Technician Chapter

The OSHP Technician Chapter serves as a forum for all pharmacy technicians to:

  • Enhance pharmacy technician education and training
  • Engage conversations and exchange ideas about pharmacy practice and change in practice
  • Promote pharmacy technicians as essential members of the health care team
  • Provide opportunities for professional development

Chapter Activities: promotion of the national pharmacy technician certification examination, service on the Membership, Professional Affairs and Educational Affairs Councils, engagement in planning the Fall Seminar Tech-Track, coordinating the vote for OSHP Technician of The Year Award, and input to the OSHP Board of Directors concerning issues of importance to pharmacy technicians.


OSHP Technician Chapter Leadership

For more information about joining the Technician Chapter or for questions about chapter activities, please contact the OSHP Technician Chapter President:

2017-18 Technician Chapter President

Christine Kostechka, CPhT - OHSU

2017-18 Technician Chapter Co-Chairs

Doug Meyer - Legacy Health Meridian Park Campus
Courtney Kraus - Pacific University


OSHP Technician Chapter Membership

To become a member, simply fill out the membership application form.  If you would like to speak with someone about being a member before signing up, please send an email detailing your request to mail@oshp.org and you will be connected with someone who can answer your questions.


Pharmacy Technicians Resource Center

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

OSHP is a marketing partner with the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board and proudly promotes the national, voluntary pharmacy technician certification examination to interested technicians.  Successful examinees earn the credential of CPhT.

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)

Oregon State Board of Pharmacy

Washington State Board of Pharmacy

ASHP Accredited Technician Training Programs

Other Technician Training Programs