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Updated 16 hours ago

Question regarding to PTCB exam - 101 Replies

[QUOTE who="jay2006"]Please any tips helpful to a person who hates math is greatly well as formulas[/QUOTE] Just...


Updated 3 days ago

250 mg equals 5 mL how Many milliliters for 100 mg - 2 Replies

Abolutely wrong Mikey. What a horrible calculation. STEP 1: What is the unit of measurement the nurse should calculate? mL STEP 2: What is...


Updated 12 days ago

"Why becoming a certified pharmacy technician is not worth your time" - 232 Replies

[QUOTE who="TeriWhite in Kent, Washington"]I was a technician compounding in a pharmacy for nine years. I was making $23 an hour compounding harsh...


Updated 13 days ago

"PTCB test is easy to pass once you have the right book" - 1667 Replies

[QUOTE who="Boogie's Mom in Bronx, New York"]Well they did say that they got it from India. The same rules do not apply. I mean if you can be a...


Updated 1 month ago

How Do You Renew an Expired Pharm Tech License?? - 32 Replies

My pharmacy tech license had expired since Feb, 2018. I want to renew my license, but the school is now closed. I will need to get a new affidvit and...


Need help with Dosage Calculation

My brain is not working today. Here is the problem..... 14g of Powder mixed with 23ml of water for FULL DOSE How much powder for a 1ml dose??

Boogie's Mom

Updated 1 month ago

Not Sure How to Prepare for the PTCE, or What Books to Use? Read This! ^_^ - 16 Replies

[QUOTE who="Agrant13"]Hi! I plan on talking the test before the year is over and I’d like some useful tips and study guides. Thanks![/QUOTE] role*


Updated 1 month ago

PTCB EXAM RESULTS...along with a question - 1149 Replies

Hi Does any body has any suggestion about the useful textbook? I am really confused:(((


Updated 1 month ago

Isn't there ANYONE who likes being a Pharmacy Technician? - 19 Replies

I love being a Pharmacy Technician. The pay is decent, though there higher paying jobs, the hours are always long, and you will always work...

Black denim vanity

Updated 1 month ago

Nuclear Pharmacy Technician - 87 Replies

[QUOTE who="salonkitty in Waukegan, Illinois"]I am a nuclear pharmacy technician, I had no idea this was an option until one small chapter was...


Updated 1 month ago

GIVE ME A FREAKING BREAK!!!!!!!! - 29 Replies

Retail does ask for experience. Companies want either 1-2 years of pharmacy technician experience. Most employers almost don't want give training on...


Updated 1 month ago


Can you guys do me a favor and suggest me a self study guide? I really appreciate it


Updated 1 month ago

Best places to work for? - 229 Replies

Pharmacy techs are not normally seen as a valued member of any retail pharmacy. The only way to work yourself up to higher pharmacy jobs is through...


Updated 1 month ago

A pill-counting app! - 1 Reply

Video demo of the pill counting app:


Updated 1 month 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...


Updated 1 month 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 2 months 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 2 months ago


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

Cpht lifer

Updated 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months ago

becoming a pharmacist technician PLEASE HELP! - 202 Replies

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


Updated 2 months 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 2 months 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 3 months 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...

Gar Lin

Updated 3 months ago

Separate yourself from the rest trust me it works - 6 Replies

I own a pharmacy down in Garden Grove. We are barely starting to expand in specialty pharmacy. Our revenue counts on us being on top of the pharmacy...


Updated 3 months ago

for people who took the ExCPT - 6 Replies

Does Cvs pharmacy in Maryland recognize the Excpt?


Updated 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago

I've been scammed :( - 9 Replies

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

Updated 3 months ago

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

Now you can study at:


Updated 4 months ago

Requirements for PTCB for Foreign Pharmacists. - 3 Replies

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


Updated 4 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 4 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...


Updated 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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...

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