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Texas State Board of Pharmacy Continuing Education Requirements

Pharmacy Technicians
Between each registration renewal period, (every 2 years) technicians must meet one the following requirements regarding Continuing Education (CE) have:
•    completed 20 hours Continuing Education (CE),with one hour being pharmacy law.
•    a current certification with Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).

More information on continuing education requirements for technicians can be obtained at the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.

For individuals interested in becoming a pharmacy technician, please view the formal education and training requirements to become a Registered Technician in Texas.

Becoming a Pharmacy Technician

For detailed steps to become a Pharmacy Technician in Texas, click here.

Training Materials
Texas state law requires all technicians to be registered. Technicians who are not currently registered may NOT perform technician duties in a pharmacy. Click here to learn more about registration requirements.

TPA offers many options to help technicians prepare for the PTCB certification exam. Please visit the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board for additional information on the exam.

TPA offers various training materials to help you prepare for the PTCB exam.

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