Technician's Corner



In honor of PTCB’s 20-year history, PTCB recently released a short film that highlights the role of the pharmacy technician and the importance of PTCB certification. The film features leaders within the pharmacy community and certified technicians who speak about their own experiences.  View the video.

Do you wonder about a career as a pharmacy technician?  Below are links to resources if you would like to learn more.
--PharmTechPros.com
--pharmtechinfocenter.com
--Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
--Allied Health Department, Seattle, Washington

Read more about the steps to obtain and maintain pharmacy technician certification in Montana.



800-363-8012
Would you like to know more about:
--How to prepare for certification                --The schedule to do so
--Cost and location to take exam                --And more?
The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board is your source.  Browse the site.

Where are the accredited programs in the United States?  See the complete list by state.  Montana has one accredited program at Missoula College -- University of Montana, Missoula.

Upcoming Continuing Education -- The MPA presents a Winter CE and Ski meeting at Big Sky Resort January 8 - 10, 2016.  This has been submitted for technician hours through ACPE.  Watch this site for a notice on approved hours.

Technician Membership in the MPA -- Technicians can join the MPA for only $30 for an annual membership (November 1 - October 31).  Benefits include greatly reduced fees for continuing education and having an association that advocates for the best interests of the profession in areas such as certification and licensing.  MPA supports technicians as an integral part of pharmacy.  It is a team connection between pharmacists and technicians that works to further the profession of pharmacy.  

 

Technician Representative - MPA Board of Directors

Leigh Scherer, BS, CPhT
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