Our platinum course contains all of the relevant material you will need to pass the PTCB Exam on your first attempt. Our PTCB Accredited Course is broken up into 9 chapters, with hundreds of PTCB Practice Questions. You’ll memorize the Top Medications in a snap with our proven techniques. Calculations will be a breeze once you see how most of them can be reduced to just one equation! Should you have any questions while taking our course, our instructors are at your beckon call!
While our exceptional pass rate speaks for itself, just look at how well we perform compared to everyone else:
This course includes EVERYTHING RxTechExam has to offer! Video webinars, including the associated quizzes, worksheets, and reference for the following chapters:
By passing this course with a score of 90% or above, you will receive Certificate of Completion from RxTechExam which NOW REQUIRED BY THE PTCB TO SIT FOR THEIR EXAM..
We guarantee that you will be successful on the PTCB Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam after studying with the Platinum Course offered by RxTechExam.com – or we will refund back your course cost per our guarantee to you.
Our online and self-paced courses will prepare you to pass the PTCB Exam and become a certified pharmacy tech. We have an 85% PTCB pass rate with thousands of enrollees over the last 7 years. The course material is interactive and fun, unlike a textbook. The content is focused around what you will be tested on when you take the PTCB exam, and without a lot of fluff that you would get if you went to a local school. You’ll be given 90 days from the date of purchase to complete the course, it takes most of our students between 4-6 weeks to prepare for the PTCB Exam.
What Exactly Will I Learn?
Medication information (40% of the 2020 PTCB Exam)
Generic names, brand names, and classifications of medications
Common and life-threatening drug interactions and contraindications (e.g., drug-disease, drug-drug, drug-dietary supplement, drug-laboratory, drug-nutrient)
Strengths/dose, dosage forms, routes of administration, special handling and administration instructions, and duration of drug therapy
Common and severe medication side effects, adverse effects, and allergies
Indications of medications and dietary supplements
Drug stability (e.g., oral suspensions, insulin, reconstitutables, injectables, vaccinations)
Narrow therapeutic index (NTI) medications
Physical and chemical incompatibilities related to non-sterile compounding and reconstitution
Proper storage of medications (e.g., temperature ranges, light sensitivity, restricted access)
Federal Laws (12.5% of the 2020 PTCB Exam)
Federal requirements for handling and disposal of non-hazardous, hazardous, and pharmaceutical substances and waste
Federal requirements for controlled substance prescriptions (i.e., new, refill, transfer) and DEA controlled substance schedules
Federal requirements (e.g., DEA, FDA) for controlled substances (i.e., receiving, storing, ordering, labeling, dispensing, reverse distribution, take-back programs, and loss or theft of)
Federal requirements for restricted drug programs and related medication processing (e.g. pseudoephedrine, Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies [REMS])
FDA recall requirements (e.g., medications, devices, supplies, supplements, classifications)
Patient Safety and Quality (26.25% of the 2020 PTCB Exam)
High-alert/risk medications and look-alike/sound-alike [LASA] medications
Error prevention strategies (e.g., prescription or medication order to correct patient, Tall Man lettering, separating inventory, leading and trailing zeros, bar code usage, limit use of error-prone abbreviations)
Issues that require pharmacist intervention (e.g., drug utilization review [DUR], adverse drug event [ADE], OTC recommendation, therapeutic substitution, misuse, adherence, post-immunization follow-up, allergies, drug interactions)
Event reporting procedures (e.g., medication errors, adverse effects, and product integrity, MedWatch, near miss, root-cause analysis [RCA])
Types of prescription errors (e.g., abnormal doses, early refill, incorrect quantity, incorrect patient, incorrect drug)
Hygiene and cleaning standards (e.g., handwashing, personal protective equipment [PPE], cleaning counting trays, countertop, and equipment)
Prescription Processing (21.25% of the 2020 PTCB Exam)
Formulas, calculations, ratios, proportions, alligations, conversions, Sig codes (e.g., b.i.d., t.i.d. Roman numerals), abbreviations, medical terminology, and symbols for days supply, quantity dose, concentration, dilutions
Equipment/supplies required for drug administration (e.g., package size, unit dose, diabetic supplies, spacers, oral and injectable syringes)
Lot numbers, expiration dates, and National Drug Code (NDC) numbers
Procedures for identifying and returning dispensable, non-dispensable, and expired medications and supplies (e.g., credit return, return to stock, reverse distribution)