Pharmacy technicians are not regulated in the same way as other states. In Hawaii, pharmacists are highly regulated (by the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs), but technicians are not.
Nor do you have to register to work as a technician.
Aspiring candidates should be 18-years old and work under the supervision of a qualified and licensed pharmacist. Though holding PTCB certification is not required, it does improve employment opportunities and salary expectations.
To work as a pharmacy technician in Hawaii, 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 Hawaii:
To maintain the pharmacy tech license in Hawaii, candidates must complete CE – or continuous education.
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