Here are some helpful ways for you to prepare for the Pharmacy Technician Exam
Take a Course
While it is possible to take and pass the national examination without taking a course, it is very helpful and depending on which course you take, this could save you a ton of time! KLR Pharmacy Technician Training School offers an 8 week, fully online program that can be completed in the comfort of your own home. Regardless of which program you choose, it is important to keep in mind that your instructor has been doing this for quite some time and most often, they are fully aware of what is asked on the national exam. With this benefit, you end up studying exactly what you need without overwhelm.
It is important to show up for your national exam prepared. At the very least, give yourself 30-60 days of study time before testing. Set specific time aside each day to study the correct material. Don’t wait until the week of or the day before to begin studying for your exam.
Utilize flash cards to help you study
Especially if you have a busy life, flash cards are a great way to study on the go. At the doctor's office, in the line at the grocery store, while you are waiting for water to boil for dinner, sitting in the pickup line to get your kids after school, etc. Utilize your time wisely! Create quiz-like content by adding a question to one side of the card and the answer to the other side of the card.
Use the right study materials
Be sure to use material that your instructor has deemed most important for the national exam. There can be several different versions of the national exam and the writers can add whatever they want to it. Pharmacy material changes rapidly and for this reason, the exam can too. At KLR Pharmacy Technician Training School, students complete ten chapters in an 8-week period, but our main focus where we spend 5 out of the 8 weeks- is Chapter 1, which focuses on material commonly asked on any version of the NHA exam.