Oncology Pharmacy Technician Association (OPTA)

Dispensing Positive Outcomes

As the only forum for the global oncology pharmacy technician community, OPTA provides a voice and resources for oncology pharmacy technicians worldwide. OPTA is by oncology pharmacy technicians for oncology pharmacy technicians. We give our members this platform to connect and work together to advance personally and professionally to provide a higher level of care for our patients. For us, that means advocating for oncology pharmacy technicians to be an influential voice for patients undergoing cancer care. Membership is complimentary. 

Participants of September 13, 2022 Webinar:

Please use link below to obtain the 1.0 Live CE credit. Link will be available for 60 days. 

Complimentary Continuing Education For Pharmacy Technicians

By empowering pharmacy technicians, we can create better continuity of care for patients being treated with oral oncolytics. Through free continuing education for pharmacy technicians, we’re  equipping technicians with the knowledge they need to provide quality care to cancer patients.

OPTA’S MISSION

Our Mission is to strengthen and empower oncology pharmacy technicians in their increasingly vital role as part of the medically integrated team by providing leadership and professional development opportunities to ensure better outcomes for cancer patients.

our vision and values

Our vision is for each patient to receive the maximum benefit from their cancer treatment. We can achieve this by cultivating a community focused on advancing the oncology pharmacy technician’s role through professional development and innovation.

Questions about OPTA? Please contact Taryn.Newsome@NCODA.org for more information.

An oncology pharmacy technician holds a pill bottle and smiles over his shoulder towards the camera

OPTA Monthly Publication

Past Issues

OPTA LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE

Alicia Barnes, CPhT, AON

Patient Assistance Technician

BRANDI GUDWIEN, CPHT

Patient Advocate

EMILY ZIMDARS, CPHT

Business Operations Specialist – Oncology

LINDA GRIMSLEY, CPHT

Retail Pharmacy Supervisor

SARA EISENHART, CPHT

Certified Pharmacy Technician

TERI ROBERTS, CPHT

Oncology Pharmacy Technician, Admixture and Oral Medications

Vonda McClendon, CPhT

Texas Oncology

RESOURCES

Cost Avoidance Waste Tracker

Positive Quality Interventions

PQI in Action

OCE Sheets

IVE Sheets

Treatment Support Kits

PQI Podcast

Members

Member Resources

OPTA

Committees

Member Login

Events

Webinars

Spring Forum

Oncology Institute

PSO Annual Meeting

Fall Summit

315-655-4640

P.O. Box 468
Cazenovia, NY 13035

NCODA is a 501(c)(3) Organization

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