Pharmacy technicians are not regulated by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.
National certification is required to practice as a pharmacy technician. This is required for registered technicians, but this does not apply to trainee technicians who are not registered.
However, some technicians who have been working for several years may be exempt from these requirements. The system in Texas offers more flexibility for those who have accrued years of experience in this field.
The PTCB exam is the approved national certification exam.
Competition for pharmacy technician roles in Texas is currently high.
To obtain a pharmacy technician license in Texas, 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 Texas:
To maintain the pharmacy tech license in Texas, 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 Texas 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 If you notice any out-of-date details on this summary, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will review any issues brought to our attention and rectify any issues as soon as practicable.
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