Pharmacy Technicians – Pharmacy Law And Regulations

Pharmacy technicians must have a deep understanding of pharmacy law and regulations. This is required not only for passing the PTCE or the ExCPT certification exam, but also for developing competency in running a pharmacy business.

Following are 3 salient provisions of these laws and regulations, bearing in mind, however, that there are minor state-to-state variations. We will follow the discussion by stating a few things about ethical standards of practice for technicians.

Price Posting for Drugs

The local government sends a poster suitable for display to all pharmacies under its jurisdiction. The poster contains the list of the 100 most commonly-used prescription drugs.