Pharmacy Techs must know the core measurement conversions in order to decode prescription orders, accurately translate instructions, and correctly mix solutions. The list of conversions on this page are the basics, and should suffice for the purpose of studying for the PTCB exam™. Please understand that some of the measurements are rounded up, in order to simplify memorization.
Q. Which conversions should I memorize for the PTCB™?
A. Knowing the ones this page should suffice!
**This list of pharmacy measurement conversions is not a complete list, but designed to cover the most necessary based on a pharmacy technicians daily duties. As things go with this site, this list is more a quick reference of the the most common conversions likely to be found when studying for the PTCB or ExCPT exams within an official program. Please check with your instructor for a more complete list.
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