Pharmacy technician test

Have you always dreamed of becoming a pharmacy technician? Have you considered not only doing this just as a day job but elevating it to the level of a professional career? Well the first thing you would want to do is take the accredited pharmacy technician test. It’s actually not as difficult as it seems, as long as you have persistence and dedication you’ll be able to pass.

The pharmacy tech is the person who assists the pharmacists with the basic duties of running a pharmacy, with the exception of distributing medical advice to patients. Counting pills, filling prescriptions and keeping track of medical records are very common duties.

To get started is a pharmacy tech making the average wage, you’ll need just a small amount of experience and the other skills you can easily learn while working, but you’ll be able to make much more if you score well on the pharmacy technician test. If you’re planning to take this test soon there are many ways that you can prepare yourself.

Firstly do thorough research and make the determination if you want to use online or off-line study materials, and with which organization. Once you pass this first step just start studying as much as you can. The test has three sections the biggest of which tests your knowledge of helping the pharmacists serve patients, the second biggest part of the test asks you questions pertaining to maintaining medication and inventory control. The final section on the test finds out how much you know about the administration and management aspects of the pharmacy. The test will have 125 multiple choice questions, and you have three hours to complete the test. Apart from that there are 15 pre-test questions which aren’t included in your final mark but completing them successfully will serve as the base foundation for your exam.

When preparing for the test study in careful detail each of the three different sections. Don’t let the large words and the amount of questions scare you. Try to stay focused and calm, the last thing you need to happen is to end up in a state of panic. Stay focused and study smart, do your best and you have the job of your dreams in no time.