Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas started its pharmacy technician program the fall of 2012. A few months ago, it was announced JCCC’s program received six-year accreditation with the ASHP (American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists). This speaks to the pharmacy tech program’s success—one or two-year accreditation is a lot more common than a [...]

Earlier this year, we did a piece on long-term care pharmacy. It was inspired by pharmacy technician Jillian Hernandez after she was named Professional Woman of the Year (2013/2014) by the National Association of Professional Women. Hernandez has been working as a pharmacy technician for over a decade. She is currently the e-MAR Specialist at [...]

Trident Technical College in Charleston, South Carolina, offers a one-year pharmacy technician program that is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). Trident accepts 24 students into its pharmacy tech program each year. recently caught up with one of this year’s students, Rosie Crawford. In this interview, Crawford discusses her inspiration for [...]

Last month, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) named Linda Henson one of its CPhT of the Year finalists! “PTCB’s CPhT of the Year© Program honors and recognizes individual achievement in patient care, leadership, service, and mentorship as a way to encourage excellence and innovation among pharmacy technicians,” states PTCB’s press release (October 22, 2013). Linda is [...]