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      5 industry updates you don't want to miss

      Posted by Jessica Langley on July 2017

      July’s industry trends are all about collaboration - whether it be industry stakeholders promoting workforce development initiatives or educators and employers working together toward a common goal. These July updates illustrate numerous examples of valuable allied health partnerships.

      Whether you want to enhance current relationships or secure new partnerships, being in-the-know about the industry’s most relevant news provides you (and others) with access to the relevant information that is shaping the future of healthcare.

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      ExCPT Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (CPhT): New test plan released

      Posted by Stacy Jones on June 2017

      Today National Healthcareer Association (NHA) has released the new ExCPT Pharmacy Technician Certification test plan. View the updated summary and detailed test plan here, or visit the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) page.

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      Pharmacy Technician Certification in Vermont

      Posted by Jessica Langley on April 2017

      Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhTs) now have the opportunity to be recognized for their professional role and as a valued member of the pharmacy team. Prior to 2016, pharmacy technician’s duties and responsibilities were lumped into one category, which stated that an individual performing those duties did not have to document formal eduScreen Shot 2017-04-19 at 10.50.41 AM (2).pngcation, training or
      certification.

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      National Healthcareer Association Gains Texas Approval for Pharmacy Technician Certification Program

      Posted by Jeremy Sasser on February 2017

      Texas professionals will have another certification option in growing field

      LEAWOOD, Kan. (February 13, 2017) – The state of Texas has approved the National Healthcareer Association’s (NHA) Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT®) as a certification meeting the professional requirements of this growing field. Prior to the Texas State Board of Pharmacy (the Board) approving the ExCPT on February 7, the state recognized only one certification program.

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      NHA Remains Steadfast in Commitment to Pharmacy Technician Profession

      Posted by Jeremy Sasser on February 2017

      Since the inception of the ExCPT exam in 2009, NHA has consistently advocated for well-trained, certified pharmacy technicians. We remain steadfast in our belief that certification candidates should meet certain training requirements, which can be achieved through multiple reputable educational pathways.

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      NHA Gains Arizona Approval for Pharmacy Technician Certification Program

      Posted by Jeremy Sasser on December 2016

      Arizona professionals now have another certification option in growing field

      LEAWOOD, Kan. (December 6, 2016) – The state of Arizona now recognizes National Healthcareer Association’s (NHA) Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT®) as an approved certification, meeting the licensure requirements of this growing field. Prior to the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy (the Board) approving the ExCPT on November 17, the state recognized only one certification program.

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      California Approves National Healthcareer Association Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam

      Posted by Jeremy Sasser on November 2016

       California professionals now have another certification option in growing field

      LEAWOOD, Kan. (November 2, 2016) – The state of California now recognizes National Healthcareer Association’s (NHA) Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT®) as a pathway to licensure in this growing field. Prior to the California State Board of Pharmacy (the Board) approving the ExCPT on October 27, the state accepted only one such certification option.
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