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PTCB Test Prep

PTCB Guide to Hazardous Materials.

Jun 9th, 2024

Hazardous Materials in the Workplace Pharmacy technicians frequently work with cytotoxic drugs. As the name suggests, these drugs are toxic to cells in the body and are typically used in the treatment

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PTCB Guide to Antipsychotic Drugs.

May 25th, 2024

Introduction to Antipsychotic Drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are routinely tested on the PTCB exam. There are many different families and examples of antipsychotic drug, but you aren’t expected to know

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Tutorial: Pharmacy Calculations using Percentages.

Apr 26th, 2024

Percentages in Pharmacy Math. Percentages are widely used in pharmacy math. It’s important that pharmacy technicians know how to interpret each percentage – what it means, and how to use these per

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Tutorial: Density and Specific Gravity.

Mar 31st, 2024

Density and Specific Gravity on the PTCB Exam Both density and specific gravity calculations are tested on the PTCB exam. Whilst you are unlikely to encounter challenging questions on either of these

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Tutorial: PTCB Pharmacy Calculations.

Feb 20th, 2024

Pharmacy Calculations Tutorial Pharmacy calculations are one of the most challenging parts of the PTCB exam. But as with everything, practice makes perfect. It’s very important that technicians lear

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Diseases and Conditions to Know for the PTCB Exam.

Feb 12th, 2024

What diseases and conditions do technicians need to know? The diseases to know for the PTCB exam only extend to major diseases and conditions of each body system. Of course, technicians are not expect

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Retail Pharmacy and the PTCB Exam.

Jan 11th, 2024

Pharmacies as Business The fundamental purpose of any pharmacy is to dispense medicines to patients. But that isn’t the only role of the pharmacy. Pharmacies also exist as businesses and pharmacy te

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PTCB Guide to Antiemetic Drugs

Dec 16th, 2023

What are antiemetic drugs? Antiemetic drugs are medicines used to treat or prevent nausea and vomiting. “Antiemetic” takes its name from the word “emesis”, which is the medical term for vomiti

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PTCB Guide to NSAIDs

Dec 3rd, 2023

What are NSAIDs? NSAIDs are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. NSAIDs are among the most widely prescribed drugs for patients suffering from mild-to-moderate pain or inflammation and the pain asso

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PTCB Guide to Respiratory Medicines

Oct 19th, 2023

Introduction to Respiratory Medicines 8.3% of people in the United States have asthma. Of these 26.5 million people, 20.4 million are adults and 6.1 million are children. Given the prevalence o

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