Pharmacy Technician Library

All the CE You Need for Your PTCB Recertification and All Your State Requirements*

About this Library


Our goal is to provide the most comprehensive library of accredited pharmacy technician education. These ACPE-accredited activities focus on the following subject areas and will be updated continually: patient safety, pharmacy law, pharmacology, drug information, medication therapy management and general pharmacy practice.

Our pharmacy technician recertification courses were developed by educational specialists from Postgraduate Healthcare Education, PowerPak in conjunction with faculty from leading colleges of pharmacy. The objectives for each T-designated course align with the core competencies listed in PTCB's Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination Blueprint.

What's Included in Your Package Purchase


  • CE you need for your PTCB recertification and your state requirements for only 67¢ per credit hour
  • Unlimited access to 45 activities and 75 credit hours, presented in the widely used PowerPak format
  • Designed to meet PTCB pharmacy technician-specific recertification requirements
  • Patient safety and law activities available
  • One live webinar available each month for 1 hour of live CE credit
  • Choose from a broad selection of activities so you're sure to find courses that interest you
  • All courses are available to you 24/7 for 1 year so you can get credits whenever you need them
  • CE activities are continually updated and added to assure 75 credit hours are available to you

Topics


Pharmacy Practice Pharmaceuticals Human Trafficking Sex Trafficking Labor Trafficking Pharmacology Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Pharmacy

Included CE


Included Webinars

One live webinar is available each month for 1 hour of Live CE credit.

*Note: the package must be purchased before registering for the webinar.

Medication Reconciliation and Assessing Medication Adherence

Live Webinar | 1.5 hours
Presenter: Darrell Hulisz, RPh, PharmD
Date: August 25, 2022
Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST

Courses

Minimum of 75 CE hours always available

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Topics: Human Trafficking, Sex Trafficking, Labor Trafficking
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 9/9/2019
Expiration Date: 9/9/2022

To gain critical skills needed to sensitively identify, support and refer victims of human trafficking to safety.

Topics: LGBTQ
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 9/9/2019
Expiration Date: 9/9/2022

To give pharmacists and pharmacy technicians the tools and information that they need to offer quality care and create a safe and welcoming environment for LGBTQ+ patients.

Topics: Law, CBD
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 10/9/2019
Expiration Date: 10/9/2022

Cannabidiol (CBD), a compound found in marijuana which does not produce the "high" associated with tetrahydrocannbinol (THC), has become an extremely popular and widely available therapy for a wide variety of disorders, although generally with little reliable evidence.

Topics: Law
Credits: 1.00
Publication Date: 10/10/2019
Expiration Date: 9/25/2022

The Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA), was signed into law by President Obama on November 27, 2013. Title II of DQSA, the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), outlines critical steps to build an electronic, interoperable system to identify and trace certain prescription drugs as they are distributed in the US.

Topics: Compounding
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 10/17/2019
Expiration Date: 10/17/2022

To present requirements for establishing and maintaining policies, facilities, and personnel needed for production of sterile compounded preparations in accordance with laws, regulations, and standards in the United States.

Topics: Infectious Disease, Immunizations, Influenza
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 10/22/2019
Expiration Date: 10/22/2022

To provide information on historical and new trends in influenza vaccination that impact patient care, including updated recommendations provided by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for the 2019-2020 influenza season.

Topics: Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Pharmacy
Credits: 1.50
Publication Date: 11/6/2019
Expiration Date: 11/6/2022

The goal of this educational activity is to introduce pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to the most commonly used information resources for veterinary medicine.

Topics: Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Pharmacy
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 11/13/2019
Expiration Date: 11/13/2022

The goal of this activity is to provide pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with a working knowledge of the most common canine disease states, principles of therapy and monitoring, and provide pharmacists with important counseling points, so that pharmacy personnel can provide optimal pharmaceutical care and products for canine patients.

Topics: Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Pharmacy
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 11/13/2019
Expiration Date: 11/13/2022

The goal of this activity is to provide pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with a working knowledge of the most common feline disease states, principles of therapy and monitoring, and provide pharmacists with important counseling points, so that pharmacy personnel can provide optimal pharmaceutical care and products for feline patients.

Topics: Diabetes
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 11/21/2019
Expiration Date: 11/21/2022

To provide pharmacy technicians with a broad understanding of the definitions of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, the clinical features of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and the progressive nature of type 2 diabetes.

Topics: Diabetes
Credits: 1.50
Publication Date: 12/6/2019
Expiration Date: 12/6/2022

The goal of this CE module is to educate pharmacy technicians on the basic concepts of blood glucose monitoring and interpretation of results to assist in the appropriate treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus.

Topics: Transitions of Care
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 12/13/2019
Expiration Date: 12/13/2022

Inform and educate pharmacy technicians about transitions of care and the need for collaboration with other health care professionals as patients transition from one health care setting to the next and provide resources, tools, and key components for implementing and/or improving transitions of care as suggested in primary literature and governing bodies.

Topics: Patient Safety
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 2/3/2020
Expiration Date: 2/3/2023

To review the origin and types of medication errors and to explain the role of the pharmacy technician in improving medication safety.

Topics: Community Pharmacy, Home Care
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 2/20/2020
Expiration Date: 2/20/2023

To improve the pharmacy technician's ability to locate and utilize appropriate drug information resources in pharmacy practice in order to help the pharmacist respond to questions from consumers and other health care professionals in an effective, efficient manner.

Topics: Pediatrics, Patient Safety
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 2/23/2020
Expiration Date: 2/23/2023

To enhance the pharmacy technician's understanding of common illnesses in pediatric patients, as well as the unique physiological characteristics of this population, in order to improve medication safety and patient care calculations performed in the traditional pharmacy practice setting.

Topics: Common Cold
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 2/26/2020
Expiration Date: 2/26/2023

The goal of this activity is to prepare pharmacy technicians to assist pharmacists by eliciting appropriate and useful information from patients complaining of allergic rhinitis or the common cold.

Topics: Community Pharmacy, Health Systems Pharmacy, Pharmacy Information System Usage and Application
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 3/2/2020
Expiration Date: 3/2/2023

To improve the pharmacy technician's ability to locate and utilize appropriate drug information resources in pharmacy practice in order to help the pharmacist respond to questions from consumers and other health care professionals in an effective, efficient manner.

Topics: Infectious Disease, Respiratory/Pulmonary, Community Pharmacy, Health Systems Pharmacy, COVID-19
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 4/3/2020
Expiration Date: 4/2/2023

To review the properties, epidemiology, and treatment of coronaviruses and their infections in people, with emphasis on the novel 2019 coronavirus.

Topics: Inventory Management
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 4/9/2020
Expiration Date: 4/9/2023

Topics: Law, Community Pharmacy, Health Systems Pharmacy, Human Trafficking, Child Abuse
Credits: 3.00
Publication Date: 8/11/2020
Expiration Date: 8/11/2023

This course will provide mandated training on child abuse recognition, reporting, and prevention in accordance with Pennsylvania state statutory requirements for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

Topics: Human Trafficking
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 11/25/2020
Expiration Date: 11/25/2023

Topics: Women's Health, Community Pharmacy, Managed Care Pharmacy, Family Planning
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 5/26/2021
Expiration Date: 5/26/2024

Topics: Women's Health, Primary Care, Community Pharmacy, Managed Care Pharmacy, Family Planning
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 6/23/2021
Expiration Date: 6/23/2024

Topics: Managed Care, Addiction, Opioid Abuse, Opioid, Drug Abuse, Opioid Use Disorder, Opioid Addiction
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 5/28/2020
Expiration Date: 5/28/2023

Topics: Women's Health, Family Planning, Contraception
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 11/5/2020
Expiration Date: 11/5/2023

Topics: Medication Therapy Management, Opioid
Credits: 1.00
Publication Date: 11/16/2020
Expiration Date: 11/16/2023

To teach pharmacy technicians about how prescribing and distribution restrictions for controlled substances and Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) affect the MTM process.

Topics: Managed Care, Cultural Competency, Ethics, Community Pharmacy, Health-System
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 3/3/2021
Expiration Date: 3/3/2024

Topics: Managed Care, Cultural Competency, Ethics, Community Pharmacy, Health-System
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 4/2/2021
Expiration Date: 4/2/2024

Topics: Infectious Disease, Community Pharmacy, Immunizations, Managed Care Pharmacy, Health-System
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 4/23/2021
Expiration Date: 4/23/2024

Topics: Law, Ethics, Community Pharmacy, Managed Care Pharmacy
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 5/14/2021
Expiration Date: 5/14/2024

Topics: Ethics, Community Pharmacy, Managed Care Pharmacy, Professional well-being
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 7/27/2021
Expiration Date: 7/27/2024

Topics: Pain Management, Law, Pharmacy Practice, Community Pharmacy, Opioid, Managed Care Pharmacy
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 9/15/2021
Expiration Date: 9/15/2024

Topics: Community Pharmacy, Compounding, Managed Care Pharmacy, Professional well-being
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 9/30/2021
Expiration Date: 9/30/2022

Topics: Pharmacy Practice, Community Pharmacy, Managed Care Pharmacy, Medical Errors
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 10/4/2021
Expiration Date: 10/4/2024

Topics: Critical Care , Emergency Medicine, Infectious Disease, Rare Disease, Hospital/Health Systems, Community Pharmacy, COVID-19
Credits: 1.00
Publication Date: 10/21/2021
Expiration Date: 10/21/2022

Topics: Law, Pharmacy Practice, Community Pharmacy, Compounding, Managed Care Pharmacy
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 10/27/2021
Expiration Date: 10/27/2024

Topics: Pharmacy Practice, Patient Safety, Community Pharmacy, Managed Care Pharmacy, Medical Errors
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 10/27/2021
Expiration Date: 10/27/2024

Topics: Medication Errors, Hospital/Health Systems, Community Pharmacy, Medication Safety, Managed Care Pharmacy
Credits: 2.00
Publication Date: 2/3/2022
Expiration Date: 2/3/2025

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*Note for Nevada: This library does not include a course specific to law in your state. All other courses and credit hours in this library meet your state requirement.