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NJ Board of Pharmacy Approves Wedgewood Pharmacy Technician-Training Program
Date:9/7/2007

SWEDESBORO, N.J., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Board of Pharmacy has approved a 14-module, eight-hour program for training pharmacy technicians at Wedgewood Pharmacy. The program was developed by the company's Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs Department. Upon completion of the program, each technician must complete an examination and demonstrate a high level of competence in all state rules and statutes governing pharmacy, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations and the company's own rigorous quality standards.

The company also requires monthly in-service training for all of its pharmacy technicians. Each year, the company provides a total of more than 800 hours -- more than 100 business days -- of initial and continuing education to its cadre of technicians. At Wedgewood Pharmacy, which is the largest compounding pharmacy in the U.S. supplying veterinarians, quality control programs are very strict and carefully monitored. For example, a minimum of five licensed pharmacists review every prescription order that is fulfilled.

A pharmacy technician in a large, national pharmacy like Wedgewood may play a variety of roles. According to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, "Technicians receive written prescriptions or requests for prescription refills from patients. They also may receive prescriptions sent electronically from the doctor's office. They must verify that the information on the prescription is complete and accurate. To prepare the prescription, technicians must retrieve, count, pour, weigh, measure, and sometimes mix the medication. Then, they prepare the prescription labels, select the type of prescription container and affix the prescription and auxiliary labels to the container. Once the prescription is filled, technicians price and file the prescription, which must be checked by a pharmacist before it is given to the patient. Technicians may establish and maintain pa
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