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New TRC Partnership Program Announced


Therapeutic Research Center (TRC® Healthcare, or TRC), a leading provider of medication advisory and learning solutions and the author of Pharmacist’s Letter, has partnered with the Utah Pharmacy Association (UPhA), and announced an agreement that enables UPhA to offer its individual members and Utah-based retail pharmacies employer-based training via subscription to Pharmacy Technicians University, a one-of-a-kind online training program for pharmacy technicians. In addition, UPhA can now offer subscriptions for its retail pharmacy store members to the Community Pharmacy Standard Bundle from TRC, which includes access to Pharmacist’s Letter, Pharmacy Technician’s Letter, the Learning Management Portal and CE Organizer for assigning and tracking continuing education, and Natural Medicines, the most comprehensive natural/alternative medicine and supplement database available.

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If you are ready to sign up for any of the programs below, simply email us at and include the following information:

Pharmacy name, pharmacy contact person, primary title of contact person, email address, and which products you would like. We will then contact you with additional details and to finalize the setup of the program with you.  

Pharmacy Technicians University (PTU)

$450 per pharmacy/annual - nonmember rate
$400 per pharmacy/annual - member rate

Take the headache out of technician training and compliance with the No. 1 provider of distance learning for pharmacy technicians. TRC’s Pharmacy Technicians University is an online, competency-based curriculum that simplifies the educational experience, improves efficiency, and helps reduce errors.

Pharmacy Technicians University is the ONLY online PTCB-Recognized Sterile Compounding Education/Training Program.

Train unlimited number of technicians with your annual PTU subscription. Click here to watch a quick, 90-second overview video to learn more about Pharmacy Technicians University.

Community Standard Bundle

Includes: Pharmacist's Letter, Pharmacy Technician's Letter, Natural Medicines, and the Learning Portal

$900 per pharmacy/annual

The Community Standard Bundle includes the above mentioned for your entire pharmacy. Your pharmacists and technicians will all get their own individual access to Pharmacist's Letter  or Pharmacy Technician's Letter and Natural Medicines. As the administrator, you can track individual progress  through the learning portal. Get the specific education you need in your pharmacy. Each pharmacy is different, so give your employees what they need to succeed.  

Get PTU and Community Standard Bundle for discount rate.

$1200 per pharmacy/annual - Member Pharmacy
$1500 per pharmacy/annual - Nonmember Pharmacy

The Nonmember pharmacy bundle includes a pharmacy membership plan for your entire pharmacy, which is regularly $500 per pharmacy and includes membership for your entire pharmacy. Our Non-member rate gets you our Pharmacy Membership Plan for $300. 

*If you have multiple pharmacies you would like to include, please contact us directly for group pricing.

Email us at and ask for the TRC Multi-Pharmacy Discount. Please indicate how many pharmacies you are interested in signing up in our combo bundle rate.

 Community Standard Bundle Includes:

Pharmacists are on the front lines of patient care.  They need evidence-based resources at their fingertips to educate patients effectively, make clinical recommendations, and provide medication therapy management (MTM) services. Plus, pharmacies that serve patients with Medicare Advantage health plans or Medicare Part D prescription drug plans are in the perfect position to impact quality measures. TRC’s timely, unbiased, peer-reviewed, drug therapy information is written by pharmacists and delivered in a concise, clear-cut, and easy-to-understand format.

Resources Tailored to Pharmacists

  • Timely, practical drug comparison charts
  • Answers to medication FAQs
  • Patient education handouts in English and Spanish
  • Templates to facilitate communication with your colleagues

Medication Recommendations

  • New and current drug therapy developments
  • Pharmacy practice and disease-related charts and guidelines
  • Practical advice and education for patients
  • Latest clinical trial results and tips for applying them to practice

Unbiased and Concise Information

  • Peer-reviewed by dozens of front-line practitioners and thought leaders 
  • Written by an editorial team of clinical pharmacists
  • Concise, evidence-based recommendations
  • Free from pharma influence

Legal and Regulatory Updates

  • Keep up with changing government regulations
  • Find out what the latest legal changes are in every state
  • Comprehensive collection of resources and continuing education 
  • Webinars and expert opinions

Comprehensive CE with Live Training Options

  • Stay certified in any U.S. state
  • Hundreds of home study courses
  • Competency and compliance training and tracking
  • Earn CE credits with our monthly Pharmacist’s Letter
  • Earn CE credit from live webinars on hot topics
  • Practical advice from top experts

PL CE & Training Organizer

  • Built into Pharmacist’s Letter
  • Keep track of all your CE credits, from all sources
  • Print statements of credit

Colleagues Interact

  • Connect with peers
  • Join debates about drug therapy
  • Ask questions about best practices
  • Share your experiences


  • Get information on the go
  • Mobile website
  • Get CE credit for reading on your phone

The role of pharmacy technicians is expanding.  Playing an important part of achieving quality-care goals, they juggle many responsibilities including prescriptions, prescribers, payors, and patients. And there is no room for error.  Pharmacy Technician’s Letter helps technicians gain the skills necessary to be a valuable part of the pharmacy.

Technician-Specific Resources

  • Technician Tutorials teach essential skills
  • Charts, guides, and FAQs for easy reference
  • Easy to understand
  • Useful patient handouts in English and Spanish

Medication Information

  • Concise articles get to the point quickly
  • Written by clinical pharmacists

Practical Resources for Techs

  • Error prevention resources
  • Dispensing resources
  • Business resources
  • Patient-oriented resources

New Medications and Regulatory Initiatives

  • Review the latest news and research
  • Peer-reviewed answers to your questions
  • Short, practical recommendations from pharmacists
  • Keep up with government regulations

Comprehensive CE with Live Training Options

  • Stay certified in any U.S. state
  • Maintain national certification
  • Hundreds of home study courses
  • Competency and compliance training and tracking
  • Earn CE credit with our monthly Pharmacy Technician’s Letter
  • Earn CE credit from live webinars on hot topics
  • Practical advice from top experts

Pharmacy Technician’s CE Organizer

  • Built into Pharmacy Technician’s Letter
  • View available Pharmacy Technician’s Letter courses
  • Keep track of all your CE credits, from all sources
  • Print statements of credit


  • Get information on the go
  • Mobile-responsive website
  • Get CE credit for reading on your phone

Millions of patients use natural medicine supplements and alternative treatments, but information resources are unreliable, anecdotal, or don’t contain references. TRC’s Natural Medicines is an evidence-based database of information on the safety and effectiveness of natural medicines and alternative therapies. Reduce risks, save time, and make informed decisions.

Comprehensive, Unbiased, Fresh

  • 1,400 natural medicine monographs
  • Updated daily
  • Concise recommendations from an unbiased editorial team
  • Patient education handouts in multiple languages

Evidence-based Ratings for Natural Medicines

  • Over 170,000 commercially available natural products
  • Scientific, evidence-based ratings
  • Safety, effectiveness, and quality information
  • Unique and easy-to-understand Natural Medicines Brand Evidence-based Rating (NMBER)

Largest Natural Medicines Database in the World

  • Over 1,200 monographs on natural ingredients
  • Over 200 monographs on complementary and alternative treatments
  • NMBER system
  • Scientific, evidence-based information on safety, effectiveness, and interactions

Drug Interactions

  • Check for interactions with conventional medications
  • Interaction ratings to determine clinical significance

Nutrient Depletion

  • Identify which nutrients are depleted by conventional medications
  • Nutrient depletion ratings to determine clinical significance

Safety During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

  • Identify safe, natural medicines for pregnant women
  • Identify safe, natural medicines for lactating women
  • Medication safety ratings to determine clinical significance

Effectiveness and Safety

  • Identify which natural medicines and therapies are most effective
  • Search by medical condition or symptom
  • Effectiveness rating reports deliver scientifically studied information

Continuing Education

  • Complete library of CE/CME courses
  • Evidence-based resources
  • Clinical management of disease states
  • Clinical management of medical conditions






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