National Pharmacy Technician Association
The NPTA is one of the premier associations for pharmacy techs in the nation. As a member, you will be able to access jobs boards, continuing education modules, and even conferences where you can meet other technicians.
American Association of Pharmacy Technicians
As a member of the AAPT you will be able to engage with pharmacy technicians nationwide on the AAPT blog, keep up to date via the newsletter, and attend stimulating seminars at the annual conference. The association even offers free continuing education for members.
National Association of Boards of Pharmacy
More than 80 percent of jurisdictions require technicians to be licensed or certified. Stay current with the latest requirements and track your continuing education requirements via NABP.
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The ACPE oversees pharmacy technician programs to ensure they are held to the highest standards. Find accredited programs and other resources for continuing education.
Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy
AMCP recently opened their membership to pharmacy technicians making it a great time to engage in industry discussions. Through the AMCP, you can participate in continuing education, national meetings and a vast array of resources to help enhance your career.
American Pharmacists Association
The APhA’s website includes many resources specific to pharmacists, but they also includes information for technicians. Find study aids for your certification examination and resource books, such as a skills-building manual and pocket drug reference.
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
The ASHP includes resources for pharmacy techs, including educational outlets, articles discussing current trends and other resources aimed at helping you make the most of your career.
Board of Pharmacy Specialties
Though aimed at pharmacists, techs can use this website to stay current on issues and trends in the industry. The website includes a blog and other reading materials that may provide the nugget of information you need to stand out at work.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices
Everyone in the pharmaceutical industry wants the best, safest practices and the ISMP is there to help develop best practices for all. They distribute newsletters, host webinars and offer continuing education to help all healthcare professionals develop their practices.
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
This website aggregates pharmaceutical news that will be of interest to pharmacists and technicians. If you want to stay current on legislation, policy and new developments in the range of pharmaceuticals available, you will want to bookmark this site and refer to it often.
National Community Pharmacists Association
Community pharmacies are still a vital part of the industry. Since small operations often delegate more responsibility to technicians, you will find that the more you know about running a community pharmacy, the greater resource you will be to your employer.
National Pharmaceutical Association
Check this website when you complete your education to find the very best job listings. The NPA is particularly concerned with advocating for minority students and practicing pharmacists.
Texas Pharmacy Association
Get the latest information from the Texas Pharmacy Association. Though aimed at pharmacists, you can still learn a lot from the TPA. You will find links to articles related to policy, legislation and everyday news.
Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists
This site has much to offer you as a Texas-based pharmacy technician, including a job board. Join the association to stay connected to others in your field. Membership includes continuing education and a wide range of other resources.
Academy of Pharmacy Technicians (California)
Stay current on issues pertaining to your work locally and across the country. Take advantage of networking opportunities, gain insight into legislative advocacy and tap into other resources designed for pharmacy technicians.
Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association
Pharmacists and pharmacy techs alike can join the PPA to enjoy fellowship, professional networking and educational opportunities. Through the website, you can access webinars and CEs for technicians. The association also keeps members up to date on state and national legislation.
Minnesota Pharmacists Association
As a pharmacy technician, you can use the MPhA’s resources to stay current on CE requirements. Through the website, you can also access on-demand webinars to enhance your professional practice.
Virginia Pharmacists Association
Find opportunities for social, professional and academic gatherings that can help boost your career as a pharmacy technician. Legislative initiatives are a major part of the organization’s mission. They also support and encourage all techs to pursue national certification.
Nebraska Pharmacists Association
Through the NPA, pharmacy techs can find resources such as a training manual, a PTCB certification exam review and an ASHP/ACPE accredited training program that is offered at a local community college.
South Carolina Pharmacy Association
The SCPhA offers memberships to those who have either completed an accredited pharmacy tech program or who have a state-issued license. As a member, you will enjoy invitations to conferences, webinars and professional networking events throughout the Palmetto State.
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
Learn how to get certified, find pharmacy organizations and review job outlooks. The organization’s site includes exam preparation information, renewal resources and exam details.