Pharmacy Technician Certification

Pharmacy Technician Certification (CPhT)

Break into the exciting growing market for pharmacy technicians by becoming a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT).

Most pharmacy employers seek applicants with a certification, and many mandate it as a requirement. Taking the ExCPT exam and earning your CPhT certification from NHA can help you stand out and set you up for success.

As a Pharmacy Technician, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Receive prescription requests from patients and doctors’ offices
  • Accurately measure medication amounts
  • Package and label prescriptions
  • Establish and maintain patient records
  • Accept payment for prescriptions and process insurance claims
  • Manage inventory

Pharmacy Technicians are sought-after professionals in pharmacies located in hospitals, drug stores, doctors’ offices and grocery stores. With a CPhT certification from NHA, you’ll have the credentials you need to invest in your future and prepare for a rewarding career as a Pharmacy Technician.

To become a certified pharmacy technician (CPhT), you’ll sit for NHA’s ExCPT exam.

New ExCPT Test Plan Released

At NHA we are dedicated to providing access to personal and professional improvement- directly impacting better patient care. With the help of numerous subject matter experts, we have conducted a nationwide Job Task Analysis to ensure we are accurately testing the most current and relevant competencies necessary to ensure proficiency in the pharmacy technician profession. As a result of this extensive Job Task Analysis, an updated test plan for the ExCPT exam is now available here.

New ExCPT Exam coming in early 2018

We anticipate the release of the new ExCPT exam early in 2018. You should continue to leverage current ExCPT exam preparation materials until further notice. Please check this page regularly for updates and additional information on updated certification preparation materials.

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