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Seriousaboutthis in Markham, Illinois

Updated 13 months ago

volunteer intern permit - 41 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...

futurecoder in Granville, New York

Updated 14 months ago

Pharmacy Tech hourly wage?? READ PLEASE - 4 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...


Updated 14 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 14 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 14 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 14 months ago

Is Pharmacy Tech. a good career change ? - 5 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 14 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 14 months ago

Pharmacy Technology at Las Positas College - 7 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 14 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 14 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 15 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 16 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 16 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 17 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 17 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 17 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...

shrimathi ravikumar in Sulphur, Louisiana

Updated 17 months ago

WA state approved pharm tech??? - 3 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...

meenu in nawanshasher in Amritsar, India

Updated 18 months ago



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 18 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 19 months ago

Going to take pharmacy technician exam - 39 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 19 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...

glamaralahl in Astoria, New York

Updated 19 months ago

"Volunteer for 2 years to get experience as a pharmacy technician at a local hospital" - 8 Replies

Nobody wants to work for "Free". However, because most of the employers who advertise for open pharmacy technician positions have this as a...

Marie Lopez in Moreno Valley, California

Updated 19 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 20 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 20 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.

Kureitondes in Nashville, Tennessee

Updated 20 months ago

How do I become Pharmacy Tech in a hospital? - 2 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...

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...

robinsaj in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 20 months ago

pharm tech license - 61 Replies

Is it mandatory to get a pharmacy technician LICENSE before even applying for a pharmacy technician job? And if so, how do you get one? And then what...

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?

Laura in Moncks Corner, South Carolina


does piggly wiggly, cvs, target, walmart, and walgreens train their pharmacy techs? and how long is the hiring process?

CPhT in Frederick, Maryland

Updated 21 months ago


I have looked at my local hospitals to see if they are hiring in the pharmacys and they are not. What would you suggest is a good place to work. I...

Steven in Little Elm, Texas

Updated 21 months ago

Pharmacy tech school options? - 1 Reply

Hoping to get some good feedback...I'm thinking of going to Pharm Tech school, the goal is to be a Pharm Tech at a drug store or hospital...I am...

unhappy inschool in Columbus, Ohio

Updated 21 months ago

Hospital VS Mail-Order Pharmacy... - 9 Replies

what pays better? or are they about the same? i started working in an in-patient hospital pharmacy recently and i love it..but hate the hours. i'd...

Joe Medina in Denver, Colorado

Updated 22 months ago

Please help me find a right books to study for pharm tech exams - 1 Reply

I am a college student, has no experience in medical field but wish to be certified as a pharm tech. I started to study calculus I, chemistry I, and...

malick mboumoh in Miami, Florida

Updated 22 months ago

HOSPITAL JOBS FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS . why it's so difficult to get ?????? - 2 Replies

My friends I was questioning myself how the hiring process in the hospital works? Why it's hard for technicians to find a job in the hospitals ? I...

prchav210 in Garden Grove, California

pharmacy technician

I am considered a "senior citizen" and I decided to go back to school for Pharmacy Technician..After the program was over, I moved on down south...

emberose in Morganton, North Carolina

Updated 23 months ago

Isn't there ANYONE who likes being a Pharmacy Technician? - 17 Replies

To answer my own quesetion, I do. I got into the field through Wal-Mart in November 2007. Guess what? I had NO EXPERIENCE. None. Nada. Zip....

Michael in Little Elm, Texas

Updated 23 months ago

Pharm Tech Classes. - 1 Reply

Do need to enroll in any fancy or expensive classes to become a pharm tech? How expensive are these classes? Are there any online options for me?

Barbara in Virginia in Winchester, Virginia

Updated 23 months ago

Male Pharmacy Technicians - 57 Replies

I have to vent my feelings to someone so Im choosing this method. Im about to graduate from a Pharmacy Tech class and take my certification test. ...

Rara in Napoli, Italy

Meditec online school Pharmacy Technician realtime review

I'm writing this because I had previously searched high and low for a comprehensive review of the online program they offer for Pharmacy tech...

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