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WTI Comp Ch. 3

Mosby's Chapter 3: Competencies, Associations and other settings for Rx Techs

PTCB requirements for continuing education (CE) hours for pharmacy technicians include: 1 credit must be in pharmacy law and 1 must be in medication and patient safety.
Who oversees the State Boards of Pharmacy (BOPs)? National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)
Which pharmacy law should be followed when a difference exists between the state and federal laws? The strictest of the federal or state law
Which tasks are considered non-discretionary duties for a pharmacy technician? Managing the inventory, Billing, Stocking shelves
Which skill is usually needed more as an outpatient technician? Good communication skills
What is true about closed door pharmacies? They are not open to the public, they deliver medications, and they service long-term care facilities.
Which level of pharmacy technician does not indicate or guarantee the person’s skills or knowledge? Registered pharmacy technician
What is true about the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination (PTCE): It consists of 90 multiple choice questions, is a 2-hour process, and it is a computer-based exam.
Which organization offers specialty certification programs for pharmacy technicians who want to enhance their skills and marketability? National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA)
On the job, a pharmacy technician should be concerned about: Appropriate appearance , Communication skills, Punctuality
Today’s technicians are the first generation of pharmacy technicians who are considered to be: Professionals
Which organizations provide career opportunities for pharmacy technicians? Hospital pharmacies, retail pharmacies, long-term care pharmacies, prisons, insurance companies, and software companies.
Which pharmacy organization was founded in 1999 by technicians for technicians? National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA)
A non-discretionary duty is one that: Does not require professional judgment and relies on technical skills and training
What is the meaning of the acronym NPT? Nuclear pharmacy technician
A good resume should always: Be approximately one page long
The National Healthcareer Association (NHA): Administers the ExCPT examination
The “tech-check-tech” program: Allows the checking of a technician’s order filling by a certified pharmacy technician (CPhT) instead of a pharmacist
Who launched the CREST Initiative? PTCB
The PTCB requires that a pharmacy technician complete one CPE in __________ when renewing their PTCB certification. medication/patient safety and law
Created by: lrhamyWTI