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Updated 12 hours ago

"Why becoming a certified pharmacy technician is not worth your time" - 225 Replies

Ok, a lot of people are forgetting the most important aspect... and its called automation when i was a intern at a Walgreens they brought up a...


Updated 13 hours ago

A pill-counting app! - 1 Reply

Video demo of the pill counting app:


Updated 23 hours ago

CPhT- Frustrated and Disappointed!!! - 47 Replies

I just took my exam and passed. I did all the board things and justice department things I needed to do. The company that hired me gave me the...

Sally Contreras

Updated 1 day ago

"PTCB test is easy to pass once you have the right book" - 1651 Replies

Please send me material to study. I failed test in July. I was not aware it had hospital setting info & Pharmacy law. Im taking test oct. 24. Pls...


Updated 4 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 - 328 Replies

Yes, the date should already be in there from the first fill. Sometimes you'll need to dig a little deeper. For example, look at the pt's profile...


Updated 13 days ago

Can I just learn the top 200 drugs for PTCB exam? - 87 Replies

[QUOTE who="rick1402 in Mcallen, Texas"]I took the test this past weekend and passed. I would recommend THE Pharmacy Technician book that can be...


Updated 14 days ago


can you tell me the name of the school you attend for free, thanks

Cpht lifer

Updated 15 days ago

I hate my new pharmacy tech job! How can I cope with it since I cant afford to quit? - 37 Replies

[QUOTE who="Sandhya60 in Redding, California"]Is anyone still monitoring and getting updates from this thread. I really am interested in knowing who...

Jen BN

Funniest/quirkiest/oddest customers and co-workers?

I'm a writer living outside of Boston and the main characters in the novel that I'm working on are all pharmacy technicians. Soooo... I'd like to ask...

Grind don't stop

Updated 19 days ago

pharmacy technician salary - 1271 Replies

[QUOTE who="Newbie in Verona, Wisconsin"]I just saw the graph for pharmacy technician salaries posted on this site. Pharm tech's making 30k+/yr??? Is...

Grind don't stop

Updated 19 days ago

Dumb - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="Grind don't stop in Houston, Texas"]I mean the company ntpa.[/QUOTE] I wrote this in 9|02|2018 and I'm only 19 years old

Future Certified Pharmacy Tech

Updated 22 days ago

becoming a pharmacist technician PLEASE HELP! - 202 Replies

Will you need to know Human Anatomy &Physiology once you start working?


Updated 25 days ago

PTCB EXAM RESULTS...along with a question - 1148 Replies

[QUOTE who="girlygirl in Downers Grove, Illinois"]i passed too! don't worry too much about brand/generic conversions..the exam focuses more on...


Updated 27 days ago

Pharmacy Technician books!! All the textbooks you need to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician!!! - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="almanzogutierrez in Miami, Florida"]My wife enrolled in the Pharmacy Technician program at a local college , but because of family issues...


Updated 1 month ago

Not Sure How to Prepare for the PTCE, or What Books to Use? Read This! ^_^ - 13 Replies

Hi! I plan on talking the test before the year is over and I’d like some useful tips and study guides. Thanks!


Updated 1 month ago

"Why you don't want to start off your pharmacy technican experience at CVS/Pharmacy" - 94 Replies

[QUOTE who="brown_dude34 in Hyde Park, Massachusetts"]Although I am done with CVS for good in the process I was able to earn my pharmacy technician...

Dang cohen

Updated 1 month ago

Did you take your PTCE Exam? Please come here and help others.... - 943 Replies

You have pharnaceutical D10w but you are run out ofd5w . You need 1000ml od D5w .how much dw10 do you have to dilute with srerilie water for...

Amy sm

Updated 1 month ago

Separate yourself from the rest trust me it works - 5 Replies

Specialty Pharmacy is definitely on the rise. If you can get into this fast, I would


Updated 1 month ago

for people who took the ExCPT - 6 Replies

Does Cvs pharmacy in Maryland recognize the Excpt?


Updated 1 month ago

Rite Aid Pharmacy Tech and what is the deal with breaks? - 10 Replies

[QUOTE who="tigerkr1 in Upper Sandusky, Ohio"]I just spent 2 years in college , graduated with my Pharmacy Tech training. Then went in June of and...


Updated 1 month ago

"Volunteer for 2 years to get experience as a pharmacy technician at a local hospital" - 10 Replies

[QUOTE who="brown_dude34 in Boston, Massachusetts"]Nobody wants to work for "Free". However, because most of the employers who advertise for open...


Updated 1 month ago

I've been scammed :( - 9 Replies

Thanks[/QUOTE] Can you please send me the materials to my email:

Updated 2 months ago

Help with becoming a nationally certified pharmacy technician? - 8 Replies

Now you can study at:


Updated 2 months ago

Requirements for PTCB for Foreign Pharmacists. - 3 Replies

Hi there! We’re you able to get certified yet?


Updated 2 months ago


A cat requires 50 mg of a liquid medication that has a strength of 150 mg per mL. What fraction of a mL should be given?


Updated 2 months ago

"Rethink the Pharmacy Technican Career Path" - 52 Replies

The best you will get as a pharmacy tech is at an established hospital. The work of a pharmacy tech is not difficult at all, anyone who knows basic...

Confused in Leicester, Massachusetts

Pharmacy Technician In Training Application

I filled out the Massachusetts Phar act Technician in Training Application, but I don't know what to do from here? Did I miss something on it telling...

mikey in Hayward, California

Updated 2 months ago

250 mg equals 5 mL how Many milliliters for 100 mg - 1 Reply

If 250 mg equals 5 mL How many milliliters for 100 mg


Updated 2 months ago

Best places to work for? - 228 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...


Updated 2 months ago

need vaccinations in hospital and retail? - 3 Replies

Sorry, I'm new here and this post showed up on some unrelated thread. I found how to start a new one. Do all pharmacy tech's working in a HOSPITAL...

farah in Tracy, California

Updated 3 months ago

what kind of questions appear in PTCB? - 22 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...

Rxgirl in Victorville, California

Updated 3 months ago

have anyone taken the pharmacy technician class from the ROP?? - 83 Replies

if anyone has taken the pharmacy technician class from the ROP or Grossmont Adult School pls let me know if the program is any good. thx.

Julian Paul in East Wenatchee, Washington

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...

TheBlur247 in Placentia, California

I need help on a math problem!

I need help on a math question for homework. I need to calculate how many milliliters of the drug is needed to prepare the order. Gentamicin 300...

Lulu in Deer Park, New York

Updated 3 months ago

the worse place to work as a Pharmacy Technician - 491 Replies

CVS hands down!!!! -the pay sucks -understaffed -no breaks -no lunches

AtExit8 in City, New Jersey

Updated 3 months ago

How do I figure how to get grams from miligrams - 1 Reply

How do u get grams from milligrams

and5six7eight in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

How to get a Pharmacy technician job with no previous retail or hospital experience? - 346 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...

Bobbie in Hayden, Idaho

Updated 3 months ago

I self-studied and passed!- want to sell my books... - 42 Replies

Hey all, I took the PTCE last month and passed. To my surprise actually. While taking the test... I was pretty sure I was going to fail but I passed!...

Annonomuys in Macon, Georgia

Updated 4 months ago

I was hired, received a scheduled date to start work and still did not get the job. - 1 Reply

Hi, I applied for this job early May. Got an interview, and the interview went great. A few weeks later in the beginning of June, and employer calls...

Job4me57chevy in Saint Louis, Missouri

Updated 4 months ago

Was hired for the job, even had a scheduled date to start working and still didn’t get the job?! - 1 Reply

Hi, I applied for this job early May. Got an interview, and the interview went great. A few weeks later in the beginning of June, and employer calls...


Updated 4 months ago

Thinking of a 2 year Pharmacy Tech program? Waste of time, money, and heres why.... - 169 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...

TheTechKid in New York, New York

If anyone wants a good pharmacy tech course message me!

Hey! I recently spend $1200 and took a CUNY Pharmacy Tech course, I found out the class is pretty much online so I have all the material...

Beesharp in San Francisco, California

Updated 4 months ago

Is anyone happy with their job as a pharmacy tech? - 9 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...

Matthew in Aliso Viejo, California

Updated 5 months ago

American College of Healthcare- on pierce St in Riverside CA - 14 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...

pharmbbie in Westminster, California

Pharmacy technician license application in California

Hi everyone, I'm current applying for the pharm tech license in California and I have graduated from a CA high school in 2015. However, for the...

Betty504 in Missouri City, Texas

Anyone Taken ExCpt Test Yet?? Pharmacy tech

Hello I am trying to find the right book to study for the Excpt test! I would like to know what book did u guys use? I’m currently using the Mosby...

William Ghunney in Worcester, Massachusetts

Updated 6 months ago

Requirements to take pharm tech exam/certification - 2 Replies

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...

sa2918 in Irvine, California

Sebron University - a cheap, affordable Pharmacy Tech Course that my sister took in 2016

The school is called Sebron University: Course Link: She said it was an easy application...

marla in Jacksonville, Arkansas

Updated 7 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....

ripal in Bartlett, Illinois

Updated 7 months ago

How Do You Renew an Expired Pharm Tech License?? - 31 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...

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