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Wyoming Pharmacy Technician Programs

Pharmacy Technician Registration Requirements

Required
  • 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

Required
  • 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

Required
  • 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.
  • MISSION:
    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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