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    Surviving My First Week As a Pharmacy Technician

    Pharmacy Technician Tip Double check your state Board of Pharmacy requirements before applying to pharmacy technician positions. Most positions require certification which includes national certification AND state certification.    This last week, I had the great pleasure of using my pharmacy technician license (CPhT) for the first time! This was very exciting because I had no previous employment experience in a pharmacy setting. I shadowed community and clinical pharmacists before, but this was a chance to witness how prescriptions were processed, manifested, and delivered to the patient. Because of my master’s program and my incoming status as a pharmacy student, I was luckily hired by a long-term care pharmacy. Our…