Media Contact

Larissa Doucette
847-391-4405
help@nabp.pharmacy

Introduction

The task force met virtually on September 1, 2020. 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 current environment of pharmacy technician practice responsibilities, including state laws and rules addressing pharmacy technician practice.
  2. Examine the language in the Model State Pharmacy Act and Model Rules of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (Model Act) addressing pharmacy technician practice, and if necessary, recommend amendments that allow technicians to practice in the best interest of patient care.

Read more in the full report.