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HenrietteM in Miami, Florida

Sleeping pills user: will that prevent me from getting a job?

Just wondering, before I even go to technology school. I have used prescription sleeping pills (benzos) for 15 years or so. I am not an illicit drug...

AnnieTay in California

First Day of Externship Begins Tomorrow

And oh my, I am so nervous. I wouldn't be so nervous if I was fresh out of the class and knowledge were still with me but it's not. It's been about...

sabina in Niles, Illinois

Updated 33 months ago

set up help! - 1 Reply

can someone help me set up this equation... Rantidine is infused in a 0.5 L bag 1/2 NS for ulcer treatment. It runs at 30 drops per min with the...

Leah R in Essex Junction, Vermont

Updated 33 months ago

what kind of questions appear in PTCB? - 16 Replies

hello. ill be taking the exam couple of months from now. just wanna know what kind of questions usually appear in the exam? so many topics in the...

Edwina in Lakewood, Ohio

Updated 33 months ago

Pharmacy Tech School - 80 Replies

I am about to start a Pharmacy Tech program here at the local tech college. Its an 8 week course and its only $1000. I know everyone keeps saying...

kmccleanhaynes in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 34 months ago

Walmart* Pharmacy Technicians Gather Here - 37 Replies

If you work as a pharmacy technician for Walmart*, come to this discussion and let's see if we can put our heads together to make our work experience...

rlhgr in Fort Myers, Florida

Updated 34 months ago

Accredited online training program in FL? - 1 Reply

Wanting one that will prepare me for the exam..

xmauixwowix in Middletown, Maryland

Not perky enough for CVS standards (pharmacy techs)

I started as a pharmacy tech trainee with CVS back in January. I am not certified and have no experience. Its getting to the point were I can't take...

michaeljfairfax in Burke, Virginia

Training, certification, and business needs mismatched?

Maybe just my irritation, but the disconnect between the training programs I have gone through (evening classes, online), the PTCE, and the actual...

michaeljfairfax in Burke, Virginia

Updated 34 months ago

Specialty certifications that are worth the time and effort? - 5 Replies

Looking up the road at moving from retail to hospital work, also at specializing -- IV, chemo, radiation, any others? Chasing PharmD does not impress...

NC_Pharm_Tech in Charlotte, North Carolina

Pharmacy Tech: Interviewing with Target

Are there any Pharmacy Techs, or anyone in general, who can tell me about working at Target (specifically in the Pharmacy)? Give me the good, the...

Seriousaboutthis in Markham, Illinois

Updated 35 months ago

Inpatient Hospital Pharm Tech Test for Employment - 1 Reply

Hello, My girlfriend (PTCB certified) is interviewing for a position at a hospital as an inpatient pharm tech. I have heard the hiring...

Seriousaboutthis in Markham, Illinois

Updated 35 months ago

certification tests in different states - 1 Reply

Hello, I just got a job as a part time tech in a mom and pop pharmacy. My hope is to start studying for the certification test (any suggestions...

Firm Tech in Chino, California

Updated 35 months ago

RITE-AID - 112 Replies


Somewhere in Chardon, Ohio

So many questions...

I've been looking into Pharm Tech probably for a few years, but i'm not sure if this is the direction i should take right now, i'd love to ask a few...

buttercup26 in Jonesboro, Georgia

Updated 35 months ago

Can I get certified in Florida with the Pharmacy Technician online training Package? - 5 Replies

I have been looking into becoming a Pharmacy Technician while I go to school to finish my AA degree. According to this website

NC_Pharm_Tech in Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated 35 months ago

Would you recommend this career? Becoming certified... - 3 Replies

Hello, A few years ago, I completed a certificate program for pharmacy technician. Due to some extenuating circumstances, I worked at an awful...


Updated 36 months ago

Arizona Pharmacy Techs - 41 Replies

Hello. Is there anyone here who resides in Arizona, near the Phoenix area? I was curious about the pay range in this area at the different...

Erica in Sacramento, California

Updated 36 months ago

Pharmacy technicians - 1 Reply

Do you have to have education to have this job? Like can you just get hired without taking classes? How old do you have to be in Virginia to have...

DBYesYes in New York, New York

Updated 36 months ago

PTCB Exam - 2 Replies

Hey guys and gals, I've been given the "Mosby's review For The PTCB Certification Exam" book as a gift to study for the PTCB exam. I've never...

Erica in Sacramento, California

Updated 36 months ago

Is Pharmacy Tech. a good career change ? - 4 Replies

I'm thinking about becoming a pharmacy tech, but after reading much of this forum, I'm having doubts! In the past I was a (part-time) corporate...

Seriousaboutthis in Markham, Illinois

Updated 36 months ago

Requirements to take pharm tech exam/certification - 1 Reply

Hi All, i am new to this forum, I have checked ptcb website however I couldn't find the requirements to sit for an exam. I am a licensed...

LavenderLaugh in Castro Valley, California

Updated 36 months ago

Pharmacy Technology at Las Positas College - 6 Replies

Las Positas College currently opens the pharmacy technology program in this Spring. Is there anyone taking the program? Although this program is...

Sara ,CPhT in Fort Worth, Texas

Updated 37 months ago

Pharmacy Technician or Medical Coding and Billin? - 2 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...

Legit Broth in Stephenville, Texas

Updated 37 months ago

Why I regret becoming a Pharmacy Technician, and you will too! - 1 Reply

I went to a voc school for about 10 months. I learned over 350 drugs, more med terms than a nurse probably knows, pharmacology, laws, and so much...

JSK in Livonia, Michigan

Updated 37 months ago

Newly hired pharmacy tech - 2 Replies

I just got hired at CVS as a pharmacy tech trainee. I could be starting (training) as early has Monday. The store is newly built and will be opening...

mark r. in Brownsville, Texas

Walmart Pharmacy tech (Connexus resolution help needed)

Hello well I been working at the walmart pharmacy for about 3 months now. I have learned input, filling, and tasco. The only problem that I still...


Help on CphT math conversions

In school fr CphT need help with this math, not understanding how to get the answer. Please help? 1. Methadone 10mg/ml 15mg lm tid prp How many ml...

Marie Zuniga in chandler, Arizona

Updated 38 months ago

how can the pharmacy technicians make their own union - 11 Replies

Pharmacy technicians all over are being treated like slaves in retail pharmacies, new pharmacy technicians are not getting jobs because the...

Anne07 in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Updated 38 months ago

Where to take Pharmacy Tech classes in metro area- MN - 3 Replies

I'm interested in getting a job as a Pharmacy Tech. Looking for a program, perhaps through a community college, that has me in and out and doesn't...

Sunithasiva in Dallas, United States minor outlying islands

Updated 39 months ago

pharmacy tech math help - 3 Replies

i'm studying the math right now and i'm studying various books and in one particular book i am studying, i am having trouble. i found it odd that...

ili in Cape Coral, Florida

Updated 39 months ago

Anyone have time to answer these questions that I cannot find anywhere??? - 28 Replies

***A 55 lb child is to receive heparin sodium by IV Infusion in a dose of 50 units/kg of body weight every 4 hours. How many milliliters of heparin...

Sarah Spears in Texarkana, Texas

Updated 39 months ago

Pharmacy Technician books!! All the textbooks you need to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician!!! - 1 Reply

My wife enrolled in the Pharmacy Technician program at a local college, but because of family issues we had to relocate about 3 weeks after. The...

dannigurl2f4u in Gilmer, Texas

Trying to get Texas Pharmacy licenses

I have a question I have been a tech for 6 yrs in the state of Louisiana. Moved to Texas and got arrested for being In the car with someone that had...

meenu in nawanshasher in Amritsar, India

Updated 40 months ago



Tylermngo@*****.*** in San Diego, California

I need help

Hi I am a California Registered Pharm Tech which I renew my license every 2 years without CE (just pay the fee). I recently looking for a job and...

steven in Evansville, Indiana

Updated 40 months ago

Has anyone taken the certification test in Indiana? - 33 Replies

What are the main questions on the test? What areas should I concentrate on? I'm taking the test in Indiana I don't know if all the states are...

NC_Pharm_Tech in Charlotte, North Carolina

In the state of North Carolina, can I work as a Pharmacy Technician...

...for 2 different employers? For example: PT at CVS and PT at a hospital?

MyDaughtersMother in Pensacola, Florida

Updated 41 months ago

Going to take pharmacy technician exam - 33 Replies

I'm going to take the pharmacy technician test soon and i was wondering if I could get by just studying the top 200 prescribed drugs or do I have to...

anupchy123 in Jamaica, New York

Updated 41 months ago

Civil Service - 1 Reply

I'm still trying to find information about the ny state civil service test for Pharmacy Aide. Has anyone here ever taken a civil service exam..or...

Jakperk in Fort Pierce, Florida

Are pharm tech jobs hard to get?

I'm starting school at my local state collage to become certified in pharmacy tech. I'm currently working at Burger King and would prefer to...

Marie Lopez in Moreno Valley, California

Updated 41 months ago

American College of Healthcare- on pierce St in Riverside CA - 12 Replies

This school is a BIG joke! I enrolled back in October, Never had a lab to practice, moved 3x in six months, recieved 2 books two days before my last...

marsm77 in Franklin Park, Illinois

passing thePTCB Exam

1read all the chapters questions in your books and understand it. again for 3rd times or more. and don't read any new pharmacy book except...

Caity in Hillsboro, Oregon

Updated 42 months ago

Study Group for self-study pharmacy techs in Houston - 19 Replies

Hi! Is anyone in the Houston area studying for the pharmacy tech certification test? I would like a study-buddy just to run flash cards with,...

Anna in Columbia, Maryland

How was your PTCB exam? Please tell us how it was!

Hello! I'm taking the PTCB exam in a few days and I'm freaking out because I'm having a hard time memorizing drugs. I started with the Top 200 drugs...

scarecrow in Baltimore, Washington

Updated 42 months ago

Anyone ever worked for PharMerica? - 2 Replies

Anyone ever worked for PharMerica? Specifically in California? Any insight about working as Tech for them would be appreciated. Such as hours (are...

Mjac1985 in New Baltimore, Michigan

Background check

How far back does cvs go on background check? I have the lowest missdemeanor theft charge from 9 years and 8 months ago.

robinsaj in Chicago, Illinois

Follow-up time for Pharm Tech registration/license application in Illinois

I mailed in my application to register as a pharmacy tech (the non-exam one, not CPhT) a couple weeks ago. How long is the response time from...

Why do Some pay for PT schooling? in Warwick, Rhode Island

Isn't it a waste?

I've been doing some research about this field, and I've come across a lot of discussiona about people talking about taking classes at a local school...

Aashley in Moncks Corner, South Carolina

Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Studies??

Is this a good degree? will I be successful?

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