Chapter 14. Your Future in Pharmacy Practice. Learning Objectives. Describe the format and content of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination. Explain the criteria for recertification for pharmacy technicians.
Your Future in Pharmacy Practice
States Recognizing Pharmacy Technician Certification
Preparing to work in an institutional or community-based pharmacy requires serious thought about one’s attitude, reliability, accuracy, sense of responsibility, personal appearance, organizational skills, and ability to relate to others.
Choose one potential employer of pharmacy technicians, and research to find more information about the employer. Write a brief report providing information that might be of interest to a potential employee of this pharmacy or institution. Write a résumé and cover letter that you might use to apply for a job as a pharmacy technician.
Search the Internet for news on which states allow “right-to-die” or physician-assisted suicide prescriptions. Report on what procedures must be taken to fill such a prescription in the pharmacy. What ethical dilemma might pharmacy personnel encounter in a state where such prescriptions are legal?