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Handout from October 12, 2012 Technician Program:

Pediatrics and Infant Care Technician Handout

Pharmacy Technician Background Check Information

The following link is to the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy's Background Check Summary for Pharmacy Technicians (04/08/2009). http://www.pharmacy.ohio.gov/Background_Check_Pharmacy_Techs_Summary_04082009.pdf This summary includes information about the law, finger-printing, background checks and a link to "WebCheck".

The following website link tells pharmacies where in each county pharmacy techs can get a background check.
http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/Services/Business/WebCheck/Webcheck-Community-Listing 



Ohio State Board of Pharmacy - use the following links and scroll down the page to view information for qualified pharmacy technicians in the Ohio Pharmacy Technician Law/Rules. 

 Qualified Pharmacy Technician Law

Qualified Pharmacy Technician Rules - see rules 4729-4-01 thru 4729-4-04   


Approved Examinations for Qualified Pharmacy Technicians


Upcoming Live Programming

The Summer 2014 Pharmacy Technician Education program will be held on August 14, 2014 at The Makoy Center, 5462 Center Street, Hilliard, Ohio 43026.

Program Details

Presented by: Ohio Pharmacists Foundation and Ohio Society of Health-System Pharmacists


PharmacyTechSchools.com

This is a new resource for prospective pharmacy technicians. It includes current, up-to-date information regarding certification and licensing, job growth and salary data, CE requirements, and industry related articles.

What is a Pharmacy Technician?

A pharmacy technician assists the pharmacist with various pharmacy related work. Information on Ohio's laws and rules regarding qualified pharmacy technicians may be found on the Ohio Board of Pharmacy website at the following link under PHARMACY TECHNICIAN LAW: http://www.pharmacy.ohio.gov/whatsnew.htm

According to the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, a pharmacy technician "is a person who works under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist and performs many pharmacy-related functions. Pharmacy technicians are used in a wide variety of practice settings, including community pharmacies, hospitals, the military, in home health care, long term care, mail service facility, managed health care facilities, and educational/training programs. For the purposes of national voluntary certification, pharmacy technicians are defined as individuals working in a pharmacy, who under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, assist in pharmacy activities not requiring the professional judgment of a pharmacist. The pharmacy technician is accountable to the supervising pharmacist, who is legally responsible by virtue of state licensure for the care and safety of patients served by the pharmacy. The pharmacy technician performs activities as the result of having certain knowledge and skills.


Why Do I Need to be Certified?

Article written by Mark Prifogle, 2011 President of the Indiana Academy of Pharmacy Technicians (IAPT), an academy of the Indiana Pharmacists Alliance (IPA).  Reprinted with permission. Original article appeared in the Indiana Pharmacist (Vol. 92, No. 3), third quarter, 2011.


 PTCB Certification Brochure

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

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2215 Constitution Avenue NW 
Washington, D.C.  20037-2985
Tel: 202-429-7576 or Toll-Free: 800-363-8012
Fax: 202-429-7596


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September 25, 2014
7:30AM-5:15PM

APhA's Diabetes Care Certificate Training Program for Pharmacists

OPA office- 2674 Federated Blvd., Columbus, OH 43235

September 26, 2014
9:00AM-1:30PM

Ohio Pharmacy Advocacy Forum

Northeast Ohio Medical University, University Hall, 4209 State Route 44, Rootstown, OH 44272

October 8, 2014
7:30AM-5:15PM

APhA's Delivering MTM Services: A Certificate Training Program for Pharmacists

OPA office- 2674 Federated Blvd., Columbus, OH 43235

October 29, 2014

Live Webinar: Required OSHA Training for Immunizing Pharmacists 2 p.m. & 6 p.m.

October 30, 2014
11:00AM

Live Webinar: Required OSHA Training for Immunizing Pharmacists 11 a.m.