Pharmacy Education News

Ebola Education Resources

Regarding the current Ebola emergency, ACPE is providing the following resources and references from the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Informational PowerPoint: Ebola Facts (ppt) F... Read More

Call for Posters 2015

Are you working on a project that others could learn from? Please consider sharing the outcomes with your colleagues at the poster session during the ICHP/MSHP Spring Meeting on March 20-21, 2015. This is a great opportunity to share innovative ideas w... Read More

PTCB To Change Continuing Education Requirements in 2015

Beginning in 2015, PTCB will implement two changes in recertification requirements. First, PTCB will require CPhTs to submit 20 hours of pharmacy technician-specific (‘T-specific’) continuing education (CE) to qualify for recertification. I... Read More

New PTCB Patient Safety CPE Credit Requirement

This week PTCB announced a new requirement - all CPhTs eligible to recertify beginning with the July recertification cycle are required to complete one hour of continuing pharmacy education (CPE) in patient safety, in addition to the already required h... Read More

NEW PHARMACY TECHNICIAN ACCREDITATION COMMISSION LAUNCHED

Below is the official press release distributed Tuesday, August 20, 2013 announcing ASHP and ACPE's collaborative effort for new pharmacy technician education. NEW PHARMACY TECHNICIAN ACCREDITATION COMMISSION LAUNCHED ASHP-ACPE Collaboration Will... Read More

PTCB Extends March 2013 Recertification Deadline until April 30

Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhTs) due to recertify by March 31, 2013 will remain in “active” status during April, and automatically receive an additional 30 days, until April 30, to submit their recertification appl... Read More

PTCB Announces Certification Program Changes

WASHINGTON, DC — The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) announces future changes to the PTCB Certification Program. The new changes will advance pharmacy technician qualifications by elevating PTCB’s standards for national certi... Read More

Call for Annual Meeting Presentation Proposals

Members of the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists are invited to submit a proposal for the ICHP 2013 Annual Meeting, taking place September 19-21, 2013 at the Drury Lane Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Below is a list of potential... Read More

PhORCAS: A Bright Future for Reference Writers?

Writing letters of recommendation can be a daunting task for new and experienced reference writers alike, and the addition of the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) to this year’s residency application process wil... Read More

New Practitioners Network-Use It or Lose It

Ever heard the expression, "Use It or Lose It"? For me, calculus exemplifies this statement. Whether you are a student, new graduate or veteran pharmacist, it can be quite challenging to stay up to date with the constantly evolving field of pharmacy.... Read More

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