PTCB Celebrates Twentieth Anniversary in 2015
PTCB Hosts Special Reception, Releases New 20-Year Anniversary Film, and Honors the 2015 PTCB CPhT of the Year
PTCB hosted a special 20th anniversary reception on October 27, 2015 to celebrate two decades of advancing patient care and safety. More than 80 guests attended the festive event, including pharmacy leaders, employers, educators, PTCB staff, and 20-year CPhTs. Read more
Honoring the 2015 CPhT of the Year, Hortense Jones
A high point of the evening was a special ceremony to honor Hortense Jones (center)
, the 2015 PTCB CPhT of the Year
, when PTCB Executive Director and CEO Everett B. McAllister MPA, RPh (third from left)
, presented her with a trophy and honorarium. Board of Governors members (left to right)
Larry Wagenknecht, BPharm, Scott Meyers, MS, RPh, Paul Abramowitz, PharmD (Chair), Carmen Catizone, BPharm, DPh, and Thomas Menighan, BPharm, MBA, ScD, also joined in the festivities.
20-Year Anniversary Film Premiere
The event included a premiere showing of PTCB’s short 20-Year Anniversary film
. Guests enjoyed this 4-minute mini-documentary and its candid interviews with CPhTs, pharmacy leaders, and stakeholders who point out expanding technician roles and the growth of PTCB’s Certification Program in the past 20 years.
Read the news release.
View video highlights from the event.
View photos from the event. _________________________________________________________________________________
Celebrating All Year Long
January 31, 2015 marked the twentieth anniversary
of PTCB's founding on that day in 1995, but PTCB is celebrating all year long in 2015! PTCB’s nationally accredited Pharmacy Technician Certification and Recertification Program enables technicians to work effectively with pharmacists across all pharmacy practice settings to advance patient care and safety. As the most widely accepted national certification program for pharmacy technicians, PTCB has granted more than 550,000 certifications since it was established in 1995. In 2014 alone, 30,358 candidates earned PTCB Certification.
Enter to win!
To celebrate PTCB’s 20th anniversary, PTCB is giving away free gift items all year long on social media! Post your response on Facebook
to PTCB’s monthly question and use #CelebrateCPhT to enter the monthly drawings!
View the 20-Year Anniversary Film.
View a list of 20-year CPhTs.
Read the January 2015 press release.
Read about the 2015 PTCB CPhT of the Year.
Submit your pharmacy team photo in 2015.