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Pharmacy Technician Information Center
A new resource for pharmacy technicians and those individuals who want to become one!  Visit this exciting website to learn all you can about the career of pharmacy technician.  Training, education, certification, frequently asked questions and much more. will get you started or keep you moving up the career ladder!

Pharmacy Tech Topics™ is home study continuing education for pharmacy technicians by Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists.

Our modules are authored by leading pharmacy experts in their field, and address the latest disease management and operational issues.  Modules are published quarterly in January, April, July and October.  A two year Pharmacy Tech Topics™ subscription fulfills all of PTCB’s recertification requirements (twenty contact hours, including law credit)!  Two options available: online and paper modules by mail!

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Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) were created by the FDA to ensure medication safety after drugs come to market.  ASHP developed the REMS Resource Center to educate health professionals and patients about REMS and other medications managed via separate risk management programs. The Resource Center provides access to the REMS database where medications are listed alphabetically by generic name as well as other resources that include the FDA medication guide.