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  1. Kobethegoat24

    How to find out if a medication is a controlled medication at CVS?

    So I am a pharmacy technician at cvs pharmacy. I know most of the common controlled C2 and C3 medications. However, there are ones that have me questioning if they are controlled or not such as trazodone, which for some reason I always thought was a controlled medication. I was trying to find a...
  2. nembry

    it seems very difficult to get a summer internship as a PreMed. What do y'all do?

    Being a natural science major like most pre-meds, I've found difficulty landing a summer internship. I'm broke and back at home for the summer, and my #1 goal for these coming months is to save as much money as possible. I've had an interview as a lab technician and I didn't get the job. Got an...
  3. Kevin.Mero

    "Training pharmacy technicians to administer immunizations"

    Do you feel that 4-hours is adequate training time before a Tech can vaccinate? "Training pharmacy technicians to administer immunizations" http://bit.ly/2F6KHlM
  4. B

    Should I still become a Pharmacist?

    I've been working at a pharmacy as a tech for a couple of months now and I like the actual job... but what I don't like is the customers. Everyone is always rude and will yell at you for just about anything. I keep a positive attitude and laugh about it, but sometimes it really gets to me even...
  5. P

    Medical Assistant or Psychiatric Technician?

    College Freshman here. I want to increase my clinical exposure and also possibly make some money at the same time. Is being a medical assistant, nursing assistant, scribe, or psychiatric technician worth it and/or helpful for med school apps? My school has an opening for a nursing assistant...
  6. frosted2

    Pharmacy tech CE?

    Hello Pharmacy folks, I was wondering if anyone has any resources/knows of any free pharmacy tech CEs (specifically law, that is the only thing I am in need of). I have tried Google with no luck :( I am due to re-certify in a few months and although I have never "formally" used my...
  7. Mikkay

    opinions and help on my waxup

    so im a dental technician student and was working on models that were provided from the school and was doing fine but then the assistant gave me patient model and now its confusing me a bit cz the teeth arent so straight as from the college models and i would like your opinions on how to make it...
  8. U

    PTCB Exam practice tests

    I'm doing a few practice tests and I'm really confused on some questions and how they got the answer. Can anyone explain to me step by step for me to understand? Thank you in advance! :) A 14 year old boy is 5'2" and he weights 110 lbs. He's prescribed by his doctor to take 5mg/Kg of drug "A"...
  9. The Recoverer

    GUIDE on FINDING A Pharmacy Technician JOB for Pre-Pharmers (for dummies)

    Depending on the area you live in, finding a pharm tech job may be easy or close to impossible. A few years ago when I decided on pharmacy, I remember the drive I had to find a job in a pharmacy as a tech, heck even as a volunteer or a shadower. Bottom line, many applicants overlook the...
  10. sufferfromrealness

    Help! Inq. Surgical Tech

    Hey! Gonna be out of HS soon and was just researching hospital medical jobs for then. Well found something really great for experience and its all great. Surgical Technician. Well after being told it was something that could be done fresh out of HS I later found out that it wasn't really. Most...
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  12. N

    Health Information Technician (Medical Records)

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  13. youngsoo1269

    I'm studying for the Pharm Tech Exam....

    Hello!! I"m studying for the pharm tech exam right now and I'm confused about what the pharm tech can actually do regarding controlled substances. The book i'm studying tells me I can add info(patients address, med conditions, etc) to the prescription forms except for C-II. So that means I can...
  14. HealingTouch23

    Pharmacy Technician License Renewal

    I'm currently a pharmacy student. I also have a pharmacy technician license. Do I need to renew with both the CA Board of Pharmacy as well as the PTCB? And other than that, is it an advantage to still renew my technician license for my CV? I will need to find time to do 20 hours of CE during...
  15. S

    Ultrasound Tech Internship Questions

    I am a current student conducting a short questionnaire for the purpose of researching the feasibility of Bellevue College (BC) offering an internship for students prior to starting the Diagnostic Ultrasound Technology (DUTEC) program. If you choose to answer one or both short questionnaires...
  16. G

    Validation and Accreditation in the US

    Good evening, I'm new here to the threads and I am looking for some information for my cousins to become accredited in the United States (Florida). They both have a clinic together and have been practicing for 5 years now. The first one is a Dental Technician and creates dentures, retainers...
  17. jammiez0404

    Pharmacy tech problems...

    Please tell me someone has been in my shoes.... I'm a pharm tech at cvs, nationally certified, just got accepted to pharmacy school for fall 2016, I have a bachelors degree in communication, and I'm a parent. But. I am a god awful pharmacy technician, or so it feels. I know that I am not fast...
  18. jammiez0404

    Pharmacy Tech Probs

    Please tell me someone has been in my shoes.... I'm a pharm tech at cvs, nationally certified, just got accepted to pharmacy school for fall 2016, I have a bachelors degree in communication, and I'm a parent. But. I am a god awful pharmacy technician, or so it feels. I know that I am not fast...
  19. Underwoa

    Phlebotomy and ACLS Course.

    I have been scouring the web for a reliable source that provides Phlebotomy and/or ACLS certification with no luck. Does anybody know of a good way to find this? If it matters I am located in Central Virginia. I was also wondering if you need BCLS cert to even attempt ACLS course or can you...
  20. Underwoa

    ER Tech advice and going to school.

    Is it feasible to become an ER Tech and work as one while I continue to take a regular class schedule? What kind of free time and scheduling am I looking at? I plan on applying to Medical School in about 3 years and know I won't have time to work much then. So I figured working as an ER Tech in...