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Alabama Pharmacy Technician Certification Requirements
Alabama State Board of Pharmacy
10 Inverness Center, Suite 110
Birmingham, AL 35242
Web site: www.albop.com
Use of the ExCPT Manual Form is optional.
The technician-to-pharmacist ratio is 3:1; of which one must be certified by a board-approved pharmacy technician certification program.
Alabama State Board requires three hours of CE annually, one of which must be a live presentation. [AL Board Reg. 680-X-2-.14]
Can the ExCPT be Taken?
1. If the pharmacist supervises three or more technicians, at least one must be certified by a board-approved certification program; certification is voluntary for the other two.
2. If the pharmacist supervises fewer than three technicians, certification is completely voluntary.
Those technicians for whom certification is voluntary may obtain national certification by taking the ExCPT exam. The ExCPT is approved by the Alabama Board of Pharmacy.
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