What are the eligibility requirements for the Medication History Certificate?

To be eligible for the Medication History Assessment-Based Certificate Program, an applicant must be an active PTCB CPhT in good standing and satisfy one of the following pathways:

Pathway 1: Completion of a PTCB-recognized Medication History education/training program AND at least 6 months of experience conducting Medication Histories and/or similar experiences of patient-focused communication*.

Pathway 2: At least 12 months of experience conducting Medication Histories and/or similar experiences of patient-focused communication*.

 *Approximately 50% of time spent in work activities should involve patient-focused communication (e.g., intake of new patients/prescriptions, answering patient questions). The intention of the requirement is that pharmacy technicians with full-time work experience in community pharmacies and/or work experience in ambulatory/hospital roles focused on taking medication histories will meet the spirit of the requirement.      

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