Career – PTCB Positions Available

PTCB is hiring two Partnership Development Coordinators who will assist with various activities of PTCB’s partnership programs. The primary responsibility will be providing customer service for PTCB’s community of partners and stakeholders. Learn More

PTCB Grants 300 Compounded Sterile Preparation Technician Certifications

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) has granted more than 300 Compounded Sterile Preparation Technician™ (CSPT™) Certifications.  Launched in December 2017, the CSPT Program is PTCB’s first advanced certification program, certifying a pharmacy technician in compounded sterile preparation, the process for compounding medications that must be prepared using aseptic techniques. “Granting more than 300 CSPT certifications […]

PTCB Earns ANSI Accreditation

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s (PTCB) Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) Program has earned accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Personnel Certification Accreditation Program.  According to their press release, “ANSI is the official US representative to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and, via the US National Committee, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC); and […]

PTCB Names New Executive Director and CEO

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) has named William Schimmel as the new Executive Directive and CEO, beginning on December 14.  Mr. Schimmel has served as the PTCB Associate Executive Director for the past seven years. “PTCB is excited to welcome Bill as our new Executive Director and CEO. Bill has a unique knowledge of […]

PTCB Suspends Implementation of Accredited Education Requirement Originally Planned for 2020

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)  has decided to suspend the implementation of the planned 2020 accredited education requirement for pharmacy technicians who seek PTCB Certification. PTCB originally announced in 2013 that the requirement would take effect in 2020 as part of a road map of program changes designed to keep pace with the evolution of […]