NPTA launches education, training programs for all PTCB offerings

The National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) has developed new advanced training programs in five specialty areas for pharmacy technicians certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).

The National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) has developed new advanced training programs in five specialty areas for pharmacy technicians certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). The new programs cover Technician Product Verification, Medication History, Hazardous Drug Management, Billing and Reimbursement, and Controlled Substances Diversion Prevention. "As the roles of certified pharmacy technicians continue to evolve and expand, NPTA is committed to ensuring that they have access to the necessary training and assessment tools to demonstrate their knowledge and skills," said NPTA CEO Mike Johnson. "As part of the release of our PTCB-recognized education/training programs, we will offer bundling with registration for PTCB's corresponding certificate programs, providing a streamlined process for technicians to demonstrate their advanced competencies."