Technology update: July 10, 2006

July 10, 2006

Beginning next year, technicians won't need #2 pencils when they sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam. Instead, they will be taking the exam in a computer-based format. The change will give techs easier access to the exam, which will be conducted at sites administered by the yet-to-be-named vendor that won the PTCB contract. Test results will also come back more quickly, said PTCB executive director/CEO Melissa Corrigan, R.Ph.