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This page covers Pharmacy Technician Certification. Also, the two organizations who certify techs, the PTCB and the ICPT. This page also includes a Certification Poll.
Pharmacy Abbreviations - More than you ever wanted to know about Pharmacy Abbreviations and where they come from!
This page discusses the Refill Too Soon Insurance Rejection.
Pharmacy Tech Continuing Education Resources for maintaining your national certification.
IV Compounding Pharmacy Technician: What they do, where they work, and what aseptic technique is.
How many mg of sodium chloride are contained in a 250ml bag of 0.9% NaCl?
The topic of this page is Dispense As Written Codes. What are they? And why are they important?
This page covers Prescription Insurance - In the Retail Pharmacy Setting, Perscription Insurance Cards, Co-payments, and Deductibles
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Pharmacy-Tech-Resources.com offers resources and information for Pharmacy Technicians.
If you are PTCB certified in the US is it recognized in Canada? Answer: Canada has their own certification/testing organization and process for pharmacy
This page discusses how to calculate Days Supply for Pharmacy Technicians. You divide the maximum amount of medication used daily by the total amount of medication.
What do I do when I terminate with one pharmacy and beging working at another pharmacy? How do I get registered with the Board with my new pharmacy? Answer:
I am trying to identify errors in aseptic techniques assignment. She piled several syringes and needles in the hood as well as several vials of various
IF I AM DISPENSING 0.8ML OF VICTOZA DAILY. WHAT IS QUANTITY FOR 90 DAYS
Pharmacy Technician Settings - Discover the many settings Techs are employed in.
I want to be a pharmacy technician. I have a medical background and training. Do I have to take the pharmacy technician course in order to take the certification
What ar the most common problems with claims being rejected in a pharmacy setting? Answer: -Filled After Coverage Terminated (Customer no longer has
My work was genius enough to give a new hire authority in the IV Room, with no prior hospital experience whatsoever. Along with this we hired 5 new technicians
A doctor wrote a script for Geodon but did not specify brand medically necessary. The patient has requested brand and has been on brand for some time.
This page discusses Drug Development in the United States and the role of the FDA.
Prepare 15 mL of a 50 mg/mL cefazolin dilution from a stock of 1 g/5 mL. How many milliliters of diluent and stock solution will be needed? I am having
Our pharmacy is requiring us to fax doctors asking them to prescribe lipitor as brand medically necessary so that we will get full reimbursement from the
What does OU stand for? and What is the Best Eye Pain Med?
Prepare 480mL of a 1:30 solution using a 1:10 solution and a 1:50 solution. How many mL of each solution is needed?
I have an order for Coumadin 7.5 mg po qd and I have a supply of Coumadin 5mg tablets. What is the dosage?? Answer: The dosage is 1 & 1/2 of the 5mg
Do you have to give consent for the pharmacy to provide your information, or a prescription, to your insurance company? If the pharmacy faxes the prescription
IV Compounding Needles - Syringes, Lumen, Needle Gauges, and More
D5W is 5% dextrose in water NS is normal saline which is 0.9% sodium chloride in water These are just two of the types of IVs you may get when you go
Calculate the total volume and hourly IV flow rate for a 3500 g infant receiving maintenance fluids.Infuse __________mL at ____mL/hr. I've converted 3500
I can't seem to figure out how much IV fluid (mL) to add to the chamber. Ordered: D5 0.33% NaCl IV at 66 mL/hr with Fortaz 720 mg IV q8h to be infused
What are two broad legal classifications of medications in community(retail) pharmacy? ANSWER from PTR: In the US, there are only two legal classifications
How many gram of Dextrose are contained in 30ml of a 10% w/v Dextrose solution?
Rx: Antipyrine 5% Glycerin ad 60 ml Sig: gtt v in right ear tid How many grams of antipyrine should be used in preparing the prescription?
What is a way to really understand math calculations for someone who struggles with it?
Prescription Forgeries: Who can write Prescriptions? Why do forgeries happen? Types of Forgery, Triplicate Prescriptions, and more.
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