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Introduction:

The task force met on October 22-23, 2019, at NABP Headquarters in Mount Prospect, IL. This task force was 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. Evaluate the recommendations of the Overview Task Force on Requirements for Pharmacy Technician Education, Practice Responsibilities, and Competence Assessment (Overview Task Force) related to pharmacy technician competence assessment.
  2. Evaluate the current environment for pharmacy technician competence assessment.
  3. Make recommendations to ensure boards of pharmacy take a more active role in establishing requirements for the competence assessment of pharmacy technicians.