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(225 ILCS 85/17.1)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2020)
Registered pharmacy technician training.
(a) Beginning January 1, 2004, it shall be the joint responsibility of a
and its pharmacist in charge to have trained all of its registered pharmacy technicians
proof of prior training in all of the following topics as they relate to the
(1) The duties and responsibilities of the
technicians and pharmacists.
(2) Tasks and technical skills, policies, and
(3) Compounding, packaging, labeling, and storage.
(4) Pharmaceutical and medical terminology.
(5) Record keeping requirements.
(6) The ability to perform and apply arithmetic
(b) Within 6 months after initial employment or changing the duties and
responsibilities of a registered pharmacy technician, it
the joint responsibility of the pharmacy and the pharmacist in charge to
train the registered
pharmacy technician or obtain proof of prior training in the areas listed in
of this Section as they relate to the practice site or to document that the pharmacy technician is making appropriate progress.
(c) All pharmacies shall maintain an up-to-date training
describing the duties and responsibilities of a registered pharmacy technician.
(d) All pharmacies shall create and maintain retrievable
training or proof of training as required in this Section.
(Source: P.A. 100-497, eff. 9-8-17.)