[Commentary on] Advancing technician roles: An essential step in pharmacy practice model reform

Shane, Rita
October 2011
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;10/1/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 19, p1834
Academic Journal
The author comments on an article by A. J. Adams and colleagues on the advanced role of "tech-check-tech" (TCT), where a technician, instead of a pharmacist, checks the order-filling accuracy of another technician. She states that the article highlights several programs which ensure the safety of TCT, and discusses that the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) supports the designation of "advanced certified pharmacy technicians" by practice sites.


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