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jenny moreno

Updated 1 day ago

"PTCB test is easy to pass once you have the right book" - 1286 Replies

[QUOTE who="Ronng in Fort Lauderdale, Florida"]Hi Urus, can you please send me the notes and study materials too? I've studied on my own and failed...


Updated 1 day ago

CVS Dress code? Pay and other - 23 Replies

[QUOTE who="Tina in the city in New York, New York"]You have read my mind, was wondering the same. No one is mentioning if they went to school for...


Updated 1 day ago

Help with becoming a nationally certified pharmacy technician? - 2 Replies

It seems to very from state to state on if you need to go through a program. I didn't have to in mine. I used an online pharmacy tech course that...


Updated 2 days ago

Help!-pharmacy technician exam - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="Angie in Brooklyn, New York"]looking for some advice based on your personal experience. If you are recently certified. What do you find...


Meijer Pharmacy Tech Training

Does anyone know how long this training lasts? I have been offered a job that is OTJ training, but it is unclear how long this training class lasts....


I'm wondering if I can take the PTCB exam even my license as a Pharmacy Tech. is not yet expired?

Please Help me. Thanks

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? - 31 Replies

[QUOTE who="lauren.soo in Allen, Texas"] it's been about 5 months and I can tell that the pharmacists and techs are annoyed by my mistakes and...


Getting my license again.

I received my license back in 2013 and had a job lined up, however, I had to turn it down. I was unable to do anything with it and it expired. I...

196328 in Jacksonville, Florida

Updated 15 days ago


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...

QuickTestPrep in Dallas, Texas

Updated 16 days ago

How to start as a Pharm Tech in WA state? - 2 Replies

Hi! How can you start to work as a Pharmacy Technician in the state of Washington? PharmTech Certification Board (PTCB) officially allows to sit...

Barb24 in Wheaton, Illinois

Updated 22 days ago

CPhT- Frustrated and Disappointed!!! - 40 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...

JiGi in Seattle, Washington

Updated 25 days ago

WA state approved pharm tech??? - 4 Replies

Hey I just quit my job at WALMART (never ever ever work there, I tried getting my foot in the door at the pharmacy and I was in as a cashier for...

JiGi in Seattle, Washington

Updated 25 days ago

Pharmacy Tech online school - 532 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...

Hira begum in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 28 days ago


I'm a certified pharmacy tech, have more than 4 years experience and I think all of these schools are SCAMS!! Why would you pay thousands of dollars...

heatherx3 in New Jersey

Updated 29 days ago

Incomplete application!! - 1 Reply

Hi, I just moved to Orlando Florida from Texas . Back in 2009 I completed the pharmacy technician program in ATI still paying student loans. Since...

heatherx3 in New Jersey

Can Pharmacy Technicians work two Pharmacy jobs?

Ok, so I know if your working in a retail pharmacy, you can not work in another retail pharmacy. However, are you allowed to work at a retail...

suckitupbuttercup in Coldwater, Michigan

Updated 1 month ago

"Rethink the Pharmacy Technican Career Path" - 53 Replies

This post is to take a serious look at the field of a pharmacy technician. High Stress/Low Pay = not worth it This field is not worth it: 1....

RXgirl in Denver, Colorado

Updated 1 month ago

"Why becoming a certified pharmacy technician is not worth your time" - 167 Replies

The biggest grip I have with the pharmacy technician field is that its so misleading to people. Most people are sold a bill of goods about this field...

alonda in Stockton, California

Updated 1 month ago

Kaiser Outpatient Pharm. Tech. Program - 26 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...

Geena in Fullerton, California

Updated 1 month 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...

isa in Hawthorne, California

Updated 1 month ago

How Do You Renew an Expired Pharm Tech License?? - 25 Replies

I am an Illinois resident, and I did not renew my pharmacy technician license this year because I could not find a job as a pharm tech, and my...

rissy in Cleburne, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

pharmacy technician salary - 1270 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...

rugbybabe in District of Columbia

Updated 1 month ago

How to get a Pharmacy technician job with no previous retail or hospital experience? - 331 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...

unappreciated_technician in Waukesha, Wisconsin

Updated 1 month ago

Best places to work for? - 221 Replies

I am taking the certification test on December 13th. I was just wondering where the best places to work at are? I work at walgreens as of now(not in...

Kevin in Santa Cruz, California

Updated 1 month ago

"Why you don't want to start off your pharmacy technican experience at CVS/Pharmacy" - 83 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...

Belle in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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 - 318 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...

sad in Milton, Delaware

Updated 2 months ago

Retail vs hospital - 1 Reply

I currently work for Walgreens as a CPhT. Considering applying to a local hospital. Could use any feedback from those who have worked both. I'm...

spuffler in Leominster, Massachusetts

Updated 2 months ago

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

Thinking about attending a 2 year legit jr college? Your probably thinking that this 2 year degree means something, as a pharmacy tech it really does...

HappyPT in Stockton, California

Updated 2 months ago

Raley's Pharmacy Tech Test- What should I expect? - 2 Replies

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...

Keithra Jones in Dallas, Texas

Updated 2 months ago

How does tech get IV certified? - 178 Replies

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

Katt in Villa Park, Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

Who all is using Penn Foster as their school of choice? - 242 Replies

I am, I currently have about 14 more tests to complete, so far I like it, I've been halted a bit due to other reasons, but it seems very informative...

Catheineava in Glendale, California

Updated 3 months ago

Is pharmacy technicians a worthy job in Nj? - 1 Reply

I was looking into becoming a pharmacy tech through retail pharmacy training program, and all the research on salary is ridiculous low. I don't think...

Catheineava in Glendale, California

How to become IV certified Technician in Los Angeles ?

I am a 7 year experienced Certified Pharmacy Technician looking to gain IV mixture and compounding certification in Los Angeles . Does anyone know...

ShineNLightRN in Plano, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

Walmart VS. CVS/Pharmacy - 47 Replies

I have 2 job offers. One from CVS and one from Walmart. I am -Certified Pharmacy Technician -no experience -part-time -in college taking...

_perez in Madera, California

Updated 4 months ago

waiting period for pharm tech license in california? - 133 Replies

does anyone know the waiting period for pharm tech in california? it's been 2 months and i haven't receive my license or see me registered on the...

Soukig in Saint Paul, Minnesota

CVS Pharmacy Technician Questions

Hello all! I've been working at CVS Pharmacy for a couple of months now, and still have ways to go on perfecting my job. So the other day, a patient...

Cristina moon in Fayetteville, Tennessee

Pharmacy tech licensing

I have been reading posts regarding certified pharmacy technicians and have one observation : licensing and certification are not the same...

acee44 in Saratoga, California

Very wierd of Walgreens unprofessional.Pharmacy Technician

I noticed its very wierd if Walgreens to be so unprofessional. Seems like they just want to throw you under the bus infront customers lol and enjoy...

Paige in Trenton, Michigan

Interview as a Pharmacy Technician in a few days...

I've been looking into the field for awhile, because I thrive in fast-paced environments and want to try to make a career out of that, but I must...

Harn in Georgia


I just received the book Mosby's Review for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam. I opened the book and felt very overwhelmed by it. Oh each...

terri4 in texas, Texas

Updated 5 months ago

Can somebody please help me with this pharmacy calculation - 1 Reply

ive been trying to do this question but I keep getting to the wrong answer, can someone help? The question is exactly as follows ' For a...

Daisy Beets in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Pharmacy calculation auestion

I've been trying to do this question but I keep getting to the wrong answer, can someone help? For a script, calculate the quantity of each...

tlb5859 in Dallas, Texas

Updated 6 months ago

PTCB EXAM RESULTS...along with a question - 1138 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...

Joe Medina, CPhT, BS Pharmacy in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 6 months ago

PTCB/Pharmacy tech test - 1 Reply

I'm preparing for the PTCB test for the first time. Any info that you can provide me to help prepare for this test would greatly be appreciated. You...

Khang in Falls Church, Virginia


Hi guys, My name is Jeff and I am from Virginia. I passed PCTB exam in 2004 in another state and it's expired more than 10 years. Now, I have to...

Shanna Garza 69 in Hollister, California

Updated 7 months ago

How do I become Pharmacy Tech in a hospital? - 3 Replies

Hi I have no experience as a Pharmacy Tech and was wondering the process of becoming one. I have wanted to become one for so long and to work in a...

Pharmnat in Texas

Technicians earn very little money

Techs make very little money, but work very hard. Earn extra money giving patients a discount on there medications. visit today

S.Curtis in Denver, Colorado

Updated 7 months ago

The *ONE* thing they can't teach you in Pharmacy Tech school... - 10 Replies

Third-Party Billing is the most difficult task retail pharmacy technicians will face once they are in the field. Due to patient privacy issues, the...

QuickTestPrep in Dallas, Texas

Updated 7 months ago

Can someone tell me if is worth the money? - 6 Replies

I've been thinking of paying the $75.00 online course to compliment Mosby's Pharmacy Technician book and Essential Math and Calculations for...

Tech Lectures in Littleton, Colorado

Updated 7 months ago

Taking the pharm tech test - 832 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...

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