Effective October 1, 2019, the North Dakota Board of Pharmacy has approved NHA’s ExCPT as an approved certification exam for technicians in the state. An applicant for registration in North Dakota as a pharmacy technician must have obtained certification by one of the two national certification bodies approved by the board of pharmacy, which now includes NHA. For more information on North Dakota’s requirements for pharmacy technicians click here.
The first podcast within the Pharmacy Podcast Network to focus on pharm techs will explore their impact on workflow and patient care
In June of this year, the Governor of Colorado signed into law new pharmacy technician requirements. Pharmacy technicians practicing in Colorado on or after March 30, 2020, will be required to obtain certification from the State Board of Pharmacy (the “Board”). To be approved by the Board, a pharmacy technician must:
National Healthcareer Association’s 2019 Industry Outlook highlights trends in certification and skill level in this fast growing industry
LEAWOOD, Kan. (May 21, 2019) – According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the growth rate for some allied health occupations outpaces the average growth rate for all occupations by more than 250%. With the growing market need to employ more allied health professionals, National Healthcareer Association (NHA) has released its 2019 Industry Outlook, which wasconducted as part of its third edition of access™: an allied health industry journal. The research gathered data and insights from employers, seeking to understand their needs and the attributes of their most successful allied health professionals.
Specialty certificate program teaches fundamental skills to help every member of the care team effectively engage, educate, and motivate patients for lasting behavioral changes
LEAWOOD, Kan. (May 1, 2019)– The National Healthcareer Association (NHA) is pleased to announce the launch of Principles of Health Coaching™, its newest online specialty certificate program that empowers current and future clinical care professionals with health coaching skills they can incorporate in their everyday practice to improve patient engagement and adherence. The new certificate program provides every member of the care team with more accessible learning and practice resources through self-paced, interactive eLearning modules and motivational interviewing simulation.
Beginning in 2017 the Arizona Medical Board began reviewing the existing rules regarding training requirement for Medical Assistants (MA). During this review process, the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) was provided an opportunity to speak with the Board’s staff about the value of accredited certification and the various training pathways to entry into the Medical Assistant profession.
Virginia’s economy has a skills gap, and it’s not alone. There simply aren’t enough credentialed workers to fill the open jobs in practically every state, according to the National Skills Coalition.
Together with the California Pharmacist Association (CPhA), NHA announces the inaugural California Pharmacy Technician Recognition Program. The awards will be presented live at Western Pharmacy Exchange Annual Conference on April 13thduring the CPhA Awards Ceremony Luncheon from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. “Recognizing high performing innovators amongst pharmacy technicians, technician educators and employers is an important way to elevate the pharmacy technician profession,” said Jessica Langley, Executive Director of Education and Advocacy at NHA. The application process is now live in the following categories: