What does PTCB Acquiring PTEC Mean For the Pharmacy Industry?


The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Acquires the Pharmacy Technician Educators Council At the end of 2022, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) acquired the Pharmacy Technician Educators Council (PTEC). Per a PTCB press release, “PTEC membership voted to combine resources, expertise, and infrastructure to empower technician educators with enhanced resources and professional development opportunities and […]

Specialized Training for Pharmacists


Academic pharmacist An academic pharmacist is a pharmacist who works in an academic setting, such as a university or college, and focuses on teaching, research, and the advancement of the field of pharmacy. In addition to traditional pharmacist duties, such as dispensing medications and counseling patients, an academic pharmacist may also participate in educational programs […]