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PTCB Calls for Profession-Wide Feedback on Proposed Changes to Certification Program

PTCB Calls for Profession-Wide Feedback on Proposed Changes to Certification Program Today, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) launches the C.R.E.S.T. Initiative Survey to collect feedback from the pharmacy profession on recommended ch... Read More

PTCB Announces New Employer Partnership Program

PTCB Announces New Employer Partnership Program The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is pleased to announce the launch of the http://ptcb.org/AM/CustomPages/EmployerPartner/index.html, designed for national chain, community, and healthsy... Read More

Imporant License Renewal Information

Now’s the Time to Act!At the end of the day on March 31, 2012 every pharmacist, pharmacy technician, pharmacy student and pharmacy license will expire.  If you are a licensee or registrant with the state of Illinois or the Pharmacist in Char... Read More

Leadership Profile - Lisa Lubsch , PharmD, AE-C

Where did you go to pharmacy school?  St. Louis College of PharmacyTrace your professional history since graduation: where have you trained/worked, any special accomplishments? I am currently on faculty at the SIUe School of Pharmacy and I practic... Read More

Recent Reformulation of Infant Acetaminophen Products

From the Illinois Poison Center11-Nov 2011The recent changes to the concentration of brand and generic pediatric acetaminophen products have led to several phone calls to the Illinois Poison Center involving therapeutic errors and patient or health car... Read More

Building Connections through the ICHP Annual Meeting!

Establishing and maintaining connections is so important in both our personal and professional lives.  The focus of the 2011 Annual Meeting was “Build Your Connections”.  This principle was highlighted by: programming on the impor... Read More

Hospital leaders urge Congress to address record drug shortages

September 23, 2011 -- Relieving and minimizing avoidable drug shortages requires both short-term interventions and longer-term permanent solutions, a hospital executive told the House Energy and Commerce Committee Health Subcommittee today at a hearing... Read More

Inaugural Address by Chris Rivers

Good afternoon members, colleagues and friends. Today I stand before you, humbled and honored to have been elected to serve as the 48th ICHP President.  I hope you have made many connections this year as challenged by Past President Carrie Sincak.... Read More

Leadership Profile - Antoine T. Jenkins, PharmD, BCPS

Where did you go to pharmacy school? University of Tennessee Health Science Center located in Memphis.Trace your professional history since graduation: where have you trained / worked, any special accomplishments? After graduation, I completed a PGY1 r... Read More

ICHP Dues Increase - How to Save Before Implementation

When was the last time you spent $1.05 on a gallon of regular gas or $0.29 on a first class stamp? It was likely in 1992, the same year that ICHP last increased its membership dues.  Much has changed since then and in order to keep up with these c... Read More

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