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Introduction:

The task force met virtually on December 1, 2020. This is the fifth task force established pursuant to Resolution 115-4-19, Task Force on Requirements for Technician Education, Practice Responsibilities, and Competence Assessment, which was approved by the NABP membership at the Association’s 115th Annual Meeting in May 2019.

Review of the Task Force Charge:

Task force members reviewed their charge and accepted it as follows:

  1. Review the reports of the Task Force on Requirements for Pharmacy Technician Education, Task Force on Pharmacy Technician Competence Assessment, and Task Force on Pharmacy Technician Practice Responsibilities.
  2. Synthesize these task forces’ recommendations into one consolidated set of recommendations.
  3. Examine the language in the Model State Pharmacy Act and Model Rules of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy addressing all aspects of pharmacy technician regulation and recommend amendments, if necessary, that support technician education, competence assessment, and practice, all in the best interest of patient care.

Read more in the full report.