PTCB Certification is accepted in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhTs) work across the US in a wide range of pharmacy practice settings.
Regulations and requirements for certification, registration, and licensure vary by state and change on an undefined schedule. Technicians should be sure to contact the State Board of Pharmacy where they are seeking employment, and before they relocate to a different state, to learn about a state’s complete and current pharmacy regulations.
The PTCB Certification is examination is required to be a certified as a pharmacy technician. The PTCE is a computer-based exam with 90 multiple-choice questions (80 scored questions and 10 unscored questions). Unscored questions are randomly placed throughout the exam and are not identified (from ptcb.org).
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LearningExpress Library is an online program that you have access to using your BPL E-card. It includes test preparation materials and practice exams for K-12 subjects, high school equivalency, college and graduate admissions, military, U.S. citizenship, and professional licensing and certification exams. This includes Certified Pharmacy Technician Exam (CPhT), practices tests, and study guides.
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