What Do I Need To Be A Pharmacy Tech?
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Possess either a high school diploma or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED). Please provide complete and accurate disclosure of any and all disciplinary measures taken by the State Board of Pharmacy including criminal proceedings. Ensure that you are in full compliance with all of the PTCB certification policies. Get a score that is good enough to pass the certification test.
What are the qualifications to become a pharmacy tech?
- Or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
- Certificate from an approved pharmacy technician training program (must be certified by the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacist or recognized by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board)
- Certificates from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and the National Healthcareer Association ExCPT are acceptable alternatives (NHA ExCPT).
How do I become a pharmacy tech?
- You should have at least a high school diploma or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
- Full disclosure of any and all disciplinary measures taken by the State Board of Pharmacy or the Criminal Justice Agency should be required.
- Maintain full conformity with all of the PTCB’s certification policies.
- Obtain a grade that is acceptable on the professional examination.
How to get Nationally Certified Pharmacy Tech?
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- Candidates need to have either completed an education/training program that is recognized by the PTCB OR have comparable job experience as a pharmacy technician (with a minimum of one year’s worth of experience).
- Complete disclosure of any and all disciplinary proceedings taken by the State Board of Pharmacy or other relevant agencies
- Observance of all PTCB Certification regulations relevant to the situation
- score required for passage on the Certification Exam for Pharmacy Technicians (PTCE)