my Pharmacy Tech... in Dallas, Texas

A cry for help!!!!

I'm having problems craming the 200 drugs.pls can someone help me and tell me if there is a email is in Dallas, Texas

pharmacy technician study materials.

Pls,can someone help me with some materials that will help me pass pharmacy technician exam.thanks

Mikey Mike in Hollis, New York

Updated 3 months ago

What should I study for the pharm tech certification exam? - 24 Replies

I'm currently enrolled in the pharm tech program at my college and I was wondering what I should study for my certification exam and what the ups and...

mt5849 in Fort Mill, South Carolina

Updated 3 months ago

the worse place to work as a Pharmacy Technician - 492 Replies

CVS hands down!!!! -the pay sucks -understaffed -no breaks -no lunches in Houston, Texas

study materials

Urus could you help me with your study materials?God bless

akeilman in Fairbanks, Alaska

How do I go about getting a Pharm tech license in Tucson, AZ?

So I live in Alaska right now and it isn't a requirement to go to school or have training for a pharmacy technician's license. I got my license a few... in Irving, Texas

please,I want to take pharmacy technician exam by next month.can someone tell me the right material to use and study so as to pa

Pls can someone tell me the books to study for the pharmacy technician exam and and how best to know the 200 drugs.

Kimmm in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 4 months ago

Does Target train you to be a certifed Pharmacy Tech? - 1 Reply

I don't work at target and I am not certified and do not have any experience. I know that Walgreens trains you. Thank you.

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