Compared to other states in the United States, Florida has the highest degree of regulation of pharmacy technicians. Upon beginning to work in a pharmacy, your employer will require you to obtain training by completing the official PTCB exam.
Candidates must register with the Florida State Board of Pharmacy and complete a board-approved training course. The 2020 PTCB exam has four key elements including Medications, Patient Safety and Quality Assurance, Federal Requirements, and Order Entry and Processing. These are the four key skills that pharmacy technicians are expected to demonstrate when they work in pharmacies.
To obtain a pharmacy tech license in Florida, the State Board has issued their own requirements for candidates to meet. These include:
The following requirements have been issued by the PTCB for candidates who wish to become pharmacy technicians in Florida:
To maintain the pharmacy tech license in Florida, candidates must complete CE – or continuous education.
Please Note – PTCB Test Prep does its best to ensure that all information related to pharmacy tech licensing in Florida is accurate and up to date. However, whilst we do our best to ensure that our details are as accurate as possible, at the time of writing, we do expect candidates to follow up with their State Board for any of the latest information that may have come to pass. If you notice any out-of-date details on this summary, please email us at email@example.com and we will review any issues brought to our attention and rectify any issues as soon as practicable.
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