According to the Health Care Facility Lisensure Act passed on 9/1/07, pharmacy technicians must apply for registration within 30 days after being hired by a pharmacy or facility.
To register as a pharmacy technician, an individual must:
1. Be at least 18 years of age;
2. Be a high school graduate or be officially recognized by the State Department of Education as possessing the equivalent degree of education;
3. Have never been convicted of any non-alcohol, drug-related misdemeanor or felony;
4. File an application with the Department; and
5. Pay the applicable fee.
Initial Registration Fee for Pharmacy Technician: By an applicant for a registration as a pharmacy technician, the fee of $25 and the Licensee Assistance Program fee of $1 for each year remaining during the current biennial renewal period.
172 NAC 128-017.18
Proration of Initial Registration Fee for Pharmacy Technician: For issuance of a registration that will expire within 180 days after its initial issuance date, a fee of $25 and the Licensee Assistance Program fee of $1. 172 NAC 128-017.19
172 NAC 128-017.20 Pharmacy Technician Registration Renewal Fee: By an applicant for renewal on a biennial basis of a registration as a pharmacy technician, the fee of $25 and the Licensee Assistance Program fee of $2.
Pharmacy technician registrations will renew biennially and will expire January 1 of odd-numbered years. The biennial renewal fee is $25 and renewal notices will be sent at least 30 days prior to the expiration date.
Pharmacist-in-charge is responsible for administering a training program and is responsible for maintaining records.
[NE Practice Act 71-1,147.33]
The National Pharmacy Technician Training Program can be used to meet the training requirements.
Only required to maintain certification.
Can the ExCPT be Taken?
Certification is completely voluntary. Nevertheless, ExCPT certification provides national recognition of your knowledge and skills and may make you more marketable.
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