Continuing Education - TPTS

Continuing Education


Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Certification - Renewal Requirements

Recertification through CE ensures pharmacy technicians remain knowledgeable in current pharmacy practice. PTCB-certified pharmacy technicians are required to renew their certification every 2 years to maintain their credentials.

Each recertification period requires completion of a minimum of 20 hours of CE, with 1 hour each required to be in pharmacy law and patient safety. For additional details, visit PTCB Requirements

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Processing CE Credit

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) requires that all pharmacy CE credits be processed and claimed no later than 60 days from the date of the live activity or completion of an on-demand activity.

This includes all TPTS/ASHP activities participated in to-date, such as CE obtained via meetings, workshops, live webinars, recorded webinars, home study, print, etc.

  • NABP-CPE Monitor will NOT accept CE credits earned from TPTS/ASHP activities beyond 60 days from the date of the live or on-demand activity.
  • If you are unsure if you have processed CE, visit NABP-CPE Monitor to check your profile and view their transcript.
  • This deadline is established in accordance with ACPE/CPE Monitor directed requirements. 

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The Pharmacy Technician SocietySM(TPTS) is supported by ASHP  
While we maintain a close affiliation with ASHP, which serves as the supporting organization for our endeavors, we want to assure you that our commitment remains steadfast in representing our technician membership independently. We are dedicated to providing information, content, and services that benefit technicians in all areas of practice. You may encounter links or references leading to ASHP's website during your visit to this website; rest assured that our foremost aim is to serve your needs and interests, and ASHP provides a framework for us to do so.  ASHP resources serve as additional services for your benefit, in addition to TPTS resources.