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  • 4 Oct 2019 10:22 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Here at PTCB, we are getting ready for Pharmacy Technician Day with a list of ideas for all the great ways to celebrate. We look forward to engaging with pharmacy technicians around the world and celebrating all you do. Take a look below at the many ways you can join the fun and highlight your essential role on the health care team.

    SHARE! Use the hashtag #RxTechDay to show us know how you’re celebrating. Follow PTCB on social media and look out for upcoming giveaways or the chance for your post to be featured!

    ATTEND THE FACEBOOK EVENT! View the Pharmacy Technician Day Facebook event, mark yourself as 'Going', and share with friends. Post to the event page to share your plans and celebrations.

    ADD A FRAME TO YOUR FACEBOOK PROFILE! We’ve created a special Facebook frame for Pharmacy Technician Day. To add the frame, go to your Facebook profile and click UPDATE on your profile picture. Choose ADD FRAME and search the frames for “Pharmacy Technician Day.” Once you’ve adjusted the frame to fit your photo, choose USE AS PROFILE PICTURE.

    DOWNLOAD GRAPHICS AND BADGES! Check out the official Pharmacy Technician Day graphics to download and repost on social media, and download badges/stickers for your pharmacy team to wear: View the graphics.

    JOIN THE #RXTECHDAY TWITTER CHAT! We want to hear from you on a variety of pharmacy topics. Participate during the international #RxTechDay Twitter Chat on October 15. Follow @PTCB and the hashtag #RxTechDay on Twitter to engage and respond to the questions we ask throughout the day, and tweet us your answers! We will feature your responses throughout the year.

    BECOME A TECHNICIAN MEMBER OF A PHARMACY ASSOCIATION: During October, urge your pharmacy to purchase technician memberships in national and state pharmacy associations so technicians can be represented.

    SHOP PTCB! 20% off everything in the PTCB Store -- October is the perfect time to stock up on PTCB apparel and merchandise!
  • 4 Oct 2019 10:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Join ASHP to celebrate National Pharmacy Week from October 20 – 26, 2019. Help us spread the word to recognize pharmacists and pharmacy technicians for their invaluable contributions to patient care.

    Here’s how you can help:

    1)      Request a proclamation from your governor or local elected official(s) to declare to declare October 20-26 as National Pharmacy Week.

    2)      Share a photo of the signing or proclamation on social media with the hashtag #pharmacyweek.

    3)      Send a Thank You Tweet To Your Elected Official!

    4)      Share the link below with your state affiliate members to help them celebrate at their health-systems.

    5)      Encourage your members to share their National Pharmacy Week activities on social media with the hashtag #pharmacyweek.

    For more information, visit ashp.org/pharmacyweek.

  • 1 Oct 2019 10:10 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Responding to requests, we have extended the deadline for posters applications and abstracts until 4 p.m., Friday, October 11th.

    CTW 2019 Call For Posters.doc

  • 1 Oct 2019 10:09 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Get Ready for Pharmacy Week

    Pharmacy Week (October 20–26) is less than three weeks away! Visit the ASHP Resource Center for ideas on celebrating the contributions that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians make to patient care in hospitals, outpatient clinics, and other healthcare settings.
  • 17 Jul 2019 2:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    2019 The Great Eight winning abstracts Residency Networking

  • 9 Jul 2019 10:34 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Palliative Care Guideline Available
    A new clinical practice guideline from the National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care describes roles for clinical pharmacists and other members of the healthcare team in providing symptomatic relief and support for patients near the end of life.

  • 2 Jul 2019 10:13 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    CDC: Advance Your Pharmacy and Your Community
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a video showing how pharmacists can improve health in the community by participating in the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). CDC last year released a DPP action guide for pharmacists.

  • 28 Jun 2019 12:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    The 71st Meeting of the ASHP House of Delegates demonstrated that the development of good policy requires thoughtful consideration, and constructive debate. From the June 2019 House sessions, 18 new policies resulted and one revised statement. Delegate service also includes helping to communicate the outcome of the ASHP policy process to constituents. The new policies, as approved by the House and the Board, are now available in several formats on the ASHP website on the House Actions tile.
  • 21 Jun 2019 1:42 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Thanks to the hard work of Sara Fern, CPhT, CSHP's Pharmacy Technician Task Force co-chair, we have been awarded a grant to support projects that promote medication safety and advance the role of pharmacy technicians. The grants were made through PTCB’s new Partnership Funds Program launched in March to support selected projects of the 72 state pharmacy associations that participate in PTCB’s State Associate Program.

    The grant will fund activities in compounded sterile preparation, technician product verification (TPV), and best practices in medication safety. CSHP's Compounded Sterile Preparation Technician (CSPT) workshop will be available to all CT pharmacy technicians.

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