pharmacy technician

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pharmacy technician

a person who prepares and dispenses prescriptions under the supervision of a pharmacist.

phar·ma·cy tech·ni·ci·an

(fahr'mă-sē tek-nish'ŭn)
A medical professional working as an assistant to, and under the supervision of, a registered pharmacist.

pharmacy technician

A technician who assists the pharmacist in certain activities such as medication profile reviews for drug incompatibilities, typing of prescription labels, prescription packaging, handling of purchase records, and inventory control, and may, where state law and hospital policy permit, dispense drugs to patients under the supervision of a registered pharmacist.
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The pharmacy tech made numerous spelling errors on the drugs," he said.
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And while they admit that certification from the Pharmacy Technician's Certification Board is a plus, most pharmacies--especially those of large chains--have internal training programs that a person must take to qualify as a pharmacy tech.

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