Looking for Kansas pharmacy tech information? Following are the important facts you need to know about the requirements for pharmacy technicians in Kansas.
Does Kansas regulate pharmacy technicians? Yes.
Is certification required to practice in Kansas? Yes. You must pass either the PTCB or ExCPT exam prior to your first renewal.
What certification exam(s) is/are approved by the state? PTCB (PTCE) and ICPT (ExCPT)
When is registration required? Before beginning employment.
Is licensure required? Yes. You must be registered with the Board BEFORE accepting employment in a pharmacy.
What do I have to do to become licensed?
Yes. All pharmacists-in-charge will train their own technicians and maintain proper records.
Are there Continuing Education (CE) requirements? Yes. If your registration expires October 1, 2020, you must have completed 20 hours of CE before you renew. You must have earned those hours between November 1, 2018 and the day you renew in 2020.
How often is renewal required? Biannually. Pharmacy technician licenses expire on October 31 of the renewal year. Renewal applications are sent by the Board to the license holder’s home address; they are not available online. The renewal fee has been reduced to $20.
What should I do if I change jobs or change my home address? Report the change to the Board within 30 days.
Other good info to know about pharmacy tech requirements in Kansas:
Kansas Board of Pharmacy
Office: 800 SW Jackson Street, Suite 1414
Topeka, Kansas 66612
Telephone: 785-296-4056 Fax: 785-296-8420
Professional Association for Pharmacy Techs:
Kansas Pharmacists Association
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