Technicians registered before July 1, 2009 must:
1. The applicant must submit an application ($35) to the board of pharmacy. [IDAPA 27.01.01]
2. Be at least 18years old
3. Have a high school diploma or its equivalent
4. Be of good moral character and temperate habits
After July 1, 2009, pharmacy technicians must also be nationally certified.
Pharmacist-in-charge is responsible for administering a training program for preparing, compounding, and distributing medications and is also responsible for maintaining records. [IDAPA 27.01.01]
The National Pharmacy Technician Training Program can be incorporated into on-the-job training.
A combined technician/pharmacist and student/pharmacist ration to a ceiling of 6:1 was adopted in 2009. [IDAPA 27.01.01]
Can the ExCPT be Taken?
Certification is required for pharmacy technicians that register after July 1, 2009, or, for those registered prior to July 1, 2009 that change employers. The ExCPT is approved by the Idaho Board of Pharmacy.
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