​Shortcut for Recognizing and Memorizing Generic Drug Names

Memorizing the top 200 drugs is a key part of preparing for the PTCB or ExCPT exam. This task becomes a lot easier when drugs are grouped into their respective classes. That’s why we feature a drug class-based review of medications in our pharmacy technician certification exam study guides...

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PTCB Exam Breakdown (Updated for 2020)

The most current PTCB exam content outline (effective January 1, 2020) reveals that the exam covers the following four knowledge areas: Medications (40% of the exam) Federal Requirements (12.5% of the exam) Patient Safety and Quality Assurance (26.25% of the exam) Order Entry and Processing...

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The Best PTCB Exam Study Guide

PTCB Exam Simplified (4th Edition) is now available at Amazon.com! The best study guide for the pharmacy technician certification exam is now available in its 4th edition! Are you in the market for a PTCB exam study guide? Here are some questions you should be asking as a consumer. #1 Who is...

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​Significant Changes to the PTCB Exam Coming in 2020

A couple of years ago (in 2017), one of my readers reached out to me inquiring about the new Compounded Sterile Preparation Technician (CSPT) certification exam offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). It was the first I heard about the new credential. I did some...

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The Top 200 Drugs of 2020

To memorize the top 200 drugs quickly, check out our eBook entitled The Top 200 Drugs Flashcard Review for 2020, available today at Amazon.com for $9.99. Why use flashcards? Because they work! Buy it now, and start memorizing immediately. BRAND...

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How to Boost Performance on the PTCB Exam

You want to crush the PTCB exam. We want you to crush it too! There are many ways to learn, but certain approaches are more effective than others. Psychological research has proven this to be the case. What are some of the most effective approaches? #1 Spacing It’s easy to remember...

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