Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 14, April 7, 2022
The following requirements shall apply to each individual who
applies for a new pharmacy technician registration on or after July 1,
Each pharmacy technician
shall be required to pass either the pharmacy technician certification board
(PTCB) certification examination or the national health-career association
(NHA) ExCPT certification examination before the first renewal of the pharmacy
(1) Each pharmacy
technician shall be required to attain a scaled score of at least 1400 on the
PTCB certification examination in order to pass.
(2) Each pharmacy technician shall be
required to attain a score of at least 390 on the NHA ExCPT certification
examination in order to pass.
Any pharmacy technician who is unable to
take or pass an approved certification examination before the first renewal of
the pharmacy technician's registration may submit to the board, on a form
provided by the board, a request for a six-month extension to pass an approved
certification examination. The request shall be submitted to the board at least
30 days before the pharmacy technician's registration expiration date and shall
provide the reason for the request, which may include any of the following:
(1) Previous examination attempts and
(2) the commencement date
of training or preparation and the reasons for delay;
(3) an event that directly resulted from the
occurrence of natural causes outside the pharmacy technician's
(4) a change in employment
and the relevant dates; or
Within 30 days after passing an approved certification examination or before
the first renewal, whichever is earlier, each pharmacy technician shall submit
to the board proof of successful completion of the examination.
Kan. Admin. Regs. §
K.S.A. 2016 Supp.
as amended by L. 2017, ch. 34, sec. 15, and K.S.A. 2016 Supp.
implementing K.S.A. 2016 Supp.
as amended by L. 2017, ch. 34, sec. 15; amended by
Register Volume 37, No. 17; effective