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South Central KY AHEC Western Kentucky University 1906 College Heights Blvd #41038 Bowling Green, KY 42101-1038

Instructor: Tori Kelley, Pharm.D.

Dr. Tori Kelley is a graduate from the Creighton University School Of Pharmacy where she received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in biology from Western Kentucky University. After graduating from WKU she worked for 12 years as a pharmaceutical sales representative for American Home Products and Pfizer. Additionally, she has over 10 years experience in hospital and retail pharmacy. Dr. Kelley is currently employed as the Clinical Specialist and Retail Assistant Manager at Sheldon's Express Pharmacy in Bowling Green, KY. Dr. Kelley is married and is the mother of four children. She is a member of APhA and the 4th District Pharmacists Association.

Certified Pharmacy Technician Training

To be held

one night per week for 12 weeks

at

WKU South Campus Room 131 2355 Nashville Road Bowling Green, KY

on Mondays

February 21 - May 9, 2011

Sponsored by: South Central KY AHEC

and

WKU College of Health & Human Services

About the Class...

The South Central Kentucky Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is conducting a Pharmacy Technician Training Class. The class will prepare individuals for taking the National Certification Exam for Pharmacy Technicians. Beginning in 2007, the PTCB exam is offered exclusively in a Computer-Based Testing (CBT) format. In April 2009, PTCB began continuous testing. Candidates are able to test on-demand at their local Pearson VUE Professional Testing Center. (Bowling Green Technical College is a testing Pearson VUE Testing Center for the pharmacy tech exam.) Please check the website (http://www.ptcb.org) for exam information and the current examination fee. Candidates will now be given two (2) hours to complete the 90 multiplechoice question examination, along with a brief tutorial and survey. Official pass/fail results are available to candidates at the completion of the exam. Because of changes in healthcare, pharmacy technicians are becoming a much more integral and valuable part of the health care team. National Certification will guarantee an individual's qualifications for the position of Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). To continue to hold certification, a CPhT is required to obtain twenty hours of continuing education for recertification within two years of original certification or previous certification. To be eligible to sit for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination, the candidate must have a high school diploma or its equivalent (e.g., a GED or foreign diploma); no felony conviction; no drug or pharmacy related convictions, including misdemeanors (These violations must be disclosed to PTCB.); no denial, suspension, revocation, or restriction of registration or licensure, consent order or other restriction by any State Board of Pharmacy; and no admission of misconduct or violation of regulations of any State Board of Pharmacy.

Date/Time February 21 - May 9, 2011

(Mondays) 6:30-8:30 pm CST

Application Form: Pharmacy Technician Name__________________________________ SS# (last four digits only)____ ____ ____ ____

Location WKU South Campus Room 131 2355 Nashville Road Bowling Green, KY Instructor Tori Kelley, Pharm.D.

PTCB Announces Pharmacy Tech Exam Results

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) administers a voluntary national certification program for pharmacy technicians. The cornerstone of the program is the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination, a written exam that samples candidates' knowledge base related to the responsibilities and activities of pharmacy technicians. Since the program's inception, July 1995, PTCB has certified over 380,000 pharmacy technicians. As of September 30, 2010, Kentucky has 4,967 CPhTs. Kentucky is among the thirty-six State Boards of Pharmacy that recognize PTCB Certification. The goal of the certification program is to enable pharmacy technicians to work more effectively with pharmacists to offer greater patient care, service and safety. Because of training and national certification, pharmacists can better serve patients and increase their direct patient care activities because they can rely on CPhTs who have a documented mastery of knowledge and skill. CPhTs are making a positive difference in patient care!

Home Address___________________________ _______________________________________ Work Place______________________________ Work Address_____________________________ _______________________________________ Phone Number to contact in case of class cancellation______________________________ E-Mail__________________________________ Previous Pharmacy Tech Experience Yes ________ No __________ Number of Years of Pharmacy Tech Experience (if any) ________________________ Amount Enclosed_________________________

Please Make Check Payable to: WKU-AHEC Please Mail To:

South Central KY AHEC ATTN: Joyce Dunagan Western KY University 1906 College Heights Blvd #41038 Bowling Green, KY 42101-1038 Phone: (270) 745-3325 (feel free to copy this form for others attending)

Due to limited enrollment, please apply as soon as possible. Available spots will be given to those applications, accompanied with payment, that are received first.

Enrollment is limited

Registration Deadline: Feb. 7, 2011

Tuition Fee: $200

The fee includes registration and textbooks.

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