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State by State Pharmacy Technicians Requirements

We have put together a list of the requirements for each state to become a pharmacy technician. They are in alphabetical order for your convenience. Please keep in mind that although we try to...

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Washington Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

At this time of increasing healthcare demands, pharmacy technicians play a vital role in the safe delivery of prescription medication to the public. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistic confirms that employment for certified...

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Tennessee Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

Now more than ever, U.S. hospitals and retail pharmacies need qualified professionals to fill over three billion prescriptions that filter through pharmacies each year. The U.S. Department of Labor reports that employment opportunities are...

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North Dakota Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

Pharmacy technicians assist licensed pharmacists with the provision of medication and other pharmaceutical products to patients. They also perform other routine tasks, such as labeling containers, counting tablets, and pouring, weighing, and mixing medications,...

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South Dakota Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

Today’s busy pharmacies need the skills and knowledge of competent pharmacy technicians. Pharmacists couldn’t meet the demands for dispensing prescription drugs and provide adequate counseling to patients without the support of a capable pharmacy...

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New Mexico Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

Pharmacy technicians support licensed pharmacists by providing education, information, and other healthcare solutions to patients. They perform the basic tasks to prepare prescription requests, such as calculating dosages, counting tablets, labeling containers and dispensing...

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New Hampshire Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

New medications offering hope to those suffering with acute and chronic diseases make their debut on the market daily. The onslaught of new medications along with an increase in the number of middle-aged and...

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Nebraska Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

As life expectancy and the need for prescription medication increases, the demands for pharmacy technicians and similar positions will hit higher than average rates. The U.S. Department of Labor has already projected that employment...

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Montana Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

Close to 72 percent of pharmacy technicians work in independently owned retail pharmacies, drugstore chain pharmacies, and pharmacies in department and grocery stores. The other 18 percent of pharmacy technicians find work in hospitals,...

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Mississippi Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

Employment opportunities for pharmacy technicians are expected to increase by 20% through the year 2022. The Bureau of Labor Statistics credits the expected growth to the demands of a rising senior population who use...

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Louisiana Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

Pharmacy technicians are trained health care professionals who support pharmacists in hospital and retail pharmacies. They prepare and fill prescriptions, dispense medications, manage inventory, and label supplies. The Louisiana Board of Pharmacy governs the...

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Kentucky Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

A pharmacy technician conducts technical functions under the supervision of a Registered Pharmacist. The duties include preparing prescriptions, repackaging, compounding, inventory, and billing. The Kentucky State Board of Pharmacy recognizes PTCB and ICPT certification...

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Iowa Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

A pharmacy technician assists in the delivery of medication and other pharmacy products under the supervision of a pharmacist. Due to higher standards and stringent training and certification requirements, Iowa’s pharmacists demonstrate their confidence...

Idaho State

Idaho Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

Pharmacy technicians support their pharmacist supervisors by providing medication and other pharmacy products to patients and customers. They perform routine tasks, such as preparing prescription orders, but will also play a critical role in...

Alaska

Alaska Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

Alaska provides a wealth of opportunities for pharmacy technicians. According to the Board of Pharmacy, there were 1,601 licensed pharmacy technicians in 2014 and the employment rate is expected to grow by 35% by...

Wyoming

Wyoming Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

There are approximately 635 pharmacy technicians in Wyoming. According to the BLS, those numbers will grow in response to health care demands. Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists by communicating with medical providers, filling and dispensing...

Alabama

Alabama Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

Pharmacy technicians use their knowledge and skills to support licensed pharmacists in providing medication and other pharmaceutical products to the general public. They work in nursing homes, retail pharmacies, hospital pharmacies, clinics, nuclear and...

North Carolina

North Carolina Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

Pharmacy technicians are allied health professionals who perform various duties related to the preparation and dispensation of drugs under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist. Training programs, approved by North Carolina’s Board of...

West Virginia

West Virginia Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

Due to unprecedented growth in the medical industry, pharmacies in West Virginia and other states across the nation have become the preferred destination for individuals considering a career in the pharmaceutical industry. The demands...

Oregon

Oregon Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

State and federal agencies and employers are recognizing the integral role pharmacy technicians play in the prescription processing system. Due to stringent requirements for training and certification, pharmacists are more willing to work with...

Minnesota

Minnesota Pharmacy Technician Requirements and Training Programs

The healthcare industry employs over 15.6 million professionals nationwide. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, those numbers will continue to increase as the growing senior population places more demands on the industry. Pharmacy...