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2013-02-22 23:03:23

RxEconsult publishes top job searches on its healthcare job board. RxEconsult is a unique professional online healthcare community where members increase their online visibility and grow their network by sharing their knowledge through articles and other content. Mount Olive, NJ (PRWEB) February 22, 2013 The RxEconsult professional healthcare network job board is used by employers seeking professionals and professionals looking for jobs in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, medical device,...

2012-11-30 16:22:37

For pharmacy technicians dedicated to patient care WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PTCB Executive Director & CEO Everett B. McAllister, RPh, MPA, together with the PTCB Board of Governors, announce the development of an advanced certification program for pharmacy technicians. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120301/DC62761LOGO) Since PTCB's inception in 1995, the organization has certified over 465,000 pharmacy technicians. The new program will...

2012-07-17 02:28:04

Working with educators to prepare a qualified pharmacy technician workforce WASHINGTON, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is pleased to announce the launch of the Educator Program, designed for pharmacy technician educational institutions and training programs that provide classroom instruction, position students for employment in the evolving health care system, and prepare individuals to participate in PTCB's national...

2012-07-12 23:02:11

Online program supports patient counseling initiatives and is available with CPE. Tallahassee, Florida (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 LearnSomething, the leading provider of online education for retail pharmacies, announces the release of “Patient Engagement Skills for Pharmacy Staff.” The course, available with CPE, supports the pharmacy professional´s ability to provide patients with in-store counseling and can be included in curriculum for Medication Therapy Management (MTM)...

2012-06-12 10:23:10

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®), with the support of a global coalition of stakeholders, has applied to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to own and operate the new .PHARMACY generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD). At a time when the vast majority of Web sites selling prescription drugs online are doing so illegally - many of them selling unapproved, substandard, and...

2012-06-11 23:03:04

The pharamcytechnicianinfo.net, offering most updated information about the pharmacy technician education and career, now announces the availability of the latest information on new specializations offered by many universities across the nation with different fee structures. Mooers, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 The pharamcytechnicianinfo.net, one of the reputed websites offering expert information about pharmacy technician education and career, announces the availability of the latest...

2012-06-08 02:23:44

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Under the leadership of its national trade association, community pharmacists are stepping up to the plate to take on the issue of medication non-adherence, a health care crisis currently adding to the nation's fiscal woes at a cost of nearly $300 billion each year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100106/DC33253LOGO) Medication adherence, or the proper use of medication as prescribed, is an increasingly important part of...

2012-06-06 02:23:24

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) today announced the update of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) Blueprint, which includes the reorganization of current PTCE content into nine knowledge areas. The areas are Pharmacology for Technicians; Pharmacy Law and Regulations; Sterile and Non-sterile Compounding; Medication Safety; Pharmacy Quality Assurance; Medication Order Entry and Fill Process; Pharmacy Inventory...

2012-05-19 23:05:02

The SouthWest Skill Center (SWSC) at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) is partnering with Arizona Call-A-Teen/Youth Resources (ACYR) to offer an education-to-career package that includes a General Education Degree (GED) leading into a job training program for a Pharmacy Technician. The program starts June 5, 2012. Avondale, Arizona (PRWEB) May 18, 2012 “Bundling” products these days seems to be a popular way for consumers to get “package deals” for products...

2012-05-17 06:25:40

Leveraging technology to improve medication safety and access to patient care WASHINGTON, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Telepharmacy is helping pharmacies extend services to more patients, improve medication safety, and alleviate staffing shortages experienced by many rural health care and emergency facilities across the United States. Telepharmacy allows for a pharmacy technician to be remotely supervised in real time by a pharmacist through state-of-the-art...