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Pharmacy Technicians University: Best-in-Class Technician Certification Training

Pharmacies trust Pharmacy Technicians University (PTU) for pharmacy technician certification preparation, improving retention, and providing continual career development.

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Pharmacy Technicians University (PTU)

Programs range from 100 to 605 hours of didactic, simulation, and experiential learning.

PTU programs meet new guidelines and make it simple for your organization to become an accredited training provider.

PTU 101 provides training program options with fewer hours for completion to limit impact on productivity.

PTU is the first online technician training program that supports or exceeds the requirements for technician training in 50 states, including Washington, D.C. Our options allow you to meet state training requirements across all of your locations.

Allows students to access their progress through self-study multimedia modules.

Developed by pharmacists and pharmacy technicians for the specific work environment and compliance standards your pharmacy technicians must know. 

  • Timely, relevant curriculum, program components, and practice-setting-specific courses
  • National Standards program that meets state-specific compliance requirements
  • Convenient, cost-effective online courses, including real-world scenarios, instructor feedback, and rich media content

PTU is the Best-In-Class Training Program for Pharmacy Technicians

Skilled pharmacy technicians are critical for the economic and efficient function of a pharmacy. However, training requirements for pharmacy technicians change often and are becoming more complex, creating a challenge for pharmacies to keep track. Pharmacy technician certification training can expedite learning and improve pharmacy patient care. PTU is the #1 online training program for pharmacy technicians that pharmacies trust to prepare pharmacy technicians for certification, improve retention, and provide continual career development.

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How to Purchase

Pharmacy Technicians University (PTU) can be purchased for your entire organization from TRC Healthcare. These solutions are available in flexible packages for Provider and Community Pharmacy technicians and offer PTU 101 programs with didactic-only training for community and hospital settings.

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Pharmacy Technicians University (PTU) FAQs

Yes. We track an average of 80 changes to requirements every month.
We update over 100 documents a month including State Regulation Toolkits for every state and make these documents available to all PTU subscribers. We also deliver alerts to our PTU Subscribers via our Up & Coming Developments feature to ensure that managers have access to the most up-to-date information.
We’ve conducted various student surveys and found that our PTU programs have high satisfaction rates: 55% of PTU 101 students said they were very satisfied and 44% were satisfied. 66% of PTU National Standards' students said they were very satisfied and 34% were satisfied.
Contract to program initiation takes about 4-10 weeks depending upon level of customer participation/engagement. The timing of program start to official ASHP/ACPE approval is a minimum of 8 months. A minimum of 8 weeks for 2-3 students to complete the ASHP/ACPE Entry Level program (assumes 40-hour workweek). A minimum of 24 weeks between ASHP/ACPE onsite review and official letter of accreditation. The average time from start to accreditation is 10-14 months
  • NOTE: Once accreditation is received, it is retroactive to the date of application.