When preparing for the pharmacy technician practice exam, it is very important to get the best PTCB study guide available. There are dozens of products out there, but there are several high quality guides that stand out above all the rest. These are the best pharmacy technician study guides:
Mosby’s Review for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination. This is the most popular PTCB study guide available, and for good reason. It is clearly written, well organized, and extremely thorough. There are also 7 practice exams in the book, and another 10 practice exams available online. Yes, that’s 17 full-length practice exams (100 questions) complete with answers and explanations. Everything you need to pass your pharmacy technician certification exam on the first try!
Certification Exam Review for The Pharmacy Technician. This pharmacy technician study guide is not quite as popular as Mosby’s, but it’s been been getting excellent reviews. The content of the book is weighted to match the content of the PTCE, and it avoids adding any extra study material that is not going to be tested. There are 5 complete practice tests, as well as 3 math tests and 2 drug tests. All of the practice tests include very thorough explanations.
PTCB Exam Simplified. This new edition of PTCB Exam Simplified is another excellent pharmacy tech study guide. It does a great job focusing only the material that is covered on the PTCE, and includes charts and illustrations that are very helpful. It’s also loaded with practice problems and examples, and has a full-length practice test.
Pharmacy Technician Exam. This PTCB book by LearningExpress is another good option to help you prepare for the PTCE or ExCPT. Everything is explained clearly and right to the point. Includes 2 pharmacy tech practice exams as well. A little cheaper than the other books as well.
Complete Math Review for the Pharmacy Technician. Some pharmacy technicians find the math concepts to be the most challenging. If you want a great PTCB study guide that focuses solely on the math then pickup this book from APhA. Covers all the pharmacy math with simple explanations and includes over 750 practice problems.