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Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE): Test Prep & Study Guide

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Refer to this comprehensive study guide to review information about pharmacy technician practices, pharmacy processes and regulations, and more. This guide is designed to cover all of the topics appearing on the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam.
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12 chapters in Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE): Test Prep & Study Guide

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Lesson 1 - Basic Pharmacological Terminology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61179].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61179].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Name Brand vs. Generic Drugs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[328961].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[328961].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Therapeutic Equivalence: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[328963].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[328963].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Drug Interactions With Other Drugs & Activity Within the Body Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18664].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18664].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Common Drug-Nutrient & Drug-Herb Interactions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38401].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38401].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Common Food & Drug Interactions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38400].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38400].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Common Drug-Laboratory Interactions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[415499].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[415499].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Terminology of Drug Use, Reactions & Interactions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61180].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61180].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Common & Severe Adverse Drug Reactions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[415501].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[415501].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Drug Indications & Contraindication: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144193].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144193].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Prescription vs Over-the-Counter Drugs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48782].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48782].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Appropriate Use of Legal Drugs & Medicine Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54673].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54673].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Legend Drugs: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[415607].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[415607].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Vitamin Supplements: Benefits & Risks Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21501].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21501].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Mineral Supplements: Benefits and Risks Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21618].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21618].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Dietary Supplement Use & Abuse Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48804].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48804].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Herbal Substance Use & Abuse Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48805].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48805].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Common Pharmacological Dosage Abbreviations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59906].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59906].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Medical Dosage Calculations & Formulas Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144166].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144166].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Principal Routes & Sites of Drug Administration Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54086].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54086].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Factors Influencing Medication Action & Effectiveness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54088].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54088].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Drug Therapy: Definition & Duration Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[415219].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[415219].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Health Insurance and Health Care: Overview, Roles & Regulations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18527].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18527].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Health Maintenance Organization (HMO): Definition & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8186].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8186].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Preferred Provider Organization (PPO): Definition & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8210].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8210].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Medicare and Medicaid: Definitions & Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18529].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18529].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Group & Individual Insurance: Comparison Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[149995].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[149995].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Health Insurance Policy Provisions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[149997].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[149997].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Coordination of Insurance Benefits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[244109].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[244109].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE): Test Prep & Study Guide
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Ch. 3:  Pharmaceutical Compounding Overview
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Ch. 4:  Medication Ordering & Dispensing
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Ch. 9:  Pharmacy Inventory Management
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Ch. 10:  Using a Pharmacy Information System
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Ch. 12:  About the PTCE Test
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