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Pharmacy Technician Essentials

Pharmacy Technician Essentials


Edition: 1

Copyright: 2025

Pages: 410

Mapped to the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam, Paradigm’s new Pharmacy Technician Essentials program includes a comprehensive textbook, 20 pharmacy lab simulations, and several student resources. Aspiring pharmacy technicians will quickly build the skills base for exceptional, safe service to patients and the knowledge to continue advancing their career through certification.


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Sarah M. Lawrence, PharmD, MA, BCGP has over 18 years of experience in the profession of pharmacy, as a technician, intern, and pharmacist. Her pharmacy experience includes community pharmacy, corporate long-term care, medical education, and academia. She is board certified in geriatrics. Dr. Lawrence served as program director of an ASHP-accredited pharmacy technician program and earned the Roy Kemp Award in 2019; it recognizes the national pharmacy technician educator of the year. She has taught at all levels of higher education, including undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students. Dr. Lawrence is director of pharmacy technician education for PharmCon freeCE, a division of Knowfully Learning Group, a leading provider of continuing education. Dr. Lawrence served as national president of the Pharmacy Technician Educators Council 2019–2020.


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