Ultimate Guide for Pharmacy Techs – Getting Licensed & Continuing Education in FL

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Pharmacy technicians play a critical role in the delivery of healthcare services. They help ensure that medications are properly filled, safe, and delivered on time to patients who need them. In addition, they provide customer service support and help make the pharmacy run smoothly.   Is now a good time to become a pharmacy technician […]

The Value of Point-of-Care Testing Services

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Pharmacy technicians are an essential part of the healthcare team, providing support to pharmacists and ensuring that medications are dispensed safely and accurately. In recent years, pharmacy technicians have also become increasingly involved in point-of-care (POC) testing services, which are diagnostic tests that can be performed at the point of care, rather than being sent […]

4P: Overview of The Polio Vaccine


Table of Contents Overview of Polio Pete Kreckel, microCE, 0.25 hours I wonder what will be written about COVID, vaccines, and masking in the next 50 to 100 years!  All of us students of history remember learning that Franklin Delano Roosevelt was a polio victim.  His efforts with the March of Dimes provided much needed […]

freeCE Webinars Premiering in March

New Online Learning Continuing Education for Pharmacy Professionals

Table of Contents Live Pharmacy CE Webinars freeCE has a full schedule of live CE planned through the rest of March, including the five new courses featured below. Choose your favorites and join us to grow your expertise and work toward your continuing education requirements!   Increasing Effective Communication with Deaf or Hard of Hearing […]

Pharmacy Technicians & Standards Set by Regulatory Bodies

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Table of Contents   It is common for pharmacy technicians to be involved in compounding, helping pharmacists oversee day-to-day preparation of sterile and non-sterile medicines while meeting standards required by regulatory bodies.   Sterile Compounding Sterile compounding is a method of preparing medications for patients in a sterile (free from bacteria, viruses or any other […]

What’s Happening Around freeCE: New Live Webinars Launching In February

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freeCE has a full schedule of live CE planned for the month of February 2023, including seven new courses. Each of the webinars we are launching this month are worth 1 contact hour. Select your favorites and join us to grow your expertise and work toward your continuing education requirements.   Webinars Premiering in February: […]

Live CE vs On-demand CE For Pharmacy Technicians


Understanding the differences between on-demand CE and live CE for pharmacy technicians Continuing education (CE) for pharmacy technicians can be taken in either a live or on-demand format. Before the internet, people had to get in their vehicles, fight traffic, and go to a physical location when they wanted to earn live CEs. Now, when […]

What does PTCB Acquiring PTEC Mean For the Pharmacy Industry?


The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Acquires the Pharmacy Technician Educators Council At the end of 2022, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) acquired the Pharmacy Technician Educators Council (PTEC). Per a PTCB press release, “PTEC membership voted to combine resources, expertise, and infrastructure to empower technician educators with enhanced resources and professional development opportunities and […]

Understanding Live CE & On Demand CE for Pharmacists

Understanding the differences between on-demand CE and live CE for pharmacists CE for pharmacists falls into two categories, live and on-demand activities. Both kinds of CE are equally beneficial for staying up-to-date. What kind of CE is best for you depends on your state’s requirements, learning style, and preferences. On-demand activities, or home study activities, […]

National Pharmacy Week 2022 Recap

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Strategies for Success During Challenging or Stressful Times What are your strategies for success during challenging or stressful times? This is what we asked members of our community at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. We asked them to share comments, tips, and words of encouragement to support their colleagues. While most pharmacy settings have […]