When was the PTCE® last updated?

The content of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE®) was updated on January 1, 2020. 

The previous nine knowledge domains making up the contents of the PTCE have been reduced to four:

  • Medications (40% of exam)
  • Federal Requirements (12.5%)
  • Patient Safety and Quality Assurance (26.25%)
  • Order Entry and Processing (21.25%)

Further information on the content of the current version of the PTCE is available in the PTCE Content Outline.

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