Looking for Louisiana pharmacy tech information? Following are the important facts you need to know about the requirements for pharmacy technicians in Louisiana.
Does Louisiana regulate pharmacy technicians? Yes.
Is certification required to practice in Louisiana? Yes.
What certification exam(s) is/are approved by the state? PTCB (PTCE).
When is registration required? Prior to working in or earning any practical experience in a pharmacy.
Is licensure required? Yes. You will have 18 months after initial registration to complete the educational and practical training requirements in order to obtain licensure as a pharm tech in Louisiana.
What do I have to do to become licensed?
Are there Continuing Education (CE) requirements? Yes. A minimum of 10 Board-approved credit hours are required annually as a condition of license renewal.
How often is renewal required? Annually. Pharmacy technician licenses expire on June 30 of the renewal year. The renewal fee is $50. The Board will mail renewal applications to the licensee’s address of record.
What should I do if I change jobs, training site, or my home address? Notify the Board in writing within 10 days.
Other good info to know about Louisiana pharmacy tech requirements:
Louisiana Board of Pharmacy
Office: 3388 Brentwood Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70809-1700
Telephone: 225-925-6496 Fax: 225-925-6499
Professional Association for Louisiana pharmacy techs:
Louisiana Pharmacists Association
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