Competition heats up between tech exams

Oregon has joined Virginia in offering pharmacy technicians achoice of certification exams. The Oregon State Board of Pharmacyvoted in April to accept two exams to satisfy a new licensurerequirement. Oregon techs can pass either the Pharmacy TechnicianCertification Board (PTCB) exam or the Exam for the Certificationof Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT), created by the Institute for theCertification of Pharmacy Technicians (ICPT).