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AJHP Articles

Advancing technician roles: An essential step in pharmacy practice model reform

ASHP national survey of pharmacy practice in hospital settings: Dispensing and administration (2011)

Experience with a “tech-check-tech” program in an academic medical center

Opportunities and challenges related to pharmacy technicians in supporting optimal pharmacy practice models in health systems

Pharmacy technician education, training, and certification: Call for a single national standard and public accountability

Single standard for education, training, and certification of pharmacy technicians

“Tech-check-tech”: A review of the evidence on its safety and benefits

Tech Teaching Tips Newsletter

Tech Teaching Tips, Issue 4, Spring 2015 [PDF]

Tech Teaching Tips, Issue 3, Fall 2014 [PDF]

Tech Teaching Tips, Issue 2, Summer 2014 [PDF]

Tech Teaching Tips, Issue 1, Spring 2014 [PDF]

Other Pharmacy Organizations

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

American Association of Pharmacy Technicians

National Association of Boards of Pharmacy

National Pharmacy Technician Association

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board

Pharmacy Technician Educators Council

Each state has its own rules covering the work of pharmacy technicians. Some states require pharmacy technicians register with their state board of pharmacy. Others require that technicians pass a certification exam and receive a license from the state. For more information about the requirements in your state, contact the board of pharmacy.