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PTCB (Name) Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
PTCB (Definition) Offers national certification for PhT's in the U.S.
ISMP (Name) Institute for Safe Medical Practices
ISMP (Definition) Nonprofit organization devoted entirely to promoting safe medication use and preventing medication errors.
NCC MERP (Name) National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention
NCC MERP (founded by?) USP
NCC MERP (Definition) Independant council that gathers to address interdisciplinary causes of medication errors and strategies for prevention.
ASHP (Name) American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
ASHP (Definition) Advocates patient safety and establishing best practices to improve medication use.
Which assosiation/organization accredits PhT schools? ASHP
IHI (Name) Institute for Healthcare Improvement
IHI (Definition) Nonprofit organization commited to the improvement of healthcare by promoting promising concepts through sagety, efficiency, and other patient-centered goals.
USP (Name) United States Pharmacopia
USP (Definition) independant organization striving to ensure quality, safety and benefit of medicines and dietary suppliments by setting standards and certification processes.
PTEC (Name) Pharmacy Technician Educators Council
PTEC (Definition) U.S. Organization that promotes teachers' strategies and instructions for PhT education
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