When did the Assessment-Based Certificate Program Exams become available?

PTCB Assessment-Based Certificate exams were released in the following months:

  • Technician Product Verification: October 2019
  • Medication History: October 2019
  • Hazardous Drug Management:  July 2020
  • Billing and Reimbursement: July 2020
  • Controlled Substances Diversion Prevention: September 2020
  • Immunization Administration: February 2021
  • Point-of-Care Testing: October 2021
  • Medication Therapy Management: December 2021
  • Regulatory Compliance: May 2022
  • Supply Chain and Inventory Management: July 2022
  • Nonsterile Compounding: May 2023

Scoring may take longer with newly launched Assessment-Based Certificate Programs. Exam results are expected to be available 3 to 4 months following the launch of the certificate program.

After several candidates have taken the exam, PTCB will use a multi-step process to determine the passing score. Only those who achieve a passing score and fulfill the other program requirements will earn the Assessment-Based Certificate.

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