Requirements: [MT Board Reg. 24.174.701]
1. Must be at least 18 years old.
2. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
3. Must submit an application ($60) to the pharmacy board for a pharmacy technician-in-training permit which lasts for 18 months while waiting for certification.
4. Must pass a board-approved pharmacy technician certification exam.
“(1) A supervising pharmacist shall:
(a) provide initial training to a pharmacy technician that relates to the tasks
the technician may perform pursuant to the supervising pharmacist's utilization plan;
(b) prepare and maintain a written record of initial and in-service training for on-site inspection by the board. The record shall contain the following information:
(i) name and signature of the person receiving the training;
(ii) dates of the training;
(iii) general description of the topics covered; and
(iv) name and signature of the person supervising the training.
(2) An initial training program must include on-the-job practical training and
didactic education that is commensurate with the tasks and functions a pharmacy technician may perform. A supervising pharmacist must obtain the board's approval of an initial training program prior to undertaking the training of a pharmacy technician pursuant to the program.
(3) Verification of completion of training, by test or otherwise, shall be
recorded by the supervising pharmacist, and shall be available for inspection withthe training record.”
The pharmacy may request the Board of Pharmacy to approve The National Pharmacy Technician Training Program as part of its training.
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