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Wyoming Pharmacy Technician Programs

Pharmacy Technician Registration Requirements

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years old.
  • Applicant must obtain a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Applicant shall apply for pharmacy technician licensure by completing an application supplied by the Board
  • Applicants must provide evidence of current certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
  • paying the required fee
  • Applicant can have no history of drug abuse or provide satisfactory evidence of rehabilitation.
  • Applicant must not have any felony or gross misdemeanor convictions related to controlled substances within 36 months of submitting an application.
  • Meeting the requirements:
    The Board reserves the right to require an interview prior to a pharmacy technician license being issued.

Pharmacy Technician Continuous Education Requirements

  • Every pharmacy technician seeking renewal of a pharmacy technician license shall complete, during each calendar year, six (6) contact hours of approved, continuing pharmacy education programs to be applied to the upcoming renewal year.
  • A pharmacy technician who fails to submit the required six hours of continuing education credits with a renewal may be issued an "inactive" license.
  • A pharmacy technician may not practice in Wyoming with an "inactive" license.

Pharmacy Technician Renewals Requirements

  • A pharmacy technician must apply, on a form supplied by the Board, to renew his license each year on or before December 31 including payment of the required renewal fee.

Pharmacist : Technician Ratio

Pharmacist/Technician Employee Ratio.
  • A pharmacist is permitted to be a direct supervisor of three (3) technicians who are performing pharmacy functions.
  • For the purpose of this rule technicians shall include registered pharmacy technicians and pharmacy technicians-in-training licensed or registered with the Board.
  • A pharmacy technician-in-training who is enrolled with the Casper College, Pharmacy Technician Training Program and who possesses a pharmacy technician-in-training permit issued by the Board

Wyoming Pharmacy Technician Salary*

*From Bureau of Labor Statistics - May 2011
  • Hourly Average Salary: $16.03
  • Annual Average Salary: $33,350
  • Employment: 490

Wyoming State Board of Pharmacy

  • The Board:
    Regulates the practice of pharmacy in the State of Wyoming. This includes licensing of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and resident and nonresident pharmacies.
    The Board of Pharmacy is that State agency charged with the responsibility of protecting the health and welfare of the residents of Wyoming regarding pharmaceutical services.

Wyoming Pharmacy Association

  • The Wyoming Pharmacy Association, a non-profit corporation, was established in 1915.
  • Mission Statement:
    The mission of the Wyoming Pharmacy Association is to advance and promote the practice and profession of pharmacy.

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