CPhT Connect - Vol. 3 Issue 2 2022

This issue of CPhT Connect includes:

The Great Resignation of Pharmacy Technicians

There is a great phenomenon occurring across the world, one which has been heavily affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, known as “The Great Resignation”. The Great Resignation is defined as the predicted number of people who have seemingly left their jobs amid horrible working conditions and pharmacy have been some of the most affected. NPTA conducted a Burnout Survey in early 2022 amongst its members. Dive deeper into the results. 

Understanding the Basics of Prescription Insurance

When you hear the word insurance, what comes to your mind? Insurance helps us maintain a certain standard of living, even in times of poor health or natural disasters. Therefore, it is important to understand the basics of insurance policies. Explore the world of insurance and billing in the pharmacy.

Attention to Detail: A Critical Skill in the Pharmacy

The healthcare system would be incomplete without pharmacy technologists. However,
according to the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, about four of every 250 pharmacy orders contain an error. As a result, attention to detail in a pharmacy is essential to avoid unnecessary adverse effects or death. Pharmacists need to pay close attention to details to keep patients safe. Read more on why itʼs so important to have great attention to detail skills in the pharmacy.

Continuing Education: Pain Management – What You Need to Know & Want to Know

Over 1 billion people suffer from chronic pain, including approximately 100 million Americans, which is more than those affected by diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. Approximately 75 million Americans, or one in every four, have suffered from the pain that lasts longer than 24 hours; millions more suffer from acute pain. Find out more about the extent to which pharmacy technicians can understand more
about pain management.

Other stories covering:

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome for Women

PTSD in Men

RSV in Children