Latest Pharmacy technician Stories

2010-07-15 11:33:00

RHINELANDER, Wis., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Drs.

2010-06-29 11:54:00

Senator Hagan's legislation would help pharmacists help patients, prevent more costly forms of care ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on the passage of pharmacy-specific provisions in the new healthcare reform law, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) and National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) announced their strong endorsement of the Medication Therapy Management Expanded Benefits Act of 2010, authored and introduced by U.S.

2010-06-24 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a recent Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) sponsored survey find that lead pharmacists perceive pharmacy technician certification as an essential component in reducing medication errors, ensuring patient safety, and increasing positive health outcomes.

2010-06-10 09:54:00

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(®) (NABP(®)) congratulates Yahoo! for its recent decision to improve its standards for Internet pharmacies seeking to advertise online.

2010-06-04 08:52:00

WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- PTCB today announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) requires Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification for VA pharmacy technicians employed at grade GS-6 and above.

2010-06-03 10:21:00

WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) now requires Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification for VA pharmacy technicians employed at grade GS-6 and above.

2010-05-26 12:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), the nation's leading pharmacy health care provider, has surpassed its 10-year "Pathways to Pharmacy" goal of introducing one million youths to pharmacy as a potential career and met its target of $4 million in summer internship wages for high school students since 2000, the company reported today to Congress's Joint Economic Committee chaired by Rep.

2010-05-26 07:56:00

CINCINNATI, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HealthWarehouse.com, Inc.

2010-05-20 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP) has awarded the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) with the Pharmacy Technician Certification Provider contract in Texas.

2010-05-12 08:00:00

HOUSTON, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) is doing its part to improve the safety of pharmacy technicians with the launch of a new ACPE-accredited certification course on the safe handling of hazardous medications, also referred to as Chemo Certification. The new course will teach pharmacy technicians the latest standards and recommendations on how to prepare, manipulate, store and dispose of hazardous drugs.

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