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I Am a Pharmacy Technician

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    My First Real Experience With A Severely Mentally Delayed Person - It was certainly an educational, new, and somewhat disconcerting experience! I enjoyed the first time I met him...
    Dhesyca Dhesyca 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 21, 2009

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    Pharmacy Tech - I love what I do...Yes at times it is stressful that  I actually need a drink lol but its well worth it and I do not regret making this profession my choice of...
    cpht2010 cpht2010 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 21, 2010

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    Certified Pharmacy Technician - I would like to start by saying "Thanks" to Pharmacy Technician Advisors. I was needing to prepare for my National Certification to become a CPht. I...
    devonet devonet 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 1, 2011

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    How Did I Get Here..? - Here I am, almost 50, going through a divorce and already working 2 jobs. My weekends were so lonely I couldn't bare another night alone. I walked into my...
    ex3 ex3 46-50 3 Responses Aug 3, 2008

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    The Pharmacy Drive Thru -       I work in a pharmacy. In the modern day pharmacy, there of course is a drive-thru for the laziest country in the entire world...
    AnnaCooper AnnaCooper 22-25, F 14 Responses Jul 15, 2009

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    Please Help Me Prepare For The Expct Exam - I recently just got done with my Pharmacy Tech major here in Missouri. I'm planning to move to Milwaukee, WI to look for a Pharmacy Tech...
    LKL90 LKL90 22-25, M Oct 6, 2012

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    Dead End Career? - I have been a pharmacy technician for 9 years now. I have been married for 3 years and have a beautiful 18 month old daughter.  I am currently working as a...
    dcollins8284 dcollins8284 26-30 2 Responses Aug 29, 2011

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    I Just Love Learning About Medications! - I even love the  names themselves and knowing what their strengths are or what class of medication they are: citalopram...
    Dhesyca Dhesyca 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    Need Help Taking 20 Question Pre Employment Quiz - In the process of getting hired with a temp agency but nervous about taking a Pharmacy Technician quiz because I must pass with a...
    newCPhT newCPhT 36-40, F Oct 11, 2012

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    Pharmacy Techs & Interns - Hello Pharmacy Rx is a pharmacy tech website, we are looking for experienced pharm techs and interns. Why? Well Pharmacy Rx has created a new...
    cpht2010 cpht2010 22-25, F Oct 26, 2011

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    Pharmacy Student First Internship - Hey, I'm a pharmacy student currently working on my undergraduate. I recently scored an internship/job at the local pharmacy working as an...
    HuntFost HuntFost 18-21 Feb 15, 2013

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    Check List - I love my job, most I love my customers. however im at the point that Its so micromanaged I cant do my job right.. its RUSH RUSH RUSH.. I'm the lead Tech.. fine woohoo...
    stressedout12 stressedout12 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2012

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    Pharm Tech Cert - Has anyone used Allied Schools online Pharmacy Tech course to prepare for the Pharmacy Tech Certification Exam?  
    FailingIsNOTanOption FailingIsNOTanOption 18-21, F Dec 8, 2010

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    The Man Going Fishing - I've worked in 2 pharmacies since I got my tech license roughly 2.5 years ago; a total of about only 9 months due to the time it took me to find my...
    Dhesyca Dhesyca 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 20, 2009

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    Is This A Good Job? Help! - I just had a meeting with the local college offering a Pharmacy Tech program and even though the program sounds exciting and very interesting to me, I...
    DRuss3 DRuss3 26-30 2 Responses Oct 6, 2012

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    I Want To Know - Hello, I am trrying to become a certified pharmacy technician. I cannot afford school or training. All I have is a book entitled Pharmacy technician certification...
    Goody12 Goody12 22-25 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    It's "My Stepping Stone"...... - Y ep, presently I am a pharmacy technican. I believe that the pharmacy itself is an awesome learning/experience environment. I...
    coconutzismyflava coconutzismyflava 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2008

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    My First Real Experience With A Severely Mentally Delayed Person - It was certainly an educational, new, and somewhat disconcerting experience! I enjoyed the first time I met him...
    Dhesyca Dhesyca 18-21, F Oct 21, 2009

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    Pharmacy Technician Question - A doctor orders 1/4 gr of codeine. How many mg do you need?
    Merigold1974 Merigold1974 36-40 2 Responses May 19, 2012

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    The Life of a Pharmacy Tech. - I have worked in the pharmacy field for about 5 years.  From hospital to mail order and Long term care.  I really liked it alot at first...
    sayitrite sayitrite 26-30 1 Response Jun 30, 2009

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    Cpht Ceu's - Anyone else trying to find the time to get all your CEU's in for recertification!!? I have done about 10 hours of them and they are wearing me out!!:)
    jenderud jenderud 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2011

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    Wanted: Pharmacy Technician Interviewee; The Deadline Is Upon Us! - I am conducting a research paper and need an interviewee who has at least 1-2 year of Pharmacy Technician...
    KawaiiRamen KawaiiRamen 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2010

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    Pharmacy Technician Training - I just started my pharmacy tech training. I am excited and a little nervous.
    waltslove1 waltslove1 36-40, F 1 Response May 1, 2012

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    Career Change At 60 - I just passed the 14 week intensive Pharm Tech program @ Indiana University /NW, with an "A", but that's just the beginning of the work, I am laid off in an...
    organsolo organsolo 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 9, 2012

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    New to the Pharmacy World. - well I was going to start sharing my story, but pizza is here... I will be back to type this ASAP....... .......My story goes like this: I went into...
    rachael1987 rachael1987 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 21, 2008

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    Certified Pharmacy Techician On The Job Training For One Week. -     I am a certified pharmacy technician just got a job a week now. My problem the one training me which is the...
    MPachiano MPachiano 46-50 1 Response May 14, 2012

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    New - Im a new pharmacy technicians just got license, I try to find a job in LA area can;t find it,, its so hard and very frustrating, they need 1-5 experience people . how can we...
    tech31 tech31 31-35 4 Responses Jul 11, 2009

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    Pharmacy Tech Student - Hello there everyone! I am a Student at Rasmussen College & currently taking Introduction to Pharmacy...I don't get out much due to a little 3 year old...
    discreetlyloved discreetlyloved 22-25, F Apr 10, 2013

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    I Am A Pharmacy Technician Who Is At A Cross Roads Of Sorts ..... - My situation is I am a black male, 34 year old, father of 3 and future husband. I have a 2.99 GPA in my college...
    marlloyd marlloyd 31-35, M Jan 29, 2013

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    Hello - What are the differences between the different categories of pediatric patients?
    rthoward rthoward 31-35 Aug 11, 2012

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    What To Study - Hello, all I wanted to know what to study for the PTCB. I am currently studying the Mosby's Review. I have no experience in a pharmacy setting. Can anyone help me...
    Goody12 Goody12 22-25 Feb 3, 2013

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    Externship Insecurities - I'm going to Clark College in Vancouver, Washington. It's a lot that we are going through in class very quickly. I'm keeping up for the most part. In the...
    pysue pysue 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2011

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    I Really Need Help With Renewing My National License. I'll Do Anything For Some Help. - This is my first time "trying" to renew my national license and I am at my wits' end. I...
    Andypants78 Andypants78 31-35 1 Response Nov 27, 2012

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    I should really stop stalling. I have to get this CE test done before the end of December. Ideally it should be done by tomorrow...I haven't done any actual Pharmacy Tech job since...
    MarilynMonster MarilynMonster 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    I'm so confused.. Should I shift course or not? My first course was pharmacy, i chose this course believing that it could give a good future, but then I shifted after my first...
    aljada aljada 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    There are some things that are good about technology but when things go wrong I just want to go hide under the covers. I think it is because I just hate trying to figure new things...
    dawnmill dawnmill 36-40 Mar 23

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    I'm 17 this year and I originally wanted to become a doctor , not because I was extremely passionate about medicine or anything but just because I had good grades and found it...
    rebekahmak rebekahmak 18-21, F Mar 25

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    Once Again Love I was a Reiki master, also conducting courses in Emotional Intelligence , for approximately ten years. Moreover, I was a happy wife and mother, living and...
    Sarita07 Sarita07 51-55, F Mar 26

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    Coming to, or rejoining the living was an interesting experience. I can now say that I do not fear death, delirium maybe, but not the process of dying. The ride toward it was...
    paufui paufui 51-55 Apr 2

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    Last night i had sinusitis i didnt slept well. It was a terrible night. I went to the school clinic in the morning and although i had an early appointment i waited for an hour. I...
    BlueFloraKae BlueFloraKae 18-21, F Apr 4

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    Im taking Bs Pharmacy im only 1st year and i fail my one subject which pharmaceutical cal. I dont know if Bs Pharmacy is for me. What im going to do summer it or take a shift
    BabyBunby BabyBunby 16-17, F Apr 6

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    Im Taking BS Pharmacy 1st year going 2nd year but i failed my one subject which is Pharmaceutical Cal. And i dont know if BS Pharmacy is for me. Take summer classes or just shift...
    BabyBunby BabyBunby 16-17, F 6 Responses Apr 6

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    1. I haven't had a haircut in 10 years so my hair is crazy long and healthy.. random strangers always want to touch it or compliment me about it.. 2. I love children, elephants...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Dad is a prawn technician/consultant. Guess what's on our fridge during harvest time? bet you know lol From grilled, salad, "sigang", deep-fried ...just love it! Lobsters, crabs...
    FoxxySilverCrow FoxxySilverCrow 26-30, F Mar 19

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    I just read an awesome post that summarized pretty much said to be yourself on here and be open;) I haven't been quite open as I could be...almost as if hiding behind a curtain...
    Anarai Anarai 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    We met because I started working at a university in a new city and he was my supervisor. After two weeks there we slept together and I became pregnant with twins. When I told him...
    valkyriebird valkyriebird 36-40 Apr 3

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    Malfunction. The word "robot" is derived from the Slavonic root relating to slave/serf/ worker. (e.g. Russian: Rabotat- work). Warning- this story contains nothing but the...
    NekroNomikon NekroNomikon 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Right now I am a senior and only have about a month until graduation. I have so much going on and it feels like it's closing in, chocking me. All my life I have dreamed of being a...
    rainabaina rainabaina 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    A Haunting in Woodland By Paul Dale Roberts, HPI Esoteric Detective HPI (Hegelianism Paranormal Intelligence) International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/HPIinternational...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    A new employee calls the Help Desk to complain that there's something wrong with her password. No, it's not the usual caps-lock problem. "The problem is that whenever I type the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    So stuff by now has become greato like ! .. works goodo, have designed and made corsets. taught how to make corset's. certified as a nail art technician. painted nails art :D...
    wezamuntkee wezamuntkee 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Your personality type: "Reliable Realist" Serious and quiet, interested in security and peaceful living. Extremely thorough, responsible and dependable. Well-developed powers of...
    jdwm jdwm 18-21, M 1 day ago