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Pharmacy Technician students
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personal cloud site, which I put together while studying to become a certified pharmacy tech. After I passed the PTCB Exam, I decided to re-format and expand it, and share it here to help YOU study for the PTCB
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Table of Contents
Pharmacy law and regulation
Basic pharmacy laws, regulations and legal information for Pharmacy Technicians to study for the PTCE Exam. Including: DEA numbers, schedule definitions, FDA
guidelines, NDC numbers, and Federal Acts.
Dosage Forms / Routes of Administration
Drug dosage forms and descriptions. Basics about various medication routes of administration. Includes enteral, parenteral, transdermal,
inhalation and more.
Basic information about: Pharmacokinetics - How the body handles drugs. Includes info on calculating Half-Life, zero order kinetics and first order
Drug Class Definitions
Drug Class Definitions and descriptions from the Top 200 drugs. Knowing which class a drug is will help you memorize drug
Pharmacy Tech Test Strategies
Pharmacy tech exam strategies. Common mistakes people make on the pharm tech test. Some strategies and what to look for while
taking the PTCB and ExCPT exams. Example of how to decode word problems.
Scheduling the PTCB exam
Scheduling the PTCB exam is easy. This page goes over some basic points and links on how to schedule the pharm tech test with Pearson-Vue. Info
in scheduling the ExCPT exam coming soon.
Ask a Question
A pharmacy tech forum page for friendly, success-focused discussions for pharmacy technician students to ask questions and exchange usefull information.
No registration needed.
Ask a MATH question
Forum to ask Pharmacy Math Related questions. A page for friendly, success-focused discussion for Pharmacy Techs and Pharmacy Tech students to
ask or answer math questions.
pharmacy math help forum
Pharmacy math question forum. Questions from pharm tech students answered by other pharmacy technicians and students. Examples are : Alligations,
dilutions, algebra, ratios, IV admixture and more.
Pharmacy Tech News Forum
News about the Pharmacy industry, including current trends in national certification. News headlines about pharmacy related stories and an open
forum for pharm tech students to share local news.
Site Map of pharmacy-tech-study.com
A full Site Map of pharmacy-tech-study.com, which can be used as an index to find all of the free study guides. Includes links to ALL of the FREE
PTCB / ExCPT practice tests and the YouTube channel.
PTCB Study Books and tools.
PTCB Study Books and preparation tools recommended to study for the PTCE or ExCPT. Also includes links to purchase flash cards, books, voice
recorders and more tools to use in your studies.
Pharmacy Tech Study Blog
The pharmacy tech study Blog keeps you up-to-date with all additions and changes to the pharmacy-tech-study.com site.
links to pharmacy tech oriented websites
Links to sites oriented toward Pharmacy Technicians. Includes the official PTCB and other sites involved in Pharmacy Technician
Certification and continuing education.
Pharmacy Tech Continuing Education
Pharmacy Tech Continuing Education, The general requirements for Pharmacy Technician Continuing Education, including some FREE
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community forum. Find a pharmacy tech study partner in your area.
Online math tutor review
Best online math tutor available for the lowest price. Math is ususlly the hardest part of a pharmacy technician program. Having a math tutor can
ease the pain of working through algebra and more.
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