Looking for information on the Connecticut pharmacy tech requirements?
Following are the important facts you need to know about the
requirements for pharmacy technicians in Connecticut.
Does Connecticut regulate pharmacy technicians? Yes
Is certification required to practice in Connecticut? Yes
What certification exam(s) is/are approved by the state? PTCB (PTCE)
Is licensure required? Yes. You may begin working in a pharmacy under the direct supervision of a Connecticut pharmacist without registration; however, you must obtain your registration certificate within 30 days.
What do I have to do to become licensed?
Is training required? No. Once licensed, however, you must work under the direct supervision of a pharmacist licensed in Connecticut.
Are there Continuing Education (CE) requirements? No. However, the pharmacist–in-charge should provide continuing in-service training to the technicians under his or her supervision.
How often is renewal required? Annually. Registrations expire each March 31st. The renewal fee is $50.
What should I do if I change jobs or change my home address? Notify the Connecticut Commission of Pharmacy within 5 days of any change of name, job, or address. Instructions and link are available here.
Other good info to know about Connecticut pharmacy tech requirements:
State of Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection
Commission of Pharmacy
Office: 165 Capitol Avenue.
Hartford, CT 06106
Voice: 860-713-6100 or toll-free 800-842-2649
Connecticut Pharmacists Association (CPA)
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