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Updated 4 hours ago

the worse place to work as a Pharmacy Technician - 505 Replies

I wanted to add that she seems to be very nice to the other techs, maybe she just knows them better. I do understand that it is her license and years...


Updated 4 days ago

"How to become a certified/registered pharmacy technician in a short amount of time" - 219 Replies

[QUOTE who="Rick Lasica in Tucson, Arizona"]Don't waste your time or money on a pharmacy tech school; instead teach yourself by buying a book. I...

Cpht lifer

Updated 7 days 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...


Updated 8 days ago

"PTCB test is easy to pass once you have the right book" - 934 Replies

Can anyone tell me if is a great resource to study and pass the test?


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 13 days 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 15 days ago

How to get a Pharmacy technician job with no previous retail or hospital experience? - 324 Replies

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 noticed...

ptcbeasy usa

Updated 15 days 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...


Updated 16 days ago


[QUOTE who=" in Buna, Texas"]Hey, do u want to pass the PTCB? I have the complete PTCB handouts and you're gonna pass...

Joe Medina CPhT, BS Pharmacy

Updated 16 days 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 16 days 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...

mike mike mike

Updated 17 days ago

CVS Dress code? Pay and other - 42 Replies

I started out at $11/hr being certified

Disgruntled PhT

Updated 19 days 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 20 days 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 21 days ago

The *ONE* thing they can't teach you in Pharmacy Tech school... - 7 Replies

Hello yes, thank you it be very helpful. Please launch the site and can you please email the info aswell my email I'm very...


Updated 29 days 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 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 2 months ago

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



Updated 2 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 2 months 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 5 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,...

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