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Working as a pharmacy technician is a challenging job, but the work you do has its rewards.

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I have over ten years experience as a pharmacy tech, and four years ago I received my national certification.

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    Pharmacy Tech Continuing Education Resources for maintaining your national certification.

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  18. PharmTech Five Pack

    Check out the PharmTech Five Pack for your Career Success!

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  19. Prescription Insurance

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  22. How do I do this Math question? I'm completely lost here.

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  23. When Would a Tech Perform Temperature Conversions?

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  29. Fingertip Units as used by Pharmacy Techs

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  31. Mail Order Pharmacy Question

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  35. How does Canada Certify Pharmacy Technicians?

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  36. Change of Employment and Notifying the Board of Pharmacy

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