From top to bottom we at CPHTCertification.com cover the pharmacy technician field. While focusing on education and training preparation, we also will continue to focus on salary expectation changes and job growth. Not to leave out testing material to get you prepared for the certification examination. If online programs are on your mind, we have a guide to online training just for you!
Ok, you are considering enrolling in one of the many accredited pharmacy technician schools in your area or in an online program. What do you do next? Dive right in and just pick a school and go? No, do not do that! By just spending a minute or two of your time checking out our tips to selecting the right program will absolutely make your decision making process smoother and will allow you to ask questions that matter. The requirements to get in to an accredited pharmacy tech program are quite simple. You just must have a high school diploma […] Read More →
When looking at the pharmacy technician job description is becomes clear that there are some tasks that stand out in a real world setting. These tasks and duties make up what you would do on a daily basis as a pharmacy tech. We at cphtcertification.com have sifted through all the nonsense, cut through the red tape and we have listed the tasks below: There are 21 Critical Tasks Within the Pharmacy Tech Job Description Task # Task Description 1 Properly receive any written prescription or refill requests from patrons and then properly verify their information and make sure it is […] Read More →
When looking at the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam or (PTCE), you must start with meeting the requirements. Those would be the minimum training hours for your state and graduating from an accredited pharmacy technician training program. For Starters – Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam With there being only 2 governing national agencies. Which are (NHA) or National Healthcareer Association and the (PTCB) or Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. They both offer national tests for those aspiring to become a pharmacy technician. Arizona, Louisiana, Texas and Washington at this time only accept a PTCB certification. Also, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania […] Read More →
If you are interested in the opportunity to become a pharmacy tech, you will have to have a high school diploma or a GED equivalent. There are two ways to training to become a pharmacy technician. On the job training or through an accredited pharmacy technician school, be it online or in a traditional setting. Be aware that some states to not require a pharmacy tech certification or license for employment. Those states are Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Before we Start – Skills to Become a Pharmacy Tech Finding the Right Pharmacy Tech School for […] Read More →
Pharmacy Technician Jobs are growing fast according to bls.gov’s latest data. At 20% growth for the next decade it is one of the fastest growing non-degree healthcare careers in the entire healthcare field! Getting certified as a pharmacy tech has never been a better plan for a career! Apply to 13 Pharmacy Tech Jobs in One Place! Click on each link and it will take you to the career center or application pages for each of these pharmacy technician employers. They employs thousands of pharmacy techs and they will be providing and employing the largest portion of that 20% growth […] Read More →
Get all the latest data from bls.gov, payscale.com and career one stop all in one place. Get geographic salary changes and what increases your salary potential. Find out what skills you will need for pharmacy technician certification too! From top to bottom we give you all the numbers! Because they do not lie. Pharmacy Tech Salary Outlook As you can see the growth is stellar at 20%. With over 70,000 new jobs being created over the next decade it is a great time to make the career change to becoming a pharmacy tech. Pharmacy Technicians Data from bls.gov Average salary […] Read More →
In online pharmacy technician schools, all those hwo complete the accredited online course will be eligible for the (CPHT) Certified Pharmacy Technician certification examination. Which is offered by the (NHA) National Healthcareer Association, and the (PTCE) Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam, administered by the (PTCB) Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. Getting a pharmacy tech certification has never been easier! Selecting Pharmacy Tech Schools Online When looking at online pharmacy tech school enrollment, one needs to think about the school’s accreditation and a few other things. Below we cover them: Online Pharmacy Technician Program Objectives After completing the online classes you will be […] Read More →