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Need Help with ExCPT Preparation?

Help your students successfully prepare for the ExCPT test using Paradigm’s ExCPT Curriculum Mapping Guide,* available here: ExCPT_booklet.

The guide correlates the ExCPT test standard blueprint to the individual courseware in Paradigm’s Pharmacy Technician Series. Pharmacy Practice for Technicians, Sixth Edition–the flagship courseware of the series–addresses all of the standards. Its companions in the Pharmacy Technician Series fulfill the standards that are specifically related to the content of each courseware title. Consequently, instructors and students who use Paradigm’s Pharmacy Technician Series can be assured that their program of study prepares students for ExCPT’s test standards for certification.

ExCPT’s Categories

  • 1. Regulations and Pharmacy Duties
    A. Overview of Technician Duties and General Information
    B. Controlled Substances
    C. Other Laws and Regulations
  • 2. Drugs and Drug Therapy
    A. Drug Classification
    B. Most Frequently Prescribed Medications
  • 3. Dispensing Processes
    A. Prescription Information
    B. Preparing/Dispensing Prescriptions
    C. Calculations
    D. Sterile Products, Unit Dose, and Repackaging

*The National Healthcareer Association (NHA) is an independent national professional certification that offers the ExCPT. The NHA has had no participation in this mapping alignment guide.