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caryninfl

Updated 5 hours ago

"PTCB test is easy to pass once you have the right book" - 886 Replies

Urus, could you please send me the information also. My email address is carynptinfl@gmail.com. I greatly appreciate everything you do to help us.

skyrockets

Updated 1 day 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

Btanggg

Updated 2 days 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...

pb1966

Updated 2 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 - 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...

Sana Shafiuddin

Updated 3 days ago

CVS Dress code? Pay and other - 42 Replies

Going to school for a pharmacy technician program is a total waste of time and money, unless you want a very formal training for the PTCB...

ptcbeasy777

Updated 7 days ago

PTCB or exCPT??? - 27 Replies

Hello, If anyone is 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...

dapple51102

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...

danielle

Updated 8 days ago

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

[QUOTE who="brittany"]HELLO EVERYONE , I APPLIED FOR WALGREENS IN MEMPHIS TN, AN GOT CALLED BY THE PHARMACY MANAGER...SO FOR THE ONES THAT THINK U...

martin9

Updated 12 days 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 ...

Kathy3423

Updated 13 days 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...

Kathy3423

Updated 14 days 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! =)

jdDean

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...

Attn: CphT before Jan. 1, 2011

Updated 18 days ago

Register with Florida - 28 Replies

Notwithstanding any requirements in this subsection, any registered pharmacy technician registered pursuant to this section before January 1, 2011,...

Rebecca

Updated 20 days 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 :)

JNEA

Updated 27 days ago

How to get a Pharmacy technician job with no previous retail or hospital experience? - 319 Replies

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

JNEA

Updated 27 days 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...

Greg

Updated 28 days 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...

iwantthejobnow

Updated 28 days ago

DO NOT ENROLL IN ANY PHARMACY TECH SCHOOLS!! WASTE OF TIME!!! - 158 Replies

[QUOTE who="Tara in Richmond, Virginia"]RxTechExam.com is an excellent way to prepare for the PTCB Exam. The course is available online, and you can...

FutureHealthPro

Updated 29 days ago

"Why becoming a certified pharmacy technician is not worth your time" - 157 Replies

[QUOTE who="pharmtech111 in North Carolina"]I really don't know why people waste their time going to school to be a pharmacy technician. I got hired...

tstoneyhctc

Updated 1 month 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 1 month 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...

BridgetRB

Updated 1 month 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.

Nightsong7

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 1 month 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...

theAngrylady

Updated 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 months ago

PTCB EXAM RESULTS...along with a question - 1181 Replies

I took the test on aug. 27th which was the first day of the testing window. It took up until 30 minutes ago [midnight] to get my results [I PASSED...

PTCBEASY in Watsonville, California

Updated 3 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 3 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 3 months ago

NEED HELP with MATH CALCULATIONS - 86 Replies

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...

Seriousaboutthis in Markham, Illinois

Updated 4 months ago

Do you have to go to school in order to register for the board of pharmacy Association in North Carolina, not to take the test? - 1 Reply

I just purchased the updated Complete Pharmacy Review book 3rd edition through ptcb.org from American Pharmacy Association website. I plan on...

reneegavin in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

CVS will train and pay for PTCB exam

Hello everyone, I have worked for CVS in the past, and the location I was in was horrible. However, I think it was the location and the huge...

Liz in Cranston, Rhode Island

How much do you make as a Pharmacy Technician II in Rhode Island?

I'm looking for a career change and am considering enrolling in the Pharmacy Technician program at the local community college. The program would...

cathytangonanrph in San Diego, California

Applying for PTCE in California

i signed up at PTCB.org for the pharmacy certification exam and they asked me to pay $129. i would just like to ask what are the requirements for the...

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