Looking for information about the Georgia pharmacy tech requirements? Following are the important facts you need to know about the requirements for pharmacy technicians in Georgia.
Does Georgia regulate pharmacy technicians? Yes
Is certification required to practice in Georgia? No
What certification exam(s) is/are approved by the state? PTCB (PTCE).
Is licensure required? Yes, as of August 1, 2011.
Georgia Board of Pharmacy
Office: 237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217
Professional Association for Georgia Pharmacy Techs:
Georgia Pharmacy Association
What do I have to do to become licensed?
Is training required?
No, however, pharmacy technicians must be under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.
How often is renewal required? Biennially.
Are there Continuing Education (CE) requirements? Yes, but only for certified pharmacy technicians who wish to maintain their certification.
What should I do if I change jobs or change my home address? Notify the board within 10 days by downloading the appropriate form here. Fill out the form, and submit it to the Board.
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