The Advanced Pharmacy Technician

Type of Activity: Knowledge UAN – JA4008162-9999-21-2136-H04-T

Accredited for: 1 hour

Release Date: March 15, 2021

Expiration Date: March 15, 2023

Estimated time to complete Activity:  1 hour

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, pharmacy technicians should be able to:

  1. Summarize national regulatory landscape for pharmacy technicians
  2. Analyze data and survey results examining job market and career opportunities
  3. Describe recent updates to the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination (PTCE) and Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) eligibility requirements as it pertains to the current workforce climate

About the Presenter

Zachary Green, CPhT Associate Director, Partnership Development PTCB

Instructions to complete this continuing pharmacy technician education (CPE) topic.

  1. After viewing the CPE activity, click TAKE TEST. This links to your cart to pay for the test
  2. You receive an email with the unique testing link after paying for the test
  3. Copy and paste the testing link into your browser search engine
  4. The testing link takes you directly to testing at CME University Login if you have an existing account with CME University from past testing or register as a new user
    • If you receive a message when creating a new account that “the email you entered is already in use”, please click the Forgot my Username or Passwordlink to have your Username and Password sent to you via email
  5. Choose the type of credit you desire
  6. Complete the test with a score of 75%. You are allowed 3 opportunities to reach this minimum score
  7. Complete the evaluation
  8. Transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor service. Please allow 4 weeks for the continuing education credit to appear on your NABP CPE Monitor account
  9. PRESENTATION NOTES are available to enhance learning