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Making the Case for Advanced Pharmacy Technicians (On-demand)


Challenges with recent shifts in the role of pharmacists from foundational pharmaceutical care to clinical, direct patient care roles in both inpatient and community pharmacy settings has led to an advancing function of the pharmacy technician. 

This activity aims to set the case on the roles of the advanced pharmacy technicians. It will describe the role of conventional pharmacy technicians and how it is impacted by the regulatory landscape. Through evidence-based research, the activity will illustrate how pharmacies and the healthcare system benefit from advanced pharmacy technician roles, such as in compounding. Practice settings for advanced pharmacy technicians will also be identified.


Intended audience

    • Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians

    Learning Objectives

    Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians

    1. Describe the conventional pharmacy technician role and how it is impacted by the regulatory landscape.
    2. Explain the impact of advanced pharmacy technician roles on the practice of pharmacy.
    3. Identify practice settings for advanced pharmacy technician roles.

    Hardware/software requirements

    Web browser

    Google Chrome (most recent 2 versions)

    Mozilla Firefox (most recent 2 versions)

    Internet Explorer v11

    Apple Safari (most recent 2 versions)

    Microsoft Edge (most recent 2 versions)

    Internet connection

    Computer: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)

    Mobile device: 3G or better (WiFi recommended)


    No additional software needed


    2GB of RAM (minimum), 4GB or more of RAM (recommended)



    This webinar is Copyright © Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding 2023.

    Course summary
    Liza Chapman, PharmD, FAPhA

    Liza Chapman is Vice President of Partnership Development at Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), responsible for developing partnerships with the pharmacy community and state boards of pharmacy to advance pharmacy technician roles and responsibilities, and medication safety. Liza is also Founder/CEO of Patient Centered Pharmacy Services where she provides consulting services for the advancement of community-based pharmacy practice.
    Liza earned her PharmD from Mercer University College of Pharmacy after which she completed a community-based pharmacy residency program in conjunction with Mercer and The Kroger Co. (Atlanta, Georgia).

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    Please note that this webinar is not accredited / does not offer any CE credit.


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