pharmacy technician

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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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