A15. See O.C.G.A. § 26-4-82 and 26-4-88
Technicians may not provide patient counseling.
- The Georgia Board of Pharmacy only recognizes as certified technicians those who completed a Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) nationally certified pharmacy technician program.
- Technicians must be easily identifiable by wearing a name badge at all times.
- Technician Ratios: The pharmacist to pharmacy technician ratio may not exceed one pharmacist providing direct supervision of two pharmacy technicians; however, the pharmacist to pharmacy technician may not exceed one pharmacist providing direct supervision to three pharmacy technicians if one of the technicians is nationally certified.
- Only pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and interns/externs may be work in the pharmacy prescription department.