In Georgia, pharmacy technicians are not obliged to have completed a course. Nor are they required to register or obtain a license. Instead, training can be done in-house, under the supervision of a qualified and licensed pharmacist.
Candidates must be a high school graduate and they must be 17-years old. Even though the PTCB exam does not need to be completed, there is a growing demand for pharmacy technicians in Georgia and holding PTCB certification enhances career and salary prospects.
As part of the PTCB exam, pharmacy tech students will learn about Medications, Order Entry and Processing, Federal Requirements, and Patient Safety and Quality Assurance.
To obtain a pharmacy tech license in Georgia, 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 Georgia:
To maintain the pharmacy tech license in Georgia, candidates must complete CE – or continuous education.
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