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Updated 4 hours ago

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

Not in Louisiana, you will be lucky to make $15, and hospital pharmacies may pay maybe $1-$2 more.


Updated 5 hours ago

"PTCB test is easy to pass once you have the right book" - 1050 Replies

[QUOTE who="urus in Westborough, Massachusetts"]hello friends i got few mail for pdf books , i will send it tomorrow to a;; of you sorry for...


Updated 3 days ago


I would like to attend this school, too. What is the school name and location, if you don't mine giving it, thanks Kalila. [QUOTE who="kalila in...


Updated 8 days ago

PAY RATE - 1 Reply

12 years as a pharma tech? Maybe it's time to look into becoming a pharmacist. Why not go back to school and get your degree?


what to study

I'm in San Diego and would like to buy any/all study guides & books for Pharmacy Tech Exam. I let my license expire and now I have to retake the exam...


Updated 11 days ago

PTCB EXAM RESULTS...along with a question - 1134 Replies

[QUOTE who="JD in Daly City, California"]Does this ($3 raise) apply to regular Walgreens employees? I just passed recently and I'm planning on...


Updated 15 days ago

"Why becoming a certified pharmacy technician is not worth your time" - 129 Replies

It's hard to get a job in the south from all these comments I'm reading. Have you ever considered moving up North? That is where the good jobs are...

John Ad

Updated 21 days ago

pharmacy technician salary - 1270 Replies

Want to make some extra money while working? I signed up as a discount card distributor and use if for many of my cash patients and I get at least $1...


Apps to help study for exam?

Does anybody know of any good mobile apps that can be used to study for the PTCB exam? Anything for math or sig codes?


Updated 1 month ago

"Why you don't want to start off your pharmacy technican experience at CVS/Pharmacy" - 77 Replies

I wanted to add that I am seeking to refresh my skills so that I can work as a pharmacy technician again. I got into the field because I enjoyed it...


Updated 1 month ago

the worse place to work as a Pharmacy Technician - 493 Replies

[QUOTE who="SummerDay in Atlanta, Georgia"]CVS hands down!!!! -the pay sucks -understaffed -no breaks -no lunches[/QUOTE] If you want to...


Is Becoming A Pharmacy Technician Really Worth It?

I am 24 years old and I am going back to school next month for BA in Business Management. I see that my school offers a Pharmacy Tech Certificate. I...


pharmacy technician

I was certified two years ago, currently i am applying for CA pharmacy license. There are opportunities avail in my local, requiring license though....


Updated 1 month ago

I need help solving 3 math calculation problems if someone don't mind helping...! - 7 Replies

I have actually already taken my PTCB exam and passed it. I am currently working on getting my IV Compounding and Aseptic Technique certification and...

Tom King, RPh of

Updated 1 month ago

school for pharmacy tech..? - 1 Reply

In a nutshell, the easiest way to become a pharmacy technician in Michigan is to do the following; 1. pass the PTCB exam. 2. fill out the...

Tom King, RPh of

Updated 1 month ago

Can I work with my license from PR in the US? - 1 Reply

It depends. Your question is kind of vague. If you meant PTCB certification by exam when you said "license" then the answer is "it depends". Every...


Updated 1 month ago

Can someone tell me if is worth the money? - 5 Replies

Hi, I am Tom King, the pharmacist instructor for the pharmacy technician course at . Beware of courses that offer you a...


Updated 1 month ago

CVS Dress code? Pay and other - 14 Replies

[QUOTE who="mike mike mike in charleston, South Carolina"]I started out at $11/ hr being certified[/QUOTE] In NC 3 years ago I started at minimum...


Updated 1 month ago

waiting period for pharm tech license in california? - 128 Replies

[QUOTE who="Melissa in Visalia, California"]You need make 3 copies of the last page in the application packet. After all 3 are filled out (depending...


Updated 1 month ago

becoming a pharmacist technician PLEASE HELP! - 199 Replies

I was told from Ross Medical in Indiana right up front that I wouldn't qualify for a pharmacy tech but could enroll in thier medical assistant...


Updated 1 month ago

Walmart VS. CVS/Pharmacy - 46 Replies

I know this is a really old thread but wanted to toss in my 2 cents in case anyone coming across this is interested. I started working at Walmart...


Updated 1 month ago

I made a mistake? - 2 Replies

I am sorry for replying to this so late but I wanted to update with my current status of employment. After posting, I found a job and was hired at a...

Rowlett tx

Updated 1 month ago

Taking the pharm tech test - 831 Replies

I live in rowlett txt. I want become pharmacy tech trainee then pharmacy tech. Where do I start.


Pharmacy Calculations

I need some help on some pharmacy calculations if someone don't mind helping. #1 A prescription is received for a pediatric patient to receive 250...


Updated 1 month ago

CPhT- Frustrated and Disappointed!!! - 32 Replies

I was ready to give up on the title of pharmacy tech until I branched out and learned of the many opportunities afforded to technicians that many of...

Lindsey G

CPhT class question (pre-PA)

OK heres some useful/un-useful info about what I plan to do for my next 4 years. I am currently enrolled at a community college in New York and I...


Updated 1 month ago

Could a person become a pharmacy tech just by taking the test and passing? - 26 Replies

The laws vary from state to state. Not every state recognized the PTCB or EXCPT exam. Perfect example... I go online to see the requirements for...


Pharmacy Tech License in Georgia

How long does it take to get a pharmacy tech license? I recently got hired as a pharmacy tech and was told to register with the GA board of pharmacy...

Erin Myers

Updated 1 month ago

"How to become a certified/registered pharmacy technician in a short amount of time" - 205 Replies

Hmm, maybe....I don't live near any state prisons, however.


Updated 2 months ago

Best places to work for? - 217 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...

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.

wanttobethebest in Israel

Updated 4 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 4 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 4 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...

GorGor in San Francisco, California

Updated 4 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 4 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...

Ann in Evanston, 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...

mahe in Washington, Utah

Updated 4 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 4 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 4 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...

rosie in Sacramento, California

Updated 5 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...

jrd14473 in Ohio

Updated 5 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.

G1982 in Plainview, Texas

Updated 5 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

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